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May 2018

SPICE workshop: Common Buyers Groups

3 May 2018
Hamburg, Germany

The SPICE project will host a workshop in Hamburg, the 3 May 2018, on joint procurements, Common Buyers Groups and procurements of innovation in the urban mobility context.

The workshop aims to give an insight into the SPICE project, gather more knowledge on the EC Directive on public procurement and team up with other public procurers (peer-to-peer support) to share experiences around tendering processes and procedures.

You can find more details and information on the project's website and/or can register for the event.

EU Green Week: Greener cities through smart public procurement

22 May 2018, 16:30 - 18:30

The European Green Week will be taking place between the 21 - 25 May 2018 in Brussels, Belgium exploring ways in which the EU is helping cities to become better places to live and work. Within the programme a session will be dedicated to sustainable public procurement in cities and hosted on the 22 May 2018, 16:30 - 18:30 (CET).

During the session, representatives from two European cities will share their practical experience of integrating sustainable public procurement into their overall procurement strategies. This will be followed by an intervention by the Global Director of ICLEI's Sustainable Procurement Centre, who will give useful information on existing public procurement networks and partnerships. The European Commission will also present the different policies and tools developed at EU level to facilitate the uptake of sustainable public procurement. Lastly, a Q & A session will be open to the participants.

For more information visit the event webpage.

The Missing Link: Suicide & Employment Conditions in the Chinese Electronics Sector

29 May 2018, 11:00 - 00:00

The webinar will take place the 29 May 2018 at 11:00 - 12:00 and will be based on a forthcoming report by the Economic Rights Institute and Electronics Watc on employment conditions in the Chinese Electronics Sector. 

Webinar participants will be guided through the impacts on human health of particular employment conditions, including income, shift work, the speed and intensity of work, overtime, time-off, respect, discipline and violence, and will provide recommendations on what industry, the Chinese government, and public buyers can and should do to mitigate these risk.

To find out more about the webinar and to register, please click visit the Electronics Watch webpage.