Recently published policy paper: “Modern Slavery and Human Rights in Global Supply Chains: Roles and Responsibilities of Public Buyers” by Olga Martin-Ortega

Olga Martin-Ortega, an Academic member of PLAN, has recently published a policy paper titled “Modern Slavery and Human Rights in Global Supply Chains: Roles and Responsibilities of Public Buyers. Policy and practice insights for Higher Education Institutions in the framework of their obligations under the UK Modern Slavery Act” in the BHRE Research Series (Policy […]

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Public Procurement Law Review: new issue out with articles on competition and corruption, contract and public law, and procurement reform in Croatia

PUBLIC PROCUREMENT LAW REVIEW (2017) Issue 2 Table of contents Promoting competition and deterring corruption in public procurement markets: synergies with trade liberalisation (Robert D. Anderson, William E. Kovacic, Anna Caroline Müller) Interplay between contract and public law in Ghana: implications for major construction contracts and transparency (Joseph Mante, Issaka Ndekugri) EU procurement reform – […]

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Bookings for the international conference “Public Procurement: Global Revolution VIII” on 12-13 June 2017 are now open

Bookings for the international conference “Public Procurement: Global Revolution VIII” on 12-13 June 2017 are now open! The Public Procurement Research Group (PPRG) at the University of Nottingham, UK is delighted to announce the opening of bookings for the international conference “Public Procurement: Global Revolution VIII”, to be held on 12-13 June 2017 at the East […]

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University of Nottingham (PPRG) Masters/Diploma/Certificate in Public Procurement Law and Policy (by distance learning): announcement on Brexit

In light of the many questions received about the implications of Brexit for the popular Masters/Diploma/Certificate in Public Procurement Law and Policy run by the PPRG at the University of Nottingham, the PPRG has added a statement to the website to explain that NO CHANGE is envisaged to the programme – other than, of course, […]

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Out soon: “Public Procurement and Multilateral Development Banks” by Sope Williams-Elegbe

Available for pre-order: book titled “Public Procurement and Multilateral Development Banks – Law, Practice and Problems” by PLAN’s academic member Sope Williams-Elegbe This book examines the issues and challenges raised by procurement regulation in the multilateral development banks. The book examines the history of procurement regulation in the banks; the tripartite relationship created between the banks, borrowers […]

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“Public Procurement International”: a blog by Christopher R. Yukins

Christopher R. Yukins has recently launched a blog on public procurement which can be access here: http://publicprocurementinternational.com. This is meant to be a resource on public procurement practice, policy and law, from around the globe. For further information on this website, please contact Christopher Yukins, a professor and co-director of the Government Procurement Law Program at The […]

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New publication on urbanisation works: between competition law and planning powers (by Valentina Gastaldo)

Recent publication entitled “La realizzazione delle opere di urbanizzazione a scomputo tra concorrenza e governo del territorio” (“Carrying out urbanisation works between competition law and planning powers”) by PLAN’s academic member Valentina Gastaldo. This book examines, in particular, the tender procedures regarding this issue. More information on the book’s contents and how to order can be […]

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New Postgraduate Diploma/Masters in Public Procurement Regulation in the EU and in its Global Context

Postgraduate Diploma/Masters in Public Procurement Regulation in the EU and in its Global Context This new distance learning programme has been developed by Michael Bowsher QC in collaboration with King’s College London (UK). It explores the EU procurement regime in the public sector, as well as under the various other special procurement regimes that exist […]

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Two new visiting scholars with the PPRG, University of Nottingham (UK)

The successful visiting scholar programme of the Public Procurement Research Group (PPRG) at the University of Nottingham (UK) is hosting two new visiting scholars: Cesar Pereira (22 March-15 April 2016) and Rafael Schwind (15 April – 30 May 2016). Cesar and Rafael are partners at Justen, Pereira Oliveira & Talamini Law firm in Brazil. During […]

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BA/Leverhulme Small Research Grant awarded for research on procurement and Human Rights

A BA/Leverhulme Small Research Grant of £9830 has been awarded to Annamaria La Chimia (PI) and Aris Georgopoulus (CI) from the PPRG, University of Nottingham (UK) together with Claire Methven O’Brien (CI) from the Danish Institute for Human Rights (Denmark), in order to conduct research on procurement and Human Rights. This project offers a unique […]

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