Bulgarian Collective Action Platform: The Added Value of the Blue Dot Network

The Platform will provide regular opportunities for key stakeholders from the business community, civil society and national and local governments to discuss and build consensus around countering corruption and raising standards of government and business integrity.

Friday’s Platform event, hosted by the Basel Institute on Governance Collective Action at the Basel Institute in collaboration with the Bulgarian Industrial Capital Association, the American Chamber of Commerce in Bulgaria and the Bulgarian-Swiss Chamber of Commerce, focused on the value of the Blue Dot Network for improving the sustainability of publicly-funded projects, supported by CollectiveAction tools like the High-Level Reporting Mechanism (HLRM).

Keynote speakers and panelists included: Nicola Bonucci, Member of the Board, Basel Institute on Governance, Bulgarian Deputy Finance Minister Martin Danovsky, City of Sofia Mayor Vassil Terziev, the U.S. Department of State Global Coordinator on Anti-Corruption Richard Nephew, OECD – OCDE Blue Dot Network Edwin Lau, Business at OECD (BIAC) Nicola Allocca, EBRD’s Matthew Jordan-Tank, and European Investment Bank (EIB)’s Emily Sinnott, U.S. Ambassador to Bulgaria Kenneth Merten, AmCham Bulgaria’s Olivier Marquette, Bulgarian-Swiss Chamber of Commerce’s Boni Bonev (Mr), Bulgarian Industrial Capital Association’s Vasil Velev. Roberto Santorelli from Confindustria Bulgaria and Italian Ambassador to Bulgaria H.E. Giuseppina Zarra participated as well.

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