Publications in Albanian



Abnormally Low Tenders (Policy Brief No. 35, SIGMA 2016)

Achieving High Quality in the Work of Supreme Audit Institutions (SIGMA Paper No. 34, 2004)

Advertising (Policy Brief No. 6, SIGMA 2016)

Audit of Procurement (Policy Brief No. 28, SIGMA 2016)


Below Threshold Contracts (Policy Brief No. 15, SIGMA 2016)


Central Public Procurement Structures and Capacity in Member States of the European Union (SIGMA Paper No. 40, 2007)

Central Purchasing Bodies (Policy Brief No. 20, SIGMA 2016)

Checklist on Law Drafting and Regulatory Management in Central and Eastern Europe (SIGMA Paper No. 15, 1997)

Civil Service Legislation: Checklist on Secondary Legislation (SIGMA Paper No. 14, 1997)

Civil Service Legislation Contents Checklist (SIGMA Paper No. 5, 1996)

Civil Service Pension Schemes (SIGMA Paper No. 10, 1997)

Concessions and Public-Private Partnerships (Policy Brief No. 18, SIGMA 2016)

Conflict-of-Interest Policies and Practices in Nine EU Member States (SIGMA Paper No. 36, 2006)

Co-ordination at the Centre of Government: The Functions and Organisation of the Government Office (SIGMA Paper No. 35, 2004)

Contract Management (Policy Brief No. 22, SIGMA 2016)

Contract Modifications (Policy Brief No. 38, SIGMA 2016)


Defence Procurement (Policy Brief No. 23, SIGMA 2016)

Detecting and Correcting Common Errors in Public Procurement (Policy Brief No. 29, SIGMA 2016)

Division of Contracts into Lots (Policy Brief No. 36, SIGMA 2016)


Economic Issues in Public Procurement (Policy Brief No. 2, SIGMA 2016)

Enlargement of the European Union: An Analysis of the Negotiations for Countries of the Western Balkans (SIGMA Paper No. 37, 2007)

E-Procurement (Policy Brief No. 17, SIGMA 2016)

Establishing Procurement Review Bodies (Policy Brief No. 25, SIGMA 2016)

EU Directives 2014 - Concessions (Policy Brief No. 31, SIGMA 2016)

EU Directives 2014 - Public Sector and Utilities Procurement (Policy Brief No. 30, SIGMA 2016)

European Principles for Public Administration (SIGMA Paper No. 27, 1999)

Stabilisation and Association Agreement (SAA) Kosovo - European Integration and Development (SIGMA, 2014)


Financial Management and Control of Public Agencies (SIGMA Paper No. 32, 2001)

Framework Agreements (Policy Brief No. 19, SIGMA 2016)


Implementation of laws on general administrative procedure in the Western Balkans (SIGMA Paper No. 62, 2021) - Albanian I Macedonian I Montenegrin I Serbian I Ukrainian

Improving Policy Instruments through Impact Assessment (SIGMA Paper No. 31, 2001)

Incorporating Environmental Considerations into Procurement (Policy Brief No. 13, SIGMA 2016)

Incorporating Social Considerations into Procurement (Policy Brief No. 14, SIGMA 2016)

In-house Procurement and Public/Public Co-operation (Policy Brief No. 39, SIGMA 2016)


Legal Commentary by SIGMA on the Code of Administrative Procedures of the Republic of Albania (SIGMA, 2018)

Life-cycle Costing (Policy Brief No. 34, SIGMA 2016)


Management Control in Modern Government Administration: Some Comparative Practices (SIGMA Paper No. 4, 1996)

Market Analysis, Preliminary Market Consultations, and Prior Involvement of Candidate/Tenderers (Policy Brief No. 32, SIGMA 2016)

Monitoring of Public Procurement (Policy Brief No. 27, SIGMA 2016)


Organising Central Public Procurement Functions (Policy Brief No. 26, SIGMA 2016)

Organising the Central State Administration: Policies & Instruments (SIGMA Paper No. 43, 2007)


Performance Measurement (Policy Brief No. 21, SIGMA 2016)

Political Advisors and Civil Servants in European Countries (SIGMA Paper No. 38, 2007)

Preparing Public Administrations for the European Administrative Space (SIGMA Paper No. 23, 1998)

Principles of Public Administration I Overview (SIGMA, 2014)

Procurement by Utilities (Policy Brief No. 16, SIGMA 2016)

Procurement Tools (Policy Brief No. 11, SIGMA 2016)

Promoting Performance and Professionalism in the Public Service (SIGMA Paper No. 21, 1997)

Public Procurement in EU Member States: The Regulation of Contract Below the EU Thresholds and in Areas not Covered by the Detailed Rules of the EU Directives (SIGMA Paper No. 45, 2010)

Public Procurement in the EU (Policy Brief No. 1, SIGMA 2016)

Public Procurement Review and Remedies Systems in the European Union (SIGMA Paper No. 41, 2007)


Regulatory Management Capacities of Member States of the EU that Joined the Union on 1 May 2004 (SIGMA Paper No. 42, 2007)

Relations between Supreme Audit Institutions and Parliament Committees (SIGMA Paper No. 33, 2002)

Remedies (Policy Brief No. 12, SIGMA 2016)

The Role of Ministries in the Policy System: Policy Development, Monitoring and Evaluation (SIGMA Paper No. 39, 2007)


Selected Judgements of the Court of Justice of the EU on Public Procurement (SIGMA, June 2014)

Selecting Economic Operators (Policy Brief No. 7, SIGMA 2016)

Setting the Award Criteria (Policy Brief No. 8, SIGMA 2016)

Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in Public Procurement (Policy Brief No. 33, SIGMA 2016)

Subcontracting (Policy Brief No. 37, SIGMA 2016)

Sustainability of Civil Service Reforms in Central and Eastern Europe Five Years After EU Accession (SIGMA Paper No. 44, 2009)

Sustainable Institutions for European Union Membership (SIGMA Paper No. 26, 1998)


Tender Evaluation and Contract Award (Policy Brief No. 9, SIGMA 2016)

Top Management Service in Central Government: Introducing a System for the Higher Civil Service in Central and Eastern European Countries (SIGMA Paper No. 1, 1995)


Understanding the EU Financial Thresholds (Policy Brief No. 5, SIGMA 2016)

Use of Official Automatic Exclusion Lists in Public Procurement (Policy Brief No. 24, SIGMA 2016)


What are the Public Procurement Procedures and When Can They Be Used? (Policy Brief No. 10, SIGMA 2016)

What is a Contracting Authority? (Policy Brief No. 3, SIGMA 2016)

Which Contracts are Covered by the Procurement Directives? (Policy Brief No. 4, SIGMA 2016)