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December 2021

Level(s): Supporting the sustainable public procurement of buildings

2 December 2021, 09:30 - 11:15

On 2 December 2021 (9:30-11:15 CET) the European Commission is hosting a webinar to introduce public procurement professionals to Level(s) - the new EU common language for the sustainability performance of buildings.

The webinar will provide EU policy perspectives, experiences from practitioners and will offer opportunities for questions from the audience. The webinar is intended for local, regional and national public authorities responsible for the procurement of buildings.

  • Why attend?
    Learn about common approaches of how public authorities have managed to integrate a life-cycle approach into the procurement practices.
  • Hear about solutions that have risen from the LIFE Level(s) project.
  • Understand how Level(s) can enhance dialogue between design, technical and financial actors in new build and renovation projects.
  • Get your questions answered!

Who should attend?
Local, regional, and national public authorities responsible for the procurement of buildings

Please submit your registration before Monday 29 November at 16:00 CET. Register your place and see detailed agenda here.

2nd Pan-European Regional Workshop on Sustainable Public Procurement (SPP)

2 December 2021, 09:00 - 11:30

On 2 December 2021 (9:00-11:30 CET), UNEP and its implementing partners of the United Nations Development Account-funded project “Enhancing sustainable public procurement for the regional transition to inclusive green economy in Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia” (UNDA SPP project) are hosting the Second Pan-European Regional Workshop on Sustainable Public Procurement

The workshop, which will be conducted in English and Russian, aims to review progress in the area of sustainable public procurement (SPP) and ecolabelling in Central Asia and Eastern European countries, particularly Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan. During the workshop, countries will present and exchange their experience in development of SPP and ecolabelling policies, capacity of public sector and enterprises to respond to SPP tenders and awareness. Examples of good practices and success stories from pan-European region will be presented and discussed.

To participate in the workshop, please register here.


EC social procurement lunchtime talk on Human Rights Due Diligence

10 December 2021, 12:00 - 12:45

The European Commission, DG Grow, is organising another lunchtime talk to elaborate how #WebuysocialEU - this time on Human Rights Due Diligence.

You will be able to discover: 

  • what is due diligence
  • the instruments developed in Sweden to address human rights in public procurement
  • speaker’s recommendations on how taking into account human rights in procurement

Register here.

Boosting EU Circular Economy transition through collaboration

17 December 2021, 10:30 - 12:45

Since 2020 the European Innovation and Technology (EIT) Circular Economy Community has been engaging with civil society, EU and international stakeholders as well as the EIT network by supporting actions to strengthen and optimise the transition towards a more circular and innovative future.

Join their webinar to find out more about their work on the ground and to hear the stories of involved actors working with them to increase the uptake of circular innovative solutions. Participants will get the opportunity to interact with the panel of experts and find out more about opportunities coming from the EIT Circular Economy Community programme.

Full agenda and registration here.