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Annual Prize 2012

16.05.2013


On 05/16/2013, at a ceremony at the Metropolitan Hotel Sofia for the fifth consecutive year were awarded the Annual Prize statuettes for transparency and partnership in the activities of regional and local administrations in Bulgaria.

Under applause of the present regional governors, mayors and many guests this years’ winners received the Prize statuettes. In order the continuity and sportsmanship of the competition to be ensured the  new winners of the magnificent statuettes, made by the sculptor Raynis Gelov, received them by the hands of the last year's winners and other official guests of the ceremony.

Regional Administration Ruse - winner of the Prize in the category "Most Transparent regional administration" received the statue from Targovishte Regional Administration, last year's winner of the Prize. The award was received by the deputy regional governor Mr. Vesko Marinov.

Municipal Administration of Dobrich- winner of the prize in the category "Most transparent municipal administration" received the award for second consecutive year by Mrs. Petya Donova, manager of the "Foundation for transparent regulations." The award was received by the deputy – mayor Mrs Mariya Koycheva.

Regional Administration Burgas - winner of the prize in the category "Best practice for partnership between the regional administrations and the civil society for implementation of transparency in the actions of administration" also received the Prize for the second consecutive year and it was given by Mrs. Petya Donova, manager of the "Foundation for transparent regulations." The award was received by the regional governor - Mr. Konstantin Grebenarov.

Municipal Administration Troyan - winner of the prize in the category "Best practice for partnership between the municipal administration and civil society for implementation of transparency in the actions of administration" received their Prize statuette from Mr. Pencho Houbchev, representative of Friedrich Ebert Foundation – office Bulgaria. The award was received by the mayor – Mrs. Donka Mihaylova.

 

Because 2013 is a jubilee of the Annual Prize of the "Foundation for transparent regulations" for Transparency and Partnership in the activities of regional and local administrations, from the position of the 5 years’ experience and observations that have been accumulated over the years, the Board of Trustees gave 2 Special Awards for:

 

The most prosperous administration
• Sustainable transparent government.


The award for the most prosperous regional administration was won by Regional Administration Lovech, which has participated in all editions of the competition and each year improves its performance. The award was received personally by the governor Mrs. Vanya Sabcheva.
The award for the most prosperous municipal administration was won by Municipality of Vulchi dol, which is also a permanent participant and each year improves its performance. The award was received by the mayor of the municipality - Mrs. Penka Yordanova.

 

The second special award – “Sustainable transparent governance” in the period 2008 - 2013 was won by: Regional Administration Varna for perseverance in good and transparent governance. The award was received by Mrs. Vanya Boneva expert in Regional Administration Varna.
Municipalities who have demonstrated sustainable transparent governance in the years 2008 - 2013 are several: Municipality of Burgas, Municipality of Dobrich, the award was received by Mariya Koycheva deputy - mayor, Municipality of Kazanlak - the award was received by Ivanka Ivanova, secretary of the municipality, Municipality of Targovishte and Municipality of Shumen.

The evaluation in the categories "The Most Transparent Regional Administration" and "The Most Transparent Municipal Administration" was made by a committee chaired by Petar Stoyanov (director of "Institute of Management programs and projects," Manager of foundation "Professor John Atanasov", Chairman of the Board of Directors of "Bulgarian Association of Micro enterprises) and members Lilia Zamfirova (expert programs and projects with extensive experience in regional administration), Maria Igova (director of "Eureka Agency" Ltd., specialized in social psychological research), Galina Ivanova (expert programs and projects with extensive experience in municipal administration), Dontcho Kovachev (economist, financier with experience in the development and management of EU projects, teaching training course "Finance and Investment Analysis" at the National Training Center / College of Management "Adam Smith "), Julia Pashkina (sociologist, manager of association "Equal Opportunities") and Margarita Doichinova ( senior reporter in " Horizont Programme” of Bulgarian National Radio.

 

The Vote of the citizens on the website of "Foundation for transparent regulations" (www.ftr-bg.org) determined the winners of the Prize in the categories for best practice in partnership with civil society structures.

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