procurement

  •  cooperation

EAFIP presents 12 showcase videos on innovation procurement

To promote the benefits and best practices of innovation procurement, the European Commission, EAFIP (European Assistance for Innovation Procurement) initiative, has presented 12 showcase videos where public procurers and suppliers explain how they have successfully developed and implemented innovation procurement.

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publication date: 14-12-2017

  •  economy

European Commission launches consultation on socially responsible public procurement

On 7 December, the European Commission launched a public consultation on updating the guide on socially responsible public procurement.

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publication date: 08-12-2017

  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  mobility

Joining forces in public procurement to power investment

Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz, mayor of Warsaw, spoke at the high-level conference on public procurement ‘Joining forces in public procurement to power investment’ on Thursday 7 December. This European Commission organised event aimed to establish a lasting partnership between different actors.

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publication date: 07-12-2017

  •  economy

EUROCITIES secretary general at Commission meeting on ‘big public buyers’

Anna Lisa Boni, EUROCITIES secretary general, today attended the launch event of a new partnership between the European Commission (initiated by DG GROW) and EUROCITIES to support large cities as public buyers.

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publication date: 06-12-2017

  •  environment
  •  knowledge society

GDC online training on Energy Efficiency in Public Sector Datacentres (feat. EURECA project) : all material available

Presentations from the GDC online training on Energy Efficiency in Public Sector Datacentres (feat. EURECA project)

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publication date: 06-12-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

9 cities have already joined the #Cities4Europe campaign. Who will be next?

Nine cities have already joined the EUROCITIES campaign 'Cities4Europe - Europe for citizens'. Is your city going to be the tenth to register?

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publication date: 01-12-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  economy

European Commission launches ‘EU cities for fair and ethical trade award’

The ‘EU cities for fair and ethical trade award’ is an initiative of the Directorate General for Trade launched as a commitment of its ‘Trade for all’ communication published in 2015. The award is part of EU’s effort to raise awareness about how EU trade patterns can affect the environment and livelihoods of communities in other countries, and the role that cities play in this. Cities as the platform for increasing the information flow about sustainable and ethical trade is the at the...

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publication date: 28-11-2017

  •  mobility

Recap: discussion on innovative and joint procurement during the mobility forum meeting in Toulouse

The EUROCITIES Mobility Forum in Toulouse was an extreme useful opportunity for our members to share best practices, future projects and current difficulties. Alongside the event, in collaboration with the SPICE team, we held a workshop on innovative public and collaborative procurement.

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publication date: 22-11-2017

EU Observer: Mind the gap - inequality in our cities

Laia Ortiz, chair of EUROCITIES Social Affairs Forum and deputy mayor of Barcelona writes for EU Observer on the need to rethink how welfare instruments provide social justice in our cities.

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publication date: 17-11-2017

EUROCITIES message to the EU Social Summit

Ahead of the EU Social Summit, taking place on Friday 17 November, city politicians already met in Gothenburg at the EUROCITIES Social Affairs Forum and agreed on their joint commitment to deliver on the European Pillar of Social Rights.

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publication date: 14-11-2017