Wto Agreement On Government Procurement Pdf

Aware of the need for an effective multilateral framework for public procurement to increase the liberalization and expansion of international trade governance and to improve the framework for the implementation of international trade; Considering that the integrity and predictability of procurement systems are essential to the efficient and effective management of public funds, the efficiency of the parties` economies and the functioning of the multilateral trading system; Recognising the failure to prepare, adopt or implement public procurement measures to protect domestic suppliers, goods or services or to discriminate against foreign suppliers, goods or services; Considering that it is important to implement transparent measures concerning public procurement, transparency and impartiality of procurement and the prevention of conflicts of interest and corruption, in accordance with existing international instruments, such as the United Nations Convention against Corruption, For the purposes of this agreement, “government” means the competent authorities of the European Union. Return to Text A purchasing entity provides suppliers with tender documents containing all the information necessary to enable suppliers to prepare and submit reactive bids. To the extent that the proposed contract notice does not already provide for this, these documents must contain a full description of: recognizing the importance of the use and promotion of the use of electronic means for acquisition under this agreement; covered contract in which the supplier participated or participated. The rules of procedure for all challenges are set in writing and made accessible to all. Maintaining documentation, reporting and electronic traceability can be based on the provisions of the Dispute Resolution Rules and Procedures Agreement, known as the “dispute settlement agreement,” with a view to a satisfactory solution for both parties. Non-application of this agreement between certain contracting parties The parties to this agreement (hereafter referred to as “the parties”), recognizing that the procedural obligations under this agreement should be flexible enough to take into account the particular circumstances of each party; Promote the acceptance and accession of wto members who are not parties to the AGREEMENT; Parties, including their Schedule 2 or 3 contracting entities, are invited to publish their notices free of charge electronically through a single access point. Arbitration procedures to facilitate the resolution of objections These deadlines, including the possible extension of deadlines, apply to all interested or participating suppliers. provided that the requirements of the tender file are not substantially changed; Aware that the development, financing and trade needs of developing countries, particularly the least developed countries, need to be taken into account;