Ford Foundation Grant
"Open and clear budget. Regions of Russia. System of budgetary processes monitoring"
V.A. Gurtov, Professor, Doctor of Physics,
Director of the Budgetary Monitoring Centre,
Petrozavodsk State University,
33 Lenin St., Petrozavodsk 185640,
Republic of Karelia,
Tel.: (8142) 711 096, Fax: (8142) 711 000
The goal of the present project is to conduct a complex of measures aimed at creating in regions of Russia, particularly in the North-Western Federal District,necessary and sufficient conditions to provide open access for the population (citizens, non-commercial organizations, specialists, etc) to viewable, up-to-date and reliable information about republican, regional and local budgets, in order to organize budgetary monitoring and get citizens involved in the formation of local budgets and control over budgetary processes.