Report Summary on the Call for Open Tender for the Design and Works of Struma Motorway, Lot 3.1 Zheleznitsa Tunnel. Phase І

The report summary herein presents the main findings of Transparency International Bulgaria, an independent observer, about the call preparation and tender documentation in the call for open tender for the design and works of Struma motorway lot 3.1, Zheleznitsa tunnel. PHASE І: Analysis of the Call Preparation and Tender Documentation. Suspension of the Tender Procedure. Closure of the National Company “Strategic Infrastructure Projects”



The current publication is published as a result of the activities carried out under the project “Increasing Integrity through Advocacy: Counteracting Corruption in Public Contracting”. The project has been financially supported by the Integrity Initiative of the World Bank and Siemens. The main objective of the initiative is to enhance the standards for integrity and transparency in the execution of contracts of significant public interest by altering policies in countries.


Access to Information and Transparency in Awarding and Executing Projects with Significant Public Interest: Report on the Oversight and Selection Procedure of Contractor and Implementation of the Contracts for Construction of “Trakiya” Highway

This publication represents the results from an independent civil monitoring in 2010 and 2011 of the construction work on “Trakya” highway. The report provides the findings, assessments and recommendations of the expert monitoring team of association “Transparency International” for the last three key stages of the process: preparation for the necessary documents for public procurement procedure; conduct of the procurement procedure and contract signing; implementation of the agreed upon activities.


Methodology for Civil Monitoring of Infrastructure Project Execution

In the 12 years of functioning in Bulgaria, Transparency International – Bulgaria gained considerable experience in conducting independent oversight of the processes of privatization, assigning public procurement and implementation of deals related to concessions with strategic importance for Bulgaria. The current methodology for monitoring of an infrastructure project is universal and can successfully be applied for conducting monitoring of the execution of any type of investment project. The methodology is based on the approach of the international organization for fight against corruption “Transparency international”. The publication is available in Bulgarian language.


Corruption Violations in Public Procurement Awarding in Bulgaria

The present publication is a result of the efforts of Transparency International – Bulgaria, part of the project “Promoting Transparency Through Advocacy. Challenges in the Fight Against Corruption”. The publication represents the findings from the legislative analysis of the Bulgarian legislature in the area of public procurement, the results from a number of comparative researches and analysis of the problem, as well as the typology of the violations related to public procurement, casting doubts for corruption. The publication is available in Bulgarian language.

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