The United Nations and its partners are working hard to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) while shaping a vision for a sustainable development agenda beyond 2015. In the midst of these efforts, it is becoming increasingly evident that innovative solutions must be found in order to tackle humanity’s greatest challenges.
Documents tagged with Procurement Training and Certification Initiatives
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.
CEB Mechanisms tagged with Procurement Training and Certification Initiatives
This group supports the professional development of procurement staff through strengthening peer-to-peer knowledge-sharing on best practices, innovative approaches and job descriptions. To facilitate this network of job description focal points has been established as well as the annual publication of a ‘Training Compendium’, detailing the various training/qualification/certification programmes being offered by UN agencies. Work is underway to identify a platform to facilitate the knowledge-sharing aspect, which is at the core of this group’s work.