Improvement training in public procurement and dissemination of results for the ATU member’s specialist staff within project PROCURE – Creating a good local economy
The Satu Mare County Intercommunity Development Association implements the project PROCURE-Creating a good local economy financed by the URBACT III Program. According to the planned and budgeted activities under this project, a training program was developed in the field of public procurement aimed at improving the knowledge, training of the personnel in the field within the members of the local group, respectively ATU members of the Satu Mare County Intercommunity Development Association, meaning the correct and even uniform application of national legislation in the field of public procurement.
On April 20, 2018, a training course in public procurement was organized at the Satu Mare County Council, in order to inform, debate and clarify the most important issues related to public procurement. The training program was supported by Ms. Ioana-Ştefania Vlad- Director of the Evaluation Documentation Division of the awarding documentation of the NNAP. public procurement expert with extensive knowledge and numerous training sessions in the field of public procurement.
During the course, Paul Dancu, project’s local coordinator, disseminated the results of the Procure project, the communication-visualization elements (the partner poster, the infograph, the subtitled film of the project). Ms. Mihaela Dragoş – manager of Procurement in the Satu Mare County Council and URBACT Local Group Coordinator for the Procure project highlighted the importance of the experience gained through the thematic meetings within the network.
We herewith remind that the Satu Mare County Intercommunity Development Association is one of the 11 partners within this project in which are involved the following public authorities: Preston-UK having the role of lead partner, Almelo-Netherlands, Koszalin and Lublin-Poland, Prague district 9 – Czech Republic, Bologna-Italy, Koprivnica-Croatia, Albacete and Candelaria-Spain, Nagykálló-Hungary. The project is primarily aimed at exploring ways in which public authorities can use public procurement so as they contribute to creating a good local economy and bring social and environmental benefits to local communities.