Fair-Play Alliance is a leading and widely respected Slovak political watchdog NGO established in 2002, based in Bratislava. The organisation uses techniques of investigative analytical journalism to disclose cases of illicit / unethical practices in politics and state administration, develops innovative tech tools to promote transparency and ethics in government. Their investigative website has for example recently won the biggest European open-data competitions under auspicies of Commisioner Neelie Kroes in the category- applications.
Fair-Play Alliance belongs to the most quoted NGOs in Slovakia. It has an impressive track record of published investigative cases (e.g. it was fundamental in disclosure of couple of cases of illegal party financing parties or in stopping EU funding of a tender worth hundred million euro, it inniated first criminal investigation of party finance in history of Slovakia). The organisation is often asked to sit on commitees developing transparency of anti-corruption legislation or to evaluate Slovak political environment for OSCE, EU, OECD and other foreign governmental delegations. Its representatives train students, other NGOs and often share their unique know-how and tools with other NGOs around the world.