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Pages tagged with Sustainable Procurement

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HLCM: The efficiency agenda 15.06.2016

Redesigning business models with an emphasis on right-sourcing, common services, and new technologies. New technologies open entirely new horizons to re-shape the operational models of UN organizations: cloud computing; meeting and conference services; compilation and availability of system-wide data and information, etc.

Documents tagged with Sustainable Procurement

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PN: Report of 20th Session (October 2016, Bonn) 13.01.2017

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.

Document reference: CEB/2016/HLCM_PN/20
PN: Report of 17th Session (March 2015, Rome) 23.02.2017

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.

Document reference: CEB/2015/HLCM_PN/17
PN: Report of 16th Session (September 2014, Pretoria) 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.

Document reference: CEB/2014/HLCM_PN/16
PN: Supplement to the 2013 Annual Statistical Report on United Nations Procurement 23.02.2017

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.

PN: UN System Procurement Statistics Report - 2013 23.02.2017

The 2013 Annual Statistical Report on United Nations Procurement (ASR) analyzes procurement from developing countries and countries with economies in transition, and examines the performance of the United Nations system in increasing opportunities for vendors in developing countries and countries with economies in transition.

PN: Report of 15th Session (March 2014, Turin) 23.02.2017

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.

Document reference: CEB/2014/HLCM_PN/15
PN: Report of 14th Session (September 2013, Copenhagen) 23.02.2017

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.

Document reference: CEB/2013/HLCM_PN/14
PN: UN System Procurement Statistics Report - 2012 15.06.2016

United Nations procurement delivery in 2012 has increased by $1.1 billion over the previous year, representing an increase of 7.7%. In terms of procurement of goods and services, procurement of goods decreased by $258 million, while procurement of services increased by $1.4 billion over 2011. The 2012 data further confirms that the UN’s procurement volume of services far exceeded that of goods and thus reversed the trend of the previous years when the procurement volume of services had been declining.

PN: Report of 13th Session (February 2013, Entebbe) 23.02.2017

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.

Document reference: CEB/2013/HLCM_PN/13
PN: Report of 12th Session (September 2012, Montreal) 23.02.2017

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.

Document reference: Report of 10th Session (September 2011, Rome)
PN: Report of 7th Session (March 2010, Budapest) 23.02.2017

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.

Document reference: CEB/2009/HLCM_PN/7
PN: Report of 8h Session (September 2010, Geneva) 23.02.2017

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.

Document reference: CEB/2010/HLCM_PN/8
PN: Report of 9th Session (March 2011, Madrid) 23.02.2017

Conclusions of the Ninth Session of the High Level Committee on Management’s Procurement Network (HLCM PN), Madrid, 30 March – 1 April 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 and UNCCS.

Document reference: CEB/2011/HLCM_PN/9
PN: Report of 10th Session (September 2011, Rome) 23.02.2017

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.

CEB Mechanisms tagged with Sustainable Procurement

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PN: Working Group on Sustainable Procurement 15.06.2016

This group works towards ensuring that sustainable procurement interventions are embedded in the procurement activities of the UN system. The group has been involved in developing a number of guidelines and manuals to support procurement practitioners in implementing sustainable procurement initiatives within various product and service areas.

Procurement Themes