|Author (Corporate)||Council of the European Union|
|Publisher||General Secretariat of the Council|
Set of conclusions adopted by the Council of the European Union on 25 November 2020, setting out how efficient public procurement rules and practices, combined with increased public spending, can accelerate the economic recovery from the COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis and lead to a sustainable and more resilient economy in the European Union (EU).
The Council calls on all authorities involved to coordinate closely their actions for achieving the following objectives:
The Council calls in particular on the European Commission and the Member States to use public procurement as a strategic tool to foster sustainable and innovative growth, while reducing administrative burdens and compliance costs at the same time.
Furthermore, the conclusions focus on the need for a level playing field in public procurement to ensure fair competition for a competitive European economy.
|Subject Categories||Economic and Financial Affairs|
|Subject Tags||Economic Governance | Situation, Public Procurement|
|International Organisations||European Union [EU]|