Publication of Data on Signed Contracts and Received Assistance Through Infrastructure Development Program (Orio) Netherlands (MK0103)
Action Plan: Macedonia National Action Plan 2016-2018
Action Plan Cycle: 2016
Lead Institution: Secretariat for European Affairs
Support Institution(s): Ministry of Health; Association for Emancipation, Solidarity and Equality of Women
Policy AreasAid, Fiscal Openness, Publication of Budget/Fiscal Information
Status quo or problem addressed by the commitment: There is no publicly available information and data on signed contracts and received assistance through the program ORIO funded by the Netherlands which includes R. Macedonia. Main objective: Improving transparency of public institutions when receiving and using foreign assistance and loans. Brief description of commitment: In the section intended for ORIO Program on its website, the Secretariat for European Affairs, as the competent institution for promoting the ORIO program in R. Macedonia, will publish a list of public institutions from RM that applied for and received funds from ORIO program; will publish agreements signed between the applicant institutions of RM and the Netherlands; will publish the overall application detailing the objectives and the course of projects funded through this ORIO program; will provide information on the status of the project (development phase, implementation phase and maintenance phase) and will publish data on semi-annual basis for a total received and spent funds during the projected period. OPG challenge addressed by the commitment: Efficient public resources management. Reference to the global objectives of sustainable development: Reference to the Objective 16. “Peace, justice and strong institutions” Target 16.6: Development of effective, accountable and transparent institutions at all levels. The measures of this commitment contribute for improvement of transparency and accountability of the institutions in foreign assistance management. Relevance: The measure contributes to increasing the transparency and accountability of public institutions in the management of foreign assistance. Ambition: Created new mechanisms for publishing data on foreign assistance management.