Public procurement is the process through which hard-earned taxpayers’ monies are used to better the lives of its citizens. Contemporary public procurement has gone beyond just buying goods, works, and services. Developed countries like France, Singapore, and the United Kingdom, for example, are now using public procurement to mitigate climate change, fight corruption, bribery, human trafficking, or child labor.
James Dorbor Jallah, who recently served as the executive director of the Public Procurement and Concessions Commission before being removed from the position, says his “options are open at the moment.”
A Liberian academician, activist, and author, Robtel Neajai Pailey has been presented with the 2018 Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani International Anti-Corruption Excellence Award for her anti-corruption children’s books, Gbagba and Jaadeh!, illustrated by Chase Walker and published by One Moore Book in Liberia.
More than 500 volunteers showed up over the weekend to participate in a beach clean-up and awareness campaign held in Monrovia.
Accountability Lab has been simplifying the language of mineral development agreements, also known as MDA, to allow citizens to better understand their rights and responsibilities.
Henry Toe, also known on stage as Amaze, has won a global creative arts contest organized in South Africa.
Accountability Lab has announced the opening of the period for nomination for its 2018 integrity Idol Liberia award.
In its third year of honoring honest civil and public servants in Liberia, the 2017 Integrity Idol award has been given to Rebecca Scotland, an instructor of physician assistants at the Tubman National Institute of Medical Arts.