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Conference on the new EU rules on procurement and concessions – 19.03.2014

Towards a more efficient European Procurement Market

In view of the formal adoption of the new Procurement and Concessions Directives expected in January 2014, Commissioner Michel Barnier invites all stakeholders interested in public procurement to attend the conference on the new EU rules on procurement and concessions on 19 March 2014. This Conference will provide a platform to present and discuss the most important changes and simplifying measures introduced by the new Procurement Directives as well as introduce the new Concessions Directive.

Conference on the Modernisation of EU Public Procurement Policy – 30.06.2011

Modernising Public Procurement - conference 30.06.2011Towards a more efficient European Procurement Market

Commissioner Michel Barnier invited all stakeholders interested in public procurement to discuss the future orientations for the modernisation of the EU legislative framework for public procurement. At this Conference, the Commission has presented the results of the ex-post evaluation of the existing legislation and the public consultation via the Green Paper launched in January this year.

The various players of the European procurement market have discussed these findings and exchanged views on the possible ways forward to a modernised EU public procurement policy. These discussions provide a significant contribution to the preparation of the legislative proposal.

  • Programmepdf Choose translations of the previous link 
  • Date: Brussels, 30 June 2011 (9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.)
  • Venue: Charlemagne Building – Alcide de Gasperi Auditorium, rue de la Loi 170, 1000 Brussels
  • Video recording
  • Keynote Addressfr: Michel Barnier, Commissioner for Internal Market and Services
  • Speechpdf Choose translations of the previous link  : Maxime Verhagen, Deputy Prime Minister, Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation
  • Speechpdf Choose translations of the previous link  : Michael Dithmer, Permanent Secretary of State, Danish Ministry of Economic and Business Affairs
  • Summary of the proceedingspdf Choose translations of the previous link