Stakeholder consultation by the Rapporteur Mr Henk KOOL (NL/PES - ECOS)

24/02/2011   Committee of the Regions, rue Belliard 99-101, 1040 Brussels, Room JDE 70

The Committee of the Regions is drafting an opinion on the attached Green Paper from the Commission "On the modernisation of EU public procurement policy - Towards a more efficient European Procurement Market " COM (2011) 15 final.

The Europe 2020 strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth is key for Europe’s competitive social market economy. In the aftermath of budget constraints the Europe 2020 strategy also indicates the need for efficient procedures. Public procurement is one of the cornerstones in achieving this goal.

The Rapporteur on the opinion, Mr Henk KOOL (NL/PES), Member of the ECOS Commission of the CoR and vice-mayor of the municipality of The Hague, together with his expert, Mr Alfredo MOLINA are coming to Brussels and would be happy to meet with representatives of the associations of local and regional authorities and other stakeholders for a consultation and exchange of views on his opinion.

The consultation will focus on the questions raised in the attached discussion document. The Rapporteur would be very keen to hear your views during the meeting. In addition, if you have any position papers touching upon the subject, you are welcome to send them to us by email to the addresses below. 

With simultaneous interpretation being provided, you will be able to speak in French, German, English and Dutch while listening into English and French.

​The consultation will take place at the premises of the Committee of the Regions, rue Belliard 99-101, 1040 Brussels, room JDE70 at 16:00 – 18:00. 

For more information, please contact our team:

• For the ECOS Commission: Mr Robert Rönström,Tel: +32 2 282 2192
• For Relations with stakeholders: Mr Peter Verlinden, Tel: +32 2 282 2170 

Contact Person: Mr Robert Rönström
Organizer: ECOS Commission
Phone - Mobile: +32 2 282 2192 -