NALED, with the support of the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), is organizing free trainings for bidders and contracting authorities on the topic of green public procurement.
During the training, participants will receive the most relevant information regarding the implementation of green criteria in public procurement. They will also see specific models of tender documentation for five procurement subjects, as well as how bidders can meet these criteria. Anyone interested in participating in these free training sessions can apply via the following link.
The training sessions will take place on the following dates:
Experienced lecturers will conduct these free training sessions as part of the project „Public procurement and good governance for enhanced competitiveness," supported by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida). Additionally, all models of tender documentation and other learning materials related to public procurement can be accessed on the website Ippp.rs
Green public procurement is one of the instruments that can significantly contribute to achieving sustainable development in the Republic of Serbia by promoting more efficient use of natural resources, stimulating innovation, and fostering business practices based on the principles of the circular economy.
Since January 1, 2024, green public procurement has become mandatory, signifying a departure from the exclusive consideration of price when awarding contracts for the following procurement subjects: 1) photocopy paper; 2) computer equipment (desktop computers, laptops, and monitors); 3) office electronic equipment (printers, scanners, multifunctional devices, etc.); 4) air conditioners (standard air conditioners, inverter air conditioners for heating and cooling, etc.); 5) cleaning products (products for cleaning hard surfaces, textile cleaning products, etc.).