Essays about: "EU Procurement Directives"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the words EU Procurement Directives.

  1. 1. Animal Welfare, Public Procurement and the EU Internal Market - A Recurrent Dilemma in Swedish Policy Making?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Kristin Persson; [2016]
    Keywords : EU-law; European Union; Lisbon Treaty; Internal Market; Animal Welfare; Administrative Law; Public Procurement; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : On the basis of an article recently authored by the Swedish Minister for Public Administration, the main purpose of this thesis is to examine whether contracting authorities are allowed to refer to ‘Swedish’ standards of animal welfare (whether explicitly or not) when purchasing foodstuffs, without infringing the EU rules on free movement. In making this assessment, the thesis identifies three recent developments that could be expected to have an impact on the discretion of contracting authorities. READ MORE

  2. 2. The French Attempt to Legalize Human Rights Due Diligence: Is France leading the European Union in Business and Human Rights?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Vanina Eckert; [2016]
    Keywords : human rights; business and human rights; human rights due diligence; extraterritoriality; global supply chains; access to remedies; France; duty of vigilance; parent companies; ordering companies; European Union; United Nations Guiding Principles; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis is a comprehensive analysis of the different regulatory designs and arguments shaping French law in order to hold French businesses liable for their human rights abuses occurring in global supply chains. It focuses on the innovative law proposal on the duty of vigilance for parent and ordering companies currently debated within the French Parliament, and France’s potential to make human rights due diligence mandatory at the domestic and at the European Union (EU) level. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Scope of Labour Law Requirements in Public Procurement - at the ILO, EU and Swedish Level

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Julia Vinterskog; [2011]
    Keywords : labour law; EU law; public procurement; ILO ; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : In 2008 public procurement made up 17-18 percent of the EU GDP. The issue of whether the disbursement of public funds can be used to promote social objectives, including preservation of labour law requirements or whether public authorities only shall take economic considerations into account when deciding what to purchase, has been subject to discussion. READ MORE

  4. 4. Design of the Open Source Software Based Business Relationships Model for Public Sector Institutions: Case study of Kivos municipalities

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/Internationella Handelshögskolan; Högskolan i Jönköping/Internationella Handelshögskolan

    Author : Marius Cirba; Lina Lvova; [2010]
    Keywords : Business Model; Public Sector Institution PSI ; municipality; Kivos; Open Source Software OSS ; OpenOffice;

    Abstract : Business modelling (BM) is being used in commercial organizations of different sizes and industries all over the world as a tool to design, structure and analyse business processes and activities. Hence, advantages of BM can be exploited by public sector institutions (PSIs) as well. READ MORE

  5. 5. Ecological criteria when awarding a public procurement contract

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Delia Ioana Barbaiani; [2004]
    Keywords : public procurement; ecological criteria; Management of enterprises; Företagsledning; management; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Ecological criteria when awarding a public procurement contract In the past, EU and national policy makers have treated environmental issues as just another “sector” that could be managed in isolation of other policy domains. The non-integration of environmental considerations within the sectoral planning and decision-making processes imposed considerable economic and environmental costs. READ MORE