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Stockholm Public Procurement Conference 2024 – U.S./EU Convergence on Debarment and Beyond

Public Procurement Intl

Stockholm City Hall photo: Julian Herzog Andrea Sundstrand David Drabkin, Daniel Schoeni and Christopher Yukins spoke at the “Upphandlings-Konferensen” (“Public Procurement Conference”) held in Stockholm on April 25-26, 2024. systems.

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Understanding Minor Deviations in Public Procurement

The Procurement ClassRoom

While minor deviations should not affect the substantial integrity of the procurement, it’s essential for evaluation panels to have a firm understanding of the criteria that distinguish minor from major deviations. Such clarity ensures that bid evaluations are conducted fairly, aligning with the principles of public procurement.

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Understanding Standard Bidding Documents in Public Procurement

The Procurement ClassRoom

Introduction This article is based on the review of standard bidding documents from several organizations including the World Bank , Millennium Challenge Corporation , the Public Procurement and Concession Commission of the Republic of Liberia , and Public Procurement Authority of Ghana.

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Talk(ing) about blockchain and smart contracts in public procurement

Telles.eu

Tomorrow I will be participating in the 2023 EPCO public procurement conference, sadly not in person but only online. It is fair to say not much has changed in an year, so I still see a very limited role the technology in procurement.

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Portugal's plan for mandatory green public procurement

Telles.eu

The Portuguese government is planning to introduce mandatory green public procurement criteria in the near future. This means the public sector in Portugal will have less than 3 months to adapt to a fairly significant change in the way it carries out public procurement.

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Strengthening public procurement in Africa: a conversation with Joyeuse Uwingeneye

Open Contracting Partnership

It’s an appropriate workplace for the woman spearheading efforts to increase transparency and oversight of public spending in Rwanda, by digitalizing the platform running the country’s public procurement and professionalizing its workforce and processes. This is now coming to public procurement as well.

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Effectiveness and Efficiency in Public Procurement: Key Pillars for Optimal Resource Management

The Procurement ClassRoom

Introduction In public procurement , effectiveness and efficiency are crucial for achieving optimal results using public resources judiciously. The interplay between these principles ensures the responsible and transparent management of public funds, crucial for meeting community needs while optimizing economic benefits.