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2016 Annual Statistical Report on United Nations Procurement Published Thursday, 27 July 2017

The Annual Statistical Report on Procurement by United Nations organizations (ASR) is a yearly publication that has been produced since 1984.

The report provides an overview of the procurement of the United Nations system in support of its operations and provides a range of information about the categories of goods and services procured by the United Nations system, as well as the countries from which these goods and services were procured.

The 2016 report compiles information from 39 UN entities in total, which is an increase from 36 entities that provided data for the 2015 report.

The data is organized in procurement of goods and services based on the country supplier or country contractor. The categorization of countries and territories is based on the one used by the Statistics Division, Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations. In 2016, the UNRead full story...

Reminder - Prohibition against sexual exploitation and abuse Friday, 26 May 2017

The United Nations Procurement Division would like to remind all Vendors of the prohibition against sexual exploitation and abuse.

Each Contractor shall take all appropriate measures to prevent sexual exploitation or abuse of anyone by its employees or any other persons engaged and controlled by the Contractor to perform any services under the Contract. For these purposes, sexual activity with any person less than eighteen years of age, regardless of any laws relating to consent, shall constitute the sexual exploitation and abuse ofRead full story...

End of Year message to our Business Partners Monday, 12 December 2016

Dear Business Partner,

As the holiday season approaches, I would like to take the opportunity to thank you for your contributions as a United Nations Business Partner. Throughout 2016, your support has been a critical success factor for the Organisation to meet its goals and I am looking forward to our continued cooperation.Read full story...

Chief Procurement Officers meet in New York for 2016 annual conference Tuesday, 28 June 2016

The 2016 conference of the Chief Procurement Officers (CPOs) of the UN Secretariat was held in New York from 31 May to 3 June 2016.

Participants included UN procurement professionals from Field Missions, Procurement Division at Headquarters, Offices Away from Headquarters, Regional Commissions, as well as TribunalsRead full story...

Critical ERP Milestone Tuesday, 13 October 2015

The United Nations deployment of its global ERP system, known as Umoja, will reach a critical milestone as the system will be fully deployed at HQ, Geneva, Santiago, and more than 60 other locations on 1 November 2015.

This migration will remove any dependencies on our legacy finance and procurement systems, and represents a significant step forward for the Organization as it moves towards a single, holistic ordering system. The migration requires a 3 week blackout of finance systems beginning 15 October 2015, and ending on 7 November 2015.Read full story...