Europe and the CIS - United Kingdom : Scotland's third sector
'A consortium led by Ready for Business LLP has won a £1.5 million contract to raise awareness of the Third Sector in Scotland's procurement community.   'The contract to Develop Mar...


Global : New Deal for fragile states
  'At the global aid effectiveness forum in Busan, South Korea, in November and December this year, the "G7+", a group of nations which includes 19 fragile and conflict-affected sta...


Latin America & the Caribbean - Chile : ChileCompra es el primer sistema aceptado por el Bid para las contrataciones que financia
  'El Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) anunció que Chile es el primer país cuyo sistema de compras públicas fuera aceptado para las contrataciones que el Banco financia.  ...


Europe and the CIS - European Union : Reform of European public procurement legislation
'The European Commission proposes to modernise the European public procurement Directives in order to support growth and employment. In addition, as a part of an overall programme to modernise...


Arab States - Algeria : Finance, Marchés publics en Algerie: nouvelles mesures d'assouplissement
'Le Conseil des ministres, réuni dimanche à Alger sous la présidence du président de la République, M. Abdelaziz Bouteflika, a examiné et approuvé de nouvelles mesures d'assouplissement dans l...


Africa - Burkina Faso : Le Parlement va enquêter sur la corruption dans les marchés publics
'Les députés burkinabè ont voté mardi à l'unanimité la mise en place d'une commission d'enquête sur la corruption dans l'attribution des marchés publics, a constaté un journaliste de l'AFP. ...


Europe and the CIS - Romania : Anti-corruption and Procurement seminar in Romania
To mark International Anti-Corruption Day, the Romanian Ministry of Justice held a seminar on Anti-corruption and Procurement on 8-9th December 2011. Participants came from the National Anti-c...


Europe and the CIS - European Union : EC directive on public services concessions
'The European Commission intends to streamline and encourage the use of public service concessions through a new directive specific to this type of long-term contract under which a contracting ...


Europe and the CIS - United Kingdom : Procurement Reform Proposals
'Wider use of payment by results by public buyers is needed to "get procurement right", say businesses that have compiled a guide for government.   'The Confederation of British Indu...


Global : PCDC Annual Report 2011
The Procurement Capacity Development Centre has published its annual report for 2011. The report highlights achievements from 2011 and looks forward towards 2012.   The main achievem...

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