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31 May 2011, Posted by Eric Karstens in European Policy, 0 Comments

The art of EU procurement


The EU has masterminded the very rules of public procurement, but it is also one of the largest tendering authorities itself. The scope of design of tenders is such that it may make or break entire companies and organisations, and affect the implementation of public policy beyond the specific objectives of any individual tender.

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06 Jun 2010, Posted by Eric Karstens in European Policy, 0 Comments

A primer on EU funding for NGOs


Non-profit organizations which realise that some of their capabilities have a market value and deploy them accordingly can defend their autonomous status while reducing dependency from external donors, many of whom have an agenda of their own.

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