We could rely on the expertise of colleagues working in the Commission. Indeed, after having repeatedly denounced the negative consequences of outsourcing, logically, we did not want to entrust our campaign to external consultants.
Why use money from our members to pay outside firms when we have inside the institution colleagues with the skills and tools needed, furthermore at favorable financial conditions?
Nevertheless we do not understand why some DGs within the Commission prefer to pay lucrative contracts outside rather than using internal resources, as it is the case for the newsletter of DG HR “Commission en Direct”…
This unfortunately contributes to “a break within” the European civil service, which R&D refuses.