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News on Green Public Procurement 

  • 14th December 2017 – Consultation session in conjunction with MEUSAC on the latest revised Green Public Procurement Criteria – Textiles.
  • 5th December 2017 - Consultation session in conjunction with MEUSAC on the latest revised Green Public Procurement Criteria – Furniture​.
  • 29th November 2016 – Consultation session in conjunction with MEUSAC on the latest revised Green Public Procurement criteria – Office Design, Construction and Maintenance
  • 28th November 2016 – Consultation session in conjunction with MEUSAC on the latest revised Green Public Procurement criteria Indoor Lighting and Sanitary Facilities.
  • 25th November 2016 – Consultation session in conjunction with MEUSAC on the latest revised Green Public Procurement criteria – Electric and Electronic Equipment (Medical).
  • 21st November 2016 – Consultation session in conjunction with MEUSAC on the latest revised Green Public Procurement criteria – Road Design, Construction and Maintenance​.
  • GPP training courses will be held between January 2015 and May 2015 for all contracting authorities.
  • Re-launch of the GPP Inter-Ministerial Task Force (IMTF)​
  • 10th December 2014 -Department of Contracts issue of Contracts Circular No. 22/2014 on Mainstreaming Green Public Procurement across the Public Sector Contracting Authorities.
  • 6th November 2014 - Introduction to GPP CDRT course held
  • 27th and 28th October 2014 - Participated in an Information seminar held by the Financial Policy and Management Division at  MFIN
  • 9th and 10th September 2014 - 2 Information sessions were delivered at the GRASP Seminar organised by MFIN
  • September 2013 - Issue no. 34 GPP news alert;  Greener waste collection services in Malta
  • May 2013 - Issue no. 31 GPP news alert;  Improving stakeholder’s awareness key for success in Malta 
  • 1st February and 28th February 2013 – Introduction to GPP course
  • 16 January 2013 - Workshop on Green Public Procurement at the University of Malta - Presentation delivered by MTCE  
  • 30 October 2012 Workshop on Green Public Procurement within the project ‘Implementation of a Green Public Procurement (GPP) Strategy at the University of Malta’ with the support of the Regional Activity Centre on Cleaner Production (RAC/CP)
  • 30 October 2012 - Press Conference: Progress report on Green Public Procurement
  • 30th March 2012 - Information Session on Green Public Procurement for Local Councils executive secretaries, organised by the Directorate for Local Government, together with the Ministry for Tourism, Culture and the Environment and the Green Office at the Office of the Prime Minister
  • 20th March 2012 - Revision of the Personal Computer Hardware Specifications to include the requirement for compliance with Green Public Procurement. These specifications establish the minimum specifications for Personal Computer Hardware to be procured by the Government of Malta.
  • 23rd February 2012 - Information session on Green Public Procurement at the Ministry for Gozo
  • 22nd February 2012 - Information session on Green Public Procurement at the Malta-EU Steering & Action Committee14th February 2012 - Information session for Director's of Corporate Services on Green Public Procurement
  • 9th February 2012 - Information session on Green Public Procurement at the Ministry for Infrastructure, Transport and Communications
  • 19th January 2012 - Internal information session on Green Public Procurement organised by the Office of the Director General (Support Services), Office of the Prime Minister. This session will be attended by Green Leaders of the various ministries.
  • 18th January 2012 - Internal information session on Green Public Procurement organised by the Foundation for Medical Services.
  • 1st January 2012 - All public procurers are required to follow the National GPP guidelines to integrate GPP Criteria in the procurement.
  • 15th December 2011 - Department of Contracts issue of Contracts Circular No. 5021/2011 on Green Public Procurement and other procedures. Together with the revised Tender Originator's Form
  • 6th December 2011 - Information session on Public Procurement organised by the Department of Contracts. Presenting among other issues, Green Public Procurement followed by a Q&A session
  • 21st November 2011 - GPP Focal Point interview on the EU GPP News alert.
  • 21st November 2011 - Public Launch of the National Action Plan for Green Public Procurement. (DOI)
  • 10th November 2011 - Information session on GPP organised by The Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry on Green Public Procurement.
  • 1st August 2011 - Government approval of the National Action Plan for Green Public Procurement
  • 2nd July 2010 - National GPP awareness-raising conference - 'Lead the change'
  • September 2009 -GPP Best Practise: Green Primary School in Pembroke (Foundation for Tomorrow's School)