A number of international agreements are characterised as framework agreements: no. As a general rule, suppliers are not insured of works under a framework agreement and it is useful for a contracting authority to confirm this in the relevant tender dossier. However, contracting authorities should ensure that suppliers are treated equally with regard to evaluation in a mini-competition procedure. Yes. The establishment of a framework agreement is subject to the standard rules applicable to procurement decisions. However, it is not mandatory to publish a contract notice in the Official Journal of the European Union for a call for tenders under a framework. However, if the value of the request is above the corresponding threshold, you must insert attribution information on the Contracts Finder site, in accordance with Policy 108. .