This page contains basic descriptions and contact information for the four units that make up the Directorate responsible for the Single Market for Public Administration.
Unit G1 is in charge of developing the horizontal and strategic dimension of public procurement and exploring and proposing the most advantageous policy options under the new Directives. It is responsible for policies on the professionalisation of public procurement administration, the fight against corruption, procurement and structural funds, socially responsible procurement, and green procurement.
This unit is in charge of the country desks for Italy, Romania, Croatia, the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Unit G2 is in charge of giving EU businesses access to the public procurement markets of non-EU countries and improving their public procurement governance. It also monitors negotiations on the public procurement chapters in EU enlargement negotiations.
This unit is in charge of the country desks for Greece, Hungary, Cyprus and Germany.
Unit G3 is in charge of providing interpretation of the provisions in the new Procurement Directives and conducting the transposition process. This unit is also in charge of the Remedies and Defence Directives, as well as the new approach to enforcement in public procurement.
This unit is in charge of the country desks for Spain, Bulgaria, France, Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Sweden, Slovenia and Latvia.
Unit G4 supports the digital transformation of public procurement in the EU (e.g. e-procurement, e-invoicing and data). The Unit also promotes public procurement reforms and practices by:
The Unit handles requests for exemption from the application of public procurement rules in the water, energy, transport and postal services sectors. It also supports other units in the Directorate by providing statistical analysis, managing the Directorate's data resource centre, and coordinating the Directorate's input into the EU Semester process.
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