The goal of the implementation stage of a project is to deliver the results, achieve the purpose and contribute effectively to the overall objective of the project. Furthermore it is to manage the available resources efficiently and monitor, as well as report, on progress. Here you will find the working tools and any information necessary to undertake a procurement or a grant procedure of an EC external aid contract financed from the EC general budget (Budget) or the European Development Fund (EDF), from the very first steps to the award of contracts.
Current version : Practical Guide 2013.1
The Practical Guide is the first sole working tool, which explains the contracting procedures applying to all EU external aid contracts financed from the European Union general budget (Budget) and the 10th European Development Fund (EDF).
The PRAG corrigendum version (Prag_2013.1) applicable from March 14 2013, is available in English and in French. It will be published in Spanish, Portuguese, Italian and German as soon as possible. Thanks for your understanding.
Please note that the version published last January 1st 2013 remains applicable to procedures to be launched in Spanish and in Portuguese until the corrigendum is published in these languages.
14/03/2013 - Corrigendum to the PRAG 2013
please be informed that PRAG 2013 and some of its annexes have been subject to minor modifications or corrections. You will find in the zip files below documents affected in track change version. Clean and updated documents are currently published in English and French in above Prag application. Updating of other languages will follow as soon as possible. Thank you for your understanding.
Consultation for version 2013 of the PRAG
31/08/2012 - Comments received after consultation on the draft version
Please find hereafter comments received following the consultation on the draft 2013 of the PRAG :
- Comments on draft version 2013 of PRAG annexes [193 KB]
The tables detail the comments that will be accepted and those which will be rejected, together with the reasons for their rejection if applicable.