The Procurement Network Report provides a summary of the regular meetings of the network and decisions taken.

Report of 22nd Session (October 2017, Montreal)

Conclusions of the Twenty Second Session of the High Level Committee on Management’s Procurement Network (HLCM PN), ICAO, Montreal, 4-6 October 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, Collaborative Procurement of High Value Commodities, and the UN Procurement Practitioner’s Handbook.

Report of 20th Session (October 2016, Bonn)

Conclusions of the Twentieth Session of the High Level Committee on Management’s Procurement Network (HLCM PN), UNFCCC, Bonn, 12-14 October 2016. The Session included updates from the Working Groups on Harmonisation, Professional Development and Strategic Vendor Management 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 and Update of the UN Procurement Practitioner’s Handbook.

Report of 19th Session (April 2016, Tokyo)

Conclusions of the Nineteenth Session of the High Level Committee on Management’s Procurement Network (HLCM PN), hosted by UN/PD & UNU in Tokyo on 12-14 April 2016. The Session included updates on the following: Strategic Vendor Working Group Update; Collaborative Vehicle Procurement And Fleet Management; Professional Development Working Group Update; UN Global Marketplace Steering Committee (UNGM SC) Briefing; UNGM Strategic Enhacement Project Update; UN University; and more.

Report of 18th Session (October 2015, Vienna)

Conclusions of the Eighteenth Session of the High Level Committee on Management’s Procurement Network (HLCM PN), hosted by IAEA & CTBTO on 7-9 October 2015, in Vienna. The Session included updates on the following: Professional Development Working Group Update; Annual Statistical Report (ASR) Automation Project; European Stability Mechanism; Harmonisation Working Group Update; Strategic Vendor Management Working Group Update; Collaborative Procurement Of Vehicles Project and more.

Report of 17th Session (March 2015, Rome)

Conclusions of the Seventeenth Session of the High Level Committee on Management’s Procurement Network (HLCM PN), FAO-Rome, 11-13 March 2015. The Session included updates from the Working Groups on Harmonisation, Professional Development and Strategic Vendor Management as well as a status report on the UN Global Marketplace (UNGM) and the projects on Collaborative Procurement of Vehicles, UNGM Strategic Enhancement, and Annual Statistical Report Automation.

Report of 15th Session (March 2014, Turin)

Conclusions of the Fifthteenth Session of the High Level Committee on Management’s Procurement Network (HLCM PN), ITCILO-Turin, 11-13 March 2014. The Session included updates from the Working Groups on Harmonisation and Sustainable Procurement as well as a status report on the UN Global Marketplace (UNGM) and the projects on Vendor Eligibility, Collaborative Procurement, Harmonisation and the UNGM Vendor Registration Reform. The concept of a new Vendor Management Working Group was further discussed.

Report of 16th Session (September 2014, Pretoria)

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.

Report of 14th Session (September 2013, Copenhagen)

Conclusions of the Fourteenth Session of the High Level Committee on Management’s Procurement Network (HLCM PN), Copenhagen, 25-27 September 2013. The Session included updates from the Working Groups on Harmonisation, Supplier Access and Sustainable Procurement as well as a status report on the UN Global Marketplace (UNGM) and the projects on Vendor Eligibility, Collaborative Procurement, Harmonisation and the UNGM Vendor Registration Reform. The concept of a new Vendor Management Working Group was discussed as well as the simplifying the sharing of LTAs.

Report of 13th Session (February 2013, Entebbe)

Conclusions of the Thirteenth Session of the High Level Committee on Management’s Procurement Network (HLCM PN), Entebbe, 20-22 February 2013. The Session included updates from the Working Groups on Harmonisation, Professional Development, Supplier Access, Sustainable Procurement and Vendor Management as well as status reports on the projects on Vendor Eligibility, Collaborative Procurement, Harmonisation and the UN Global Marketplace Vendor Registration Reform.

Report of 12th Session (September 2012, Montreal)

Conclusions of the Twelfth Session of the High Level Committee on Management’s Procurement Network (HLCM PN), Montreal, 19-21 September 2012. The Session included updates from the Working Groups on Harmonisation, Professional Development, Supplier Access, Sustainable Procurement and Vendor Management as well as status reports on the projects on Vendor Eligibility, Collaborative Procurement, Harmonisation and the UN Global Marketplace Vendor Registration Reform.

Report of 11th Session (March2012, Amman)

Conclusions of the Eleventh Session of the High Level Committee on Management’s Procurement Network (HLCM PN), Amman, 5-7 March 2012. The Session included updates from the Working Groups on Harmonisation, Professional Development, Supplier Access, Sustainable Procurement and Vendor Management as well as status reports on the projects on Vendor Eligibility, Collaborative Procurement, Harmonisation and the UN Global Marketplace Vendor Registration Reform. Other issues discussed were a UN Procurement Spend Analysis and the approach to PN Surveys.

Report of 10th Session (September 2011, Rome)

Conclusions of the Tenth Session of the High Level Committee on Management’s Procurement Network (HLCM PN), Rome, 28-30 September 2011. The Session included updates from the Working Groups on Harmonisation, Professional Development, Supplier Access, Sustainable Procurement and Vendor Management as well as status reports on the projects on Vendor Eligibility, Collaborative Procurement, and Harmonisation.

Report of 8h Session (September 2010, Geneva)

Conclusions of the Eighth Session of the High Level Committee on Management’s Procurement Network (HLCM PN), Geneva, 22-24 September 2010. The Session included updates from the Working Groups on Harmonisation, Professionalisation, Supplier Access, Sustainable Procurement and Vendor Management as well as status reports on the UNCCS Project. Other topics discussed were the Sharing of Practices and the Joint Inspection UNIT (JIU) Procurement Review.

Report of 7th Session (March 2010, Budapest)

Conclusions of the Seventh Session of the High Level Committee on Management’s Procurement Network (HLCM PN), Budapest, 24-26 March 2010. The Session included updates from the Working Groups on Harmonisation, Professionalisation, Supplier Access, Sustainable Procurement and Vendor Management as well as status reports on the projects on Vendor Eligibility and UNCCS. Other topics discussed were Aid Effectiveness/National Systems, Dual Use, and UN-Wide Standardisation of Field Motor Vehicles.

Report of 4th Session (Septembre 2008, Rome)

Conclusions of the Fourth Session of the High Level Committee on Management’s Procurement Network (HLCM PN), Rome, 3-5 September 2008. The Session included updates from the Working Groups on Harmonisation, Professionalisation, and Vendor Management (UNGM, UNCCS and Vendor Suspension). Other topics discussed were The Nemeth Report: Privileges and Immunities Implications, and the Draft Joint Inspection Note (JIU) on Corporate Consultancies in the UN System.

Report of 3rd Session (March 2008, Amman)

Conclusions of the Third Session of the High Level Committee on Management’s Procurement Network (HLCM PN), Amman, 3-5 September 2008. The Session included updates from the Working Groups on Developing Country Supplier Access, Procurement Reform in the UN System, Professionalisation, and Vendor Management (UNGM). Other topics discussed were Vendor Suspension, the Statutes and Working Procedures of the HLCM PN, and Greening the UN.

Report of 2nd Session (September 2007, Copenhagen)

Conclusions of the Second Session of the High Level Committee on Management’s Procurement Network (HLCM PN), Copenhagen, 27-28 September 2007. The Session included updates from the Working Groups on Supplier Access, Procurement Reform in the UN System, Professionalisation, and Vendor Management (UNGM). Other topics discussed were Competition Between Agencies/Organisations and Integrating Procurement and Programmes.

Report of 21st Session (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.