The Department of Public Procurement (PP) of the Ministry of Interior of the Slovak Republic (Ministerstvo vnútra Slovenskej republiky, MoI) is responsible for procuring goods, services and works and for the completion of public contracts on time, to specification, within budget and without disputes. Department of PP is therefore responsible for procurement of security solutions for police, firefighters, border control and anti-terrorism unit which falls within the scope of the project.
MoI is a central body of state administration for public order, security of persons and property, protection and administration of the state’s borders, the entry to the territory of the Slovak Republic and the stay of foreigners in its territory, identity cards, travel documents and driving licenses, refugees and migrants, for the Police Force and the Fire Fighting and Rescuing Corps.
The Department of PP of MoI leads the iProcureNet work package on establishing pathways for joint procurement and will develop a joint procurement strategy for the EBGs. It is responsible for providing information about public procurement in Slovakia, possibilities for cooperation and law and organisational obstacles for joint procurement of security solutions. It also represents iProcureNet at events.
MoI acts as the IPNC for Slovakia.