APPI e-Newsletter Now Online

The first issue of the APPI e-Newsletter is now online.  Please click on this link to go directly to the e-Newsletter.

The APPI (Asia Pacific Procurement Partnership Initiative) is a regional technical assistance (RETA) project that establishes ADB’s policy and approach for supporting its member countries in public procurement capacity improvement.  […]

HLF-4 Busan, 29 Nov – 01 Dec 2011

The Fourth High Level Forum for Aid Effectiveness (HLF-4) will be held in Busan, Korea on 29 November to 1 December 2011.  This follows meetings in Rome, Paris and Accra that helped transform aid relationships between donors and partners into true vehicles for development cooperation.  Here ministers and specialists will take stock of […]

Global standard for procurement qualification near

[News item courtesy of The International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management (IFPSM) Newsletter] October 2011 | Charles Holden The introduction of a global standard for procurement qualifications moved a step closer last month with a leading procurement association undertaking a trial to assess whether its qualifications “make the grade” for the new IFPSM-administered benchmark.

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