Report of 21st Session (22-24 March 2017, Geneva)
Conclusions of the Twentieth Session of the High Level Committee on Management’s Procurement Network (HLCM PN), WTO, Geneva, 22-24 March 2017. The Session included updates from the Working Groups on Harmonisation, Professional Development, Strategic Vendor Management and Sustainable Procurement as well as a status report on the UN Global Marketplace (UNGM) and the projects on Collaborative Procurement of Vehicles, UNGM Strategic Enhancement, Collaborative Procurement of High Value Commodities, Collaborative Freight Forwarding and Update of the UN Procurement Practitioner’s Handbook. The following seven ‘Show and Tell’ interventions were also part of the agenda: (i) Greening Condom Procurement - UNFPA, (ii) Supplier Risk Management - IMF, (iii) Vendor Performance Evaluation at UNFPA, (iv) UN Web Buy Plus, eCommerce Platform - UNOPS, (v) Guidelines for Sourcing and Procurement Savings - The Global Fund, (vi) Agreement on Government Procurement - WTO, (vii) UN Environment Sustainable Public Procurement Programme - UNEP.
HLCM PN Summary of Conclusions Geneva 22-24 March 2017.pdf
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