Revolutionary transparency in Ukrainian public procurement - how civil activist managed to create best e-procurement system in the world

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Revolutionary transparency in Ukrainian public procurement - how civil activist managed to create best e-procurement system in the world
Presenter(s) Ievgen Bilyk
Title(s) ProZorro.Sale coordinator
Organization(s) Transparency International Ukraine
Project(s) ProZorro, ProZorro.Sale, DoZorro,
Country(ies) Ukraine
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2017 theme Self Organized

Public procurement is traditionally one of the most problematic areas in each country. The society is always dissatisfied with the quality of public services and lack of transparency. Business is in unbelief on the complexity of the procedures and the huge number of supplementary documents needed for bidding. A state suffers from bureaucracy and tries to "improve" the process with last efforts.

The constant lack of professionalism and corruption are historical associations with public procurement all around the world. So, the world needs a fundamental restructuring on the basis with a new consensus of the main stakeholders.

What and Who is Prozorro?

What. ProZorro is e – public procurement system which consists the state-owned central database that enables transactions and stores all public data + private platforms that provide access to tenders and services for sellers/buyers. It is based on Open Contracting Data Standard and provides maximum transparency in procurement process. Everyone sees everything - one of the core principles of the system. TI Ukraine managed to launch it and now develops effective monitoring infrastructure.

How can you achieve such results? We will discuss this and many other question during this panel.


Format Conversation
Target Groups Civil society, business and government representatives who work in sphere of public procurement
Length 1.5 hours
Skill Level Any
Language English


Session Outputs

Attendees will get information about Open Contracting. They will know how Ukraine managed to significantly change its PP system in less than a year. New reforms approach - golden triangle of partnership. Monitoring infrastructure - which tools can already been used by Open Contracting society.

Next Steps

Talk to business and government about possibility to launch a small pilot project to test how ProZorro concept works.

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