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CEB/2014/HLCM_PN/16

Date published

11/12/2014

Last updated

23/02/2017

Conclusions of the Sixteenth Session of the High Level Committee on Management’s Procurement Network (HLCM PN), AfDB-Pretoria, 17-19 September 2014. The Session included updates from the Working Groups on Harmonisation and Professional Development as well as a status report on the UN Global Marketplace (UNGM) and the projects on Vendor Eligibility, Collaborative Procurement and the UNGM Vendor Registration Reform. The new Vendor Management Working Group was established. The following seven ‘Show and Tell’ interventions were also part of the agenda: (i) Harmonising a System-Wide Approach to Fraud Cases of Implementing Partners, (ii) The Annual Report on UN Procurement 2013, (iii) Harmonisation and Simplification of UN Business Operations, (iv) World Bank Group Corporate Procurement Reform, (v) An Introduction to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, (vi) An Introduction to the Asian Development Bank, (vii) Success Stories by the African Development Bank.