|Grant Number||RO_X 2008_28|
|Organization||Romanian Academic Society|
|Project Name||CCU part 2- assessing the use of public money in academic research and higher education in Romania|
|Amount Awarded||USD 93,500.00|
|Grant Period||June 01, 2009 - July 31, 2010|
The project objectives are: • to create a community based watchdog group that will monitor the funds allocation mechanism of the national research bodies as a grass-root model; • to analyze the mechanism of allocating public money to higher education institutions and make recommendations for the implementation of a less discretionary mechanism; • to develop an accountability channel by means of an Education Ombudsman based in the civil society coalition who would engage the authorities and support claimants.