What’s happening in Public Procurement?

The year 2010 presents a host of opportunities in expanding knowledge and networking in the field of public procurement.  Provided here are some major conferences on public procurement planned for the current year.

19-20 April 2010 – Public Procurement: Global Revolution IV, University of Nottingham, U.K.: Under the auspices of the EU-funded Asia Link project […]

ADB’s Whistleblower Protection

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has implemented improvements to internal rules protecting those who report integrity violations, misconduct in ADB and in ADB-related activities.

The “ADB Whistleblower and Witness Protection” provisions improve access to information about how both ADB staff and those outside ADB can respond to retaliation that is due to their reports of […]

Developing Procurement Reform Strategies

Challenges exist in designing procurement reform programs.  The following materials may provide some guidance on where to begin and what to consider.

Steve Kelman, a professor of public management at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and former administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, provides five suggestions towards improving government procurement that […]