Notice on use of outside consultants and intermediaries Monday, 7 October 2013

Vendors are advised that the United Nations does not promote, recommend or consider the engagement of outside consultants or intermediaries necessary during any step of the procurement process. This includes the preparation of bids, advice on the UN's processes and policies, and award or contract implementation stage. The Procurement Manual and the respective information on the Procurement Division's website outlinesRead full story...

Procurement Manual Revision 7.0 (Published: 1 July 2013) Monday, 1 July 2013

The United Nations Financial Regulations and Rules, as promulgated by Secretary-General's Bulletin ST/SGB/2003/7 dated 9 May 2003, govern the procurement functions of the United Nations.

The provisions in the Procurement Manual should be read as subordinate to the provisions in the United Nations Financial Regulations and Rules. The Procurement Manual is intended to provide guidance on procurement policies andRead full story...

New version of UN Procurement Mobile App for iPhone/iPad/iPod launched Wednesday, 8 May 2013

The United Nations Procurement Division has launched a new version of its UN Procurement Mobile App for the iOS platform (iPhone/iPad/iPod).

This new version adds access to statistics such as procurement volume by major commodity and top 20 countries. The added functionality will soon be made available to Android and BlackBerry users also.

The "UN Procurement" App offers real-time accessRead full story...