Contributed a case study on CEPOL’s common training curriculum for police officers on trafficking in human beings.
Undertook extensive analysis of OpenTED data to identify trends in the awarding of EU funding by Member States to contractors/ service providers in other Member States.
Contributed a case study on the UK.
Contributed a case study on the CFCA’s capacity building activities: data monitoring and networks; training, pooled capacities; and FishNet. The main focus of the case study was the development of a common curriculum for the training of fisheries inspectors. The development of the curriculum was a major, systematic, long-term undertaking intended to address the differences … Read more
The pilot operational office was established in 2010 following calls by EU policy making institutions for Frontex to consider the establishment of specialised branches. The evaluation was undertaken to inform the Frontex Management Board’s decision decision-making regarding the continuation of the pilot office in Greece, and the possible establishment of additional operational offices. Interviewed members … Read more
Contributed analysis of single-bid contract awards.
The study focused on the training and certification of fishers relating to health, safety, and sustainability on board. This study compared the practices and standards for the training and certification of fishers in different EU Member States and highlighted the divergence between Member States and the complexity and risks that this generates. Roderick Ackermann led … Read more
Contributed a case study on the EFCA Core Curricula for the training of fisheries inspectors.
Between 2009 and 2019, 719 PPs/PAs have been included in annual EU budgets, accounting for more than EUR 1 billion. The aim of this study is to carry out (a) a reality check reality check on what has been achieved with PPPAs from 2014 to 2019, and (b) to assess the actual and potential of … Read more
The analysis reviewed deficiencies of TED (Tenders Electronic Daily) as a tool for public procurement policy analysis and formulation, and suggested ways in which the system could be enhanced to limit gaps and errors. Roderick Ackermann led the analysis and presented it to the European Parliament Committee on Budgetary Control.