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    Advice on green procurement

    Buy Smart+ promotes green procurement by providing free consultation for public authorities and private companies.

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The project Buy Smart+, funded by the European program "Intelligent Energy Europe", provides free consultation and information material on green procurement.

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News

2014-02-25

Experience Exchange provides chance to learn from advanced organisations

Procurers from across Europe are invited to apply for the PPI Platform Experience Exchange, which will see procurers from less experienced organisations travel to advanced organisations to gain a more in-depth understanding of innovative procurement processes. As well as developing skills on PPI and PCP by learning from others, participants will also experience new ways of thinking about problems and solutions. Additionally, participants will get the chance to see PPI and PCP in action through field visits.

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2014-01-23

Project INNOCAT is launched

ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability recently launched the INNOCAT - Procurement of Eco-innovative Catering, project. We are currently setting up a project Interest Group to follow our activities, and maybe get involved more directly. If your organisation is interested in sustainable catering procurement then please let us know.

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2014-01-15

New EU rules on public procurement and concession contracts

New EU rules on public procurement and concession contracts approved by Parliament on Wednesday will ensure better quality and value for money when public authorities buy or lease works, goods or services. They will also make it easier for small and medium-sized firms to bid and include tougher provisions on subcontracting.

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Events

2013-09-24

EcoProcura 2014

24th - 26th September 2014, Ghent, Belgium

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2013-05-27

2nd European Conference on e-Public Procurement

27th May 2014, Lisbon, Portugal

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2013-03-28

Training on PCP legal and IPR issues

28th March 2014, Brussels

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