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Coalition for open, fair, and accountable public spending in the EU
We aim to stop public funds siphoning off and we have a plan that will help.
Why Open Spending?
Open data means less room for corruption
Oriana Ivković Novokmet
“Open spending is essential for governments, civil society, and the private sector to work together towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.”
"Transparency of spending increases the public's trust in governments and aids in preventing and combatting corruption"
“Public procurement is the key datasource to create innovative software tools to help and control to governments, companies and citizens”
PhD, University of Oviedo
“Data analytics holds the key to turn open data into actionable insights, supporting NGOs, journalists, and public bodies to improve efficiency and counter corruption.”
Government Transparency Institute, Hungary
“Transparency in public procurement is about a fair public management for businesses and citizens”
Daniel Arosa Otero
Procurement researcher, Spain
“Failed investments lower citizens' trust in governments, now the credibility of a united Europe is at stake”
Parliament Watch, Italy
“Can't stop corruption without open and clean contracting”
Transparency International, Portugal
“It's all about tax payers' money”
Open government expert, Poland
“To do our job well, journalists have to know where the tax payers' money go”
Data journalist, Slovakia
“We need HD transparency in procurement - turning paper into linked open data - so that governments can shop smartly and fight money-wasting”
Open Contracting Partnership
“Right of access to information is one of the instruments to defend democracy”
Access Info Europe, Spain
“Citizens should have a say in how their money is spent”
“I like finding patterns in data”
Funky Citizens, Romania
"Transparency on public spending allows citizens to monitor the effectiveness of policies and programs on the ground"
"More transparency and accountability in public spending is a good first step in restoring citizen's trust in institutions and our democracies as a whole"
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