The German federal government and States of Berlin and Brandenburg decided shortly after German unification to build a major new international airport for Berlin. Flughafen Berlin-Schönefeld GmbH (FBS), a limited company owned by the three public authorities proceeded with plans for this construction. From the time that planning started in 1995 onwards, the project was plagued by corruption scandals.
In 2005, TI-Germany signed an Integrity Pact with FBS to monitor procurement related to the airport project. In addition to TI-Germany's institutional role, an independent monitor - a retired procurement official from the City State of Berlin with a strong reputation for integrity - was assigned to oversee related procurement.
In 2015, TI-Germany withdrew from its IP role as a result of ongoing lack of transparency and problems with procurement undertaken by FBS.
- Monitor: Transparency International Germany
- Language: German
- Start year: 2005
- End year: 2015
- Tender value: Total project value of over EUR 2.4 billion
Last updated: 09.04.2021
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