Open Contracting: Towards Transparency and Accountability in public contracting

Open Contracting: Towards Transparency and Accountability in public contracting

Open Contracting explained Open contracting, the use of data, disclosure and engagement throughout the full procurement cycle. It is the pro-active disclosure of contract information with open access to the public. According to the Open Government Partnership, Open Contracting can be defined as the publication of government contracts from the awarding process, to the monitoring and evaluation of contract implementation. Open Contracting principles call for the timely, current and proactive disclosure of documents and data related to public contracting. This is to empower the public to understand and monitor public contracting as a safeguard against inefficient, ineffective and corrupt use of public resources. Open Contracting Data Standard At the core […]