URBAN Intergroup meeting – 27.10.2011
Next URBAN Intergroup meeting will take place on Thursday, 27th October in Strasbourg. The main point of the meeting will be the discussion about the urban dimension in the legislative package for the cohesion policy 2014-2020.
Debate with the architects on the new EU public procurement regulations
Jan Olbrycht participated today in the discussion “European public procurement and the built environment. Striving to achieve sustainable quality.”
The discussion aimed at bringing a useful contribution to the political debate on the reform of EU public procurement rules. The participants highlighted the necessity to fully take into account the need to reinforce the global quality and sustainability of the built environment for the sake of society and future generations.
The event was organised by the Association of Architects – G30 with the support of the URBAN Intergroup. Heide Rühle, EP’s rapporteur for the opinion on the European Commission’s Green Paper on the modernisation of public procurement and member of the URBAN Intergroup, also took part in the panel discussion along with Jan Olbrycht, President of the URBAN Intergroup, MEPs and architects invited as speakers for the event.