Procura+ Awards 2017: Call For Applications From European Cities

30 May 2017
The Procura+ Awards, run by ICLEI, showcase the achievements of European cities’ sustainable and innovative procurement projects.They are now open for 2017 applications. There are three award categories: Sustainable Procurement of the Year, Innovation Procurement of the Year and Tender...

Procurement Key to Brexit’s Success

18 May 2017
In an interesting story about the importance of procurement, Diginomica looks at a report from the analyst group GUIDE Consultancy, which claims that the success of Britain’s departure from the European Union—known as Brexit—will depend upon the country’s digital procurement capabilities....

New Public Procurement Rules Enter Into Force In Belgium

14 May 2017
The Royal Decree of 18 April 2017 on the award of public procurement in classic sectors was published in the Belgian Official Gazette of 9 May 2017. The decree implements in particular the Law of 17 June 2016 on public procurement. It includes: the introduction of the European Single Procurement...

Bulgarian Ex Foreign Minister Charged With Breach Of Public Procurement Rules

14 May 2017
Bulgarian anti-corruption unit has charged former Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov with mismanagement that led to state losses of about 500 million levs (US$278 million) related to signing contracts in breach of public procurement rules. It is alledged he did not call a public procurement for air...

Newswire Weekly – European Public Procurement Update

14 May 2017
This is our weekly European public procurement news roundup. We will be bringing you recent public sector stories and information from around Europe’s news portals, reporting on how more than a trillion Euros of taxpayer money is being spent. This will become part of a future initiative to...

Newswire Weekly – European Public Procurement Update

14 May 2017
This is our weekly European public procurement news roundup. We will be bringing you recent public sector stories and information from around Europe’s news portals, reporting on how more than a trillion Euros of taxpayer money is being spent. This will become part of a future initiative to...