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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. The following seven ‘Show and Tell’ interventions were also part of the agenda: (i) Procurement for Innovation – University of Rome II, Tor Vergata, (ii)
An Introduction to the International Network for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (INSME), (iii) Modern Slavery in Supply Chains – Walk Free Foundation, (iv) Construction Project Management Tools – WFP, (v) An Introduction to the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), (vi) Planning & Forecasting – UNFPA, (vii) UNDP’s Innovation Award Scheme.