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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...

2014 Annual Statistical Report on United Nations Procurement has been published Thursday, 30 July 2015

The Annual Statistical Report on Procurement by United Nations organizations (ASR) is a publication that has been produced by UNOPS for the last 31 years.

The 2014 report compiles information from 35 agencies in total, increasing the number of 2013. This year the report includes information provided by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the International Maritime Organization (IMO).Read full story...