Despite the legislative and institutional progress, especially in terms of increased transparency and access to data, the public procurement (PP) sector in Bulgaria continues to be associated with high levels of corruption risk. The number of irregularities uncovered by the control bodies remains considerable. At the same time there is a lack of effective investigation, while criminal cases, involving PP, are still very limited and predominantly focused on the lower levels of governance.
Round Table: Defrauding the Bulgarian Public Procurement System: Prevention, Countering and Analysis of Corruption Risks, 31 October 2016
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Governance of the Bulgarian Public Procurement Sector: Corruption Risks and Criminal Prosecution