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October 2020

The power of sustainable procurement

European Week of Regions and Cities
14 October 2020, 16:30 - 18:00

This workshop, being held in the framework of the European Week of Regions and Cities, aims to inspire European, national, regional and local government officials and experts by exploring good practices examples of green and social sustainable procurement.

On behalf of the European Commission, ICLEI and AEIDL have written a report on good practices in socially responsible public procurement titled 'Making socially responsible public procurement work'. The publication delves into not only critical social aspects of public procurement, but also how procurement can foster sustainability via 'green' considerations. This workshop will focus specifically on these 'green' cases.

The event will include an introduction from AEIDL, as well as contributions from:

  • Anna Lupi, Policy Officer, European Commission Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW)
  • Rafael Hirt, Sustainable Economy and Procurement Officer, ICLEI Europe
  • Aline De Cokere, Procurer, City of Ghent (Belgium)
  • Ana Fe Félix Iglesias, Manager, La Encina (Spain)

Click here to register.