Armenian, PDF, 863kb
This procurement brief sets out the major changes incorporated into the 2014 public sector and utilities directives. The brief is not intended to provide an exhaustive analysis of all of the changes. A separate procurement brief (No. 30) focuses on the Concessions Directive 2014/23/EU.
Armenian, PDF, 446kb
This brief gives an overview of EU requirements concerning monitoring, the purpose and role of monitoring as well as types of monitoring. Finally, the Brief gives examples of monitoring in European Union member states.
Armenian, PDF, 460kb
This brief analyses these key central public procurement functions and the existing structural models in the European Union Member States. It also gives an overview of the potential assets and shortcomings of functions carried out by central public procurement structures.
Armenian, PDF, 462kb
This brief provides a description of the main institutional models implemented in member states of the EU and highlights the key requirements provided in the EU Directives and relevant case law of the Court of Justice of the EU. It also addresses aspects of good practice.
Armenian, PDF, 328kb
This assessment report was prepared under request of the Civil Service Council (CSC) of the Republic of Armenia. It aims at analyzing strengths and weaknesses of the current situation of the civil service system in the country as well as identifying challenges and opportunities for change.
Armenian, PDF, 469kb
This brief presents the new EU public procurement Directive (2014/23/EU) on award of concession contracts. The Directive is part of a recently adopted EU legislative package reforming the EU public procurement rules. A separate procurement brief (No. 30) focuses on the 2014 Public Sector Directive and the 2014 Utilities Directive.
Armenian, PDF, 241kb
SIGMA brief 23 gives a short overview of the particular characteristics of defence procurement and how defence procurement is organised in the European Union. It also gives an overview of the regulatory framework of the European Union with special attention to the Defence and Security Directive (2009/81/EC). It also covers some other linking issues such as offsets and parallel regimes.
Armenian, PDF, 298kb
The term “utilities” is commonly used to describe the organisations which deliver services – such as the provision of water, electricity, gas or transport – to a community as a whole, typically through fixed networks. The Utilities sectors are covered by separate and more flexible procurement rules in the European Union (Directive 2004/17/EC). This brief summarises these specific rules.
Armenian, PDF, 308kb
This brief explains the lowest-price criterion and which methods can be used to identify the most economically advantageous tender. It also provides a checklist of the main points to be addressed when defining the overall strategy concerning the award criteria to be applied in a contract award procedure.
Armenian, PDF, 230kb
This brief gives an overview of different issues of remedies, such as right to claim remedies, bodies examining complaints and legal cases relating to procurement, available types of remedies, the so-called standstill period, ineffectiveness of concluded contracts, general principles to be observed by review bodies and contracting authorities.