Open contracting refers to norms and practices for increased disclosure and participation in public contracting including tendering, performance and completion. It includes the variety of contract types, from more basic contracts for the procurement of goods, to complex contracts, joint venture agreements, licenses and production sharing agreements. Open contracting encompasses all public contracting, including contracts funded by combinations of public, private and donor sources.
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) offers customised solutions to complex challenges. GIZ is an experienced service provider and assist the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation. GIZ offers demand-driven, tailor-made and effective services for sustainable development.
Construction Sector Transparency Initiative (CoST) is a country centered multi-stakeholder initiative designed to promote transparency and accountability in publicly financed construction. At CoST’s core is the belief that the processes involved in the construction of public infrastructure must be made more transparent. The public must be armed with the information they need to hold decision makers to account and to ensure better value for money in the construction sector.
Integrity Action is an independent non-governmental organization that works with governments, business and civil society to find practical solutions to making integrity work.
Oxfam is an international confederation of 17 organizations networked together in more than 90 countries, as part of a global movement for change, to build a future free from the injustice of poverty. Oxfam works directly with communities and we seek to influence the powerful to ensure that poor people can improve their lives and livelihoods and have a say in decisions that affect them.
The Philippines Government Procurement Policy Board is the principal body responsible for procurement policy formulation and the implementation and monitoring of effective public procurement reform, thereby promoting and achieving good governance, in general, and transparency, accountability, equity, effectiveness, efficiency and economy in Government, in particular.
Transparency International (TI) has made it’s mission to stop corruption and promote transparency, accountability and integrity at all levels and across all sectors of society. IT’s Core Values are: transparency, accountability, integrity, solidarity, courage, justice and democracy.
World Bank Institute (WBI)supports the World Bank’s operational work and its country clients in this rapidly changing landscape by forging new dynamic approaches to capacity development. WBI offers three areas of support to its developing-country clients: Open Knowledge, Collaborative Governance, and Innovative Solutions.
Colombia Compra Eficiente is the National Public Procurement Agency of Colombia. Its main objective is to develop and promote public policies and tools oriented to organize and articulate the participants of the public procurement processes to achieve better efficiency, transparency and optimize the State’s resources.
In the extractive industries sector the award and implementation of large contracts and concessions is critical.
Open Contracting has the potential to transformation public divestitures of land, such as the concession, lease or sale of land to a private entity...
Global principles that can serve as a guide for all of those seeking to advance open contracting around the world.
Standards for disclosure of contracts and to build capacities for collecting, publishing, storing, accessing and sharing contract data.
Illustrating the value of open contracting by surfacing lessons learned and engaging in research, monitoring and evaluation.
Building awareness of the importance of open contracting, promoting and disseminating content about open contracting in the public sphere.
Supporting practitioners and organizations with trainings, knowledge exchanges, coaching, seed funding and tools.