The Register of Magistrates and their scientific contribution publications and views

Magistrates that are appreciated (viewed) for their scientific research, publications and contribution to the doctrine of law The Register of Magistrates, created by the organization AIS, promotor of Open Data for Albania, ranks the most favorite Judges and Prosecutors according to Google Analytics and Google Search Console shows in terms of their contribution to the Doctrine of Law and in areas like Constitutional Law, Ownership,…

Albanian Media: Interceptions of Italian Anti-mafia about Influence over Tenders in Tirana. 80 Procurement Processes were already reported by Open Procurement Albania for their risk of corruption and irregularities

Several news portals have used our databases in January in reporting on corruption and irregularities. Some of them report on alleged connections between interceptions made by the 2017 Italian Anti-Mafia (published in Italy in January 2021) and the tenders reported for risk of corruption and irregularities on our database for Transparent Procurement. The Italian Anti-Mafia interceptions into persons being investigated as members of the Mafia…

DATA/How did Ndragheta’s intercepted company win 80 public tenders in Albania? ‘Open Data’ raised the red flag, but no one listened to it

Dosja.al has published on 23 January 2021 an article entitled Data: How Ndragheta’s Company won 80 public tenders in Albania. Open Data raised the red flag, but no one listened to it Persons involved in the Euro 250 million affair in Italy are being interrogated.The data available shows that Ndragheta’s intercepted company has won 80 public tenders in Albania. All in the health sector! As…

Interceptions of Ndrag’heta involving the Municipality of Tirana and the Health Authorities – What do we know so far?

Exit.al published on 21 January an article entitled: Interceptions of Ndrag’heta involving the Municipality of Tirana and Health Authorities. The article as follows: View Post The arrest of tens of members of the Italian mafia group, Ndrangheta, emphasized their connection with officials of Tirana Municipality and Rama Government, and their involvement in corrupt tenders and construction permits. The entire money laundering scheme of the Italian…

Health Expenditures, State Budget 2020 and the Covid-19 Pandemic

Open Data Albania is looking into the state budget for health in 2020 and the dynamics of changes that the Executive and the Parliament have adopted during the year. The research aims to identify the budgetary behavior in meeting the needs of Health Institutions during the Pandemic. The research focuses solely on changes to the Health Budget. The article does not describe changes related to…

Health Budget for 2020, Small Increase, Failure to Implement Investments, Lack of Attention to Primary Health Care Service

The Health Budget for 2020, the year the country had to cope with a Pandemic, reached 39.625 billion Albanian Lekë or 320.85 Million Euro. This final figure was reached after changes made to the Planned Budget, including an additional 2.1 billion Albanian Lekë as part of the effort to cope with Covid-19. While the total Budget for Expenditures for 2020 increased by 30.16 billion Albanian…

Money and Power, Integrity and Wealth of Member of the High Judicial Council

The Access to Justice Information database contains now data and documents on institutions and individuals promoted under the new Justice Reform. The data provide information on laws, decisions, reports, decision-making acts, and performance of the system. In addition to institutions, individual passports of accessible information are also created both for judges and prosecutors remaining after the vetting process, as well as for individuals appointed and…

ACCESS TO JUSTICE, INTEGRITY AND PROFILES OF SPECIAL PROSECUTORS

AIS, an organization promoting Open Data Albania invites you to access information through our database entitled Access to Justice Info http://aksesdrejtesi.al/. What are the professional profiles of the senior SPAK prosecutors (special anticorruption structure), CVs and their career, level of education, experience with the justice institutions, documents submitted in the application process, decision-making of the qualification institutions and their promotion. All the profiles of the eleven…

PPP concessionary costs for public taxpayers 2018-2023 Planning

Open Data Albania is looking into the state budget costs for Private Public Partnership  concessions (PPP) covered by public funds for the period 2018-2023. The article identifies the planned payments year after year; and provides an overview of progress made through the years by concessionary companies. This investigation is based on the Budget Report accompanying the Annual Budget Law. The six-year period (2018-2023) under review…

Kursori.org, an e-learning platform, in quarantine empowering itself for a well-paid and online labor market.

Our most useful database in times of quarantine Kursori.org .The ODK and AIS have applied in the last two years an e-Learning platform for enabling young people to develop their digital skills, a program that enables training on skills for an innovative market of Information Technology. The database is designed to assist students in Kosovo and the high school students of Lezha and Kurbin, Albania, to develop…

Treasury transactions; how and how much are being paid by the budgetary institutions for their bills

Every Treasury Transactions made by our budgetary institutions, be it common or emergency payments. The Treasury Transactions is a well-structured database containing data about every payment made by budgetary institutions. The data catalogue has information on any transaction from 2012 and onwards. In addition, using search engines and communication filters, you may access information about payments made by institutions, by categories of expenses, and beneficiaries,…

What the Health Sector is procuring includes small purchases for the safety of the regional doctors

What are our Health institutions purchasing through negotiations for emergencies or through common purchasing procedures? We have a track record of all the public health sector investments and purchases. In the past two weeks, a few purchases have been recorded for the reinforcement of hygienic protection for health buildings. Link health tenders . Other transparent procurements for the following institutions are being updated with accessible and well-structured…

Super tenders in times of epidemics. The Albanian Government allocates 9.4 billion Albanian leks (about 76.42 Million Euros) to Post-Earthquake Reconstruction following the November 2019 Earthquake.

Tender and Procurement in times of epidemics. The Albanian Government has not stopped its usual procurement procedures. The post-earthquake reconstruction program has just begun tendering in March. Open Procurement Albania publishes procurements, worth a total fund limit of 9.4 billion Albanian leks (without VAT) for houses and schools, which were damaged by the earthquake. The Government opts for “limited procedure”, avoiding open bidding competition. Based…

Purchases for Covid-19 Situation, the Albanian Government applies Secrete Contracts, bypassing Participation and Transparency

AIS, an organization promoting Open Data Albania, observes with concern that the Albanian Government has decided, in an anti-constitutional manner, illegally, and without any legitimate need, to consider Secret Contracting and Procedures for purchasing during the emergency created by Covid-19. Through two Decisions of Council of Ministers (DCM), namely: DCM No. 203, dated 26.02.2020 “On procedures to be used for signing Contracts dictated by the…

Purchases for Covid-19 situation, Albanian Government applies Secret Contracts without Participation and Transparency

AIS notes with concern that the Albanian Government has decided in an unconstitutional, illegal, an unnecessary manner to classify purchasing contracts and procedures used during the state of emergency caused by Covid-10 as secret. A list of the tiles of such secret contracts is published by Open Procurement Albania database for the health institutions. Through two decisions of the Council of Ministers, i.e. Decision no.…