Ukrainian, PDF, 666kb
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.
Ukrainian, PDF, 544kb
This brief explains the rationale for measuring performance in public procurement, the benefits of effective performance management and also gives guidance on how to measure performance. Finally, it sets out some examples of methodologies which could be used to determine performance at different levels of the public procurement system.
Ukrainian, PDF, 510kb
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.
Ukrainian, PDF, 660kb
This brief focuses on Central Purchasing Bodies that base their operations on the awarding and use of centralised framework agreements. It also discusses the key operational issues for these bodies. Finally the brief presents important “lessons learnt” as well as risk and success factors.
Ukrainian, PDF, 532kb
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.
Ukrainian, PDF, 1,321kb
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.
Ukrainian, PDF, 665kb
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.
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This publication is a follow-up to a seminar that was held in Riga in October 1996 for public officials of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. It comprises a brief description of the highlights of the seminar discussions and the three papers that were prepared for the seminar by experts from Canada, France and the United States.
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The information contained in this report is essential to the efforts by countries in transition, working in collaboration with the donor community, to develop demand-driven training strategies, efficient structures for civil service training, and cost-effective and sustainable training activities. It is the product of a project which SIGMA started in autumn 1995.
Ukrainian, PDF, 901kb
More than ever, the credibility of the government and the acceptance of public policies depends on the degree to which it is open with the media. A relationship that stresses a free flow of information between government and the media is necessary from the inception of a public policy.