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July 2021

6th Global Procurement Conference

7 - 9 July 2021

The conference will be held VIRTUALLY in 6 sessions distributed in 3 separate events on July 7th, 8th and 9th 2021. Each session hosts two speakers and lasts 90 minutes: 30 minutes for each speaker and 30 minutes for debate.

The goal of the Global Procurement Conference is to raise awareness for the planetary implications of joint decisions regarding what is purchased, how and for whom in the public domain.

The University of Rome Tor Vergata, with the support of European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, has the pleasure of organizing yearly an event where experts from International Financial Institutions and regulatory bodies, policy-makers, economists, engineers, lawyers, procurers gather for a much-needed debate concerning issues related to innovation, competitiveness, sustainability and regulation in public procurement worldwide.

You find more information here.

Greener and Fair electronics getting stronger roots

7 July 2021, 10:00

Join this webinar to get a glimpse into the developments from the perspective of

  1. ESG Disclosure standards
  2. policy measures such as EU’s Circular Economy Action Plan (CEAP), Sustainable Products Initiative (SPI), Green public Procurement (GPP) criteria, etc.
  3. industry initiatives to harmonize and fast track progress towards circular and fair ICT


  • Recent Industry Developments > TUV Rheinland
  • Focus on OHS for Workers > Electronics Watch
  • Hotspots to be tackled > Öko-Institut e.V.
  • Navigating Sustainable IT revolution > TCO Development
  • Q&A

Registration here.

Achieving social and gender equality goals through public procurement

20 July 2021, 14:00 - 15:00

The European Association for Information on Local Development is hosting the AEIDL Talks with Valentina Caimi on “Achieving social and gender equality goals through public procurement". on 20 July, 2021 from 2pm to 3pm CET.

Not so many people know that public authorities, when they buy works, supplies or services from third parties through public procurement, can also pursue other policy goals, such as social inclusion, job integration for persons with a disadvantaged background or facing discrimination, and gender equality.

In this AEIDL Talks, Valentina Caimi, Head of Unit for Employment, Entrepreneurship and Inclusion at AEIDL, will illustrate the main phases of the procurement cycle and highlight the possibilities that public authorities have to use public procurement to achieve social and gender equality goals. Many examples will also be provided.

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Round table - The Management Perspective on Benefits of Innovation Procurement - European Assistance for Innovation Procurement

22 July 2021, 14:30 - 16:00

A one-and-a-half-hour webinar for European public buyers

Within a digital round table setup organized by eafip a selection of top managers from Belgium, Greece and Spain give insights into the benefits and positive side effects of Innovation Procurement.

You can learn how Innovation Procurement can be part of a new organizational agile mind-set to optimize overall performance and services and how it can create new dynamics with the market. They share and discuss their challenges and practical ways to tackle them successfully.

In three rounds the following topics will be discussed:

  • Strengthening and broadening the relationship with the market
    Supporting & intensifying the cooperation with other contracting authorities in the sector (value chain)
    Positive side effects of Innovation Procurement for your organization (e.g. HR issues, mindset / culture)

The agenda for the webinar can be downloaded here.

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