Procurement Policy Advisory Department Initiatives

Below are initiatives and cooperation between the EBRD Procurement Policy Department, EBRD Clients, International Financial Institutions, Government Institutions and Academia.

Academia

International Master in Procurement Management  
 
This management programme is a Joint Initiative between the EBRD Procurement Policy Department and the University Of Rome Tor Vergata.
 
 

Capacity Buidling Assessment

Capacity Assessment and Capacity Building are components of EBRD’s fiduciary responsibility geared to assist Clients in improving procurement performance and implementation, by carrying out a procurement capacity assessment in partnership with the Client.
 


Conferences

Abnormally Low Tender Prices Conference
 
Below is the detailed presentation of a conference on abnormally low tenders held at the EBRD Headquarters and hosted by the Procurement Policy Department.
 

The Procurement Policy and Advisory Department hosted a presentation on “Winning EBRD procurement contracts” in Seoul on 14-16 November 2017 for the business community. Many business representatives from USA, Philippines, China, Venezuela, Serbia, Egypt, Vietnam, Myanmar, Croatia, Pakistan, India, Republic of South Africa attended.

International Cooperation

MDB Heads of Procurement meeting
 
The 2018 meeting of the Multilateral Development Banks’ (MDBs) Heads of Procurement (HOP) was
hosted by the Asian Infrastructure and Investment Bank (AIIB) in Beijing, from September 4 to 6, 2018.
 
 
EBRD - UNCITRAL (United Nations Commission on International Trade Law) Public Procurement Initiative
 
In the last decade, the EBRD has successfully provided technical assistance for commercial law reform to the countries of central and Eastern Europe and the CIS and Mongolia.
 
EBRD - WTO GPA (World Trade Organisation - Government Procurement Agreement)

The EBRD GPA TC Facility will initiate a series of regional and country-specific technical projects and provide ongoing assistance with the preparation for GPA accession.
 

OECD online procurement toolbox             

This online resource will guide you in implementing the OECD Recommendation of the Council on Public Procurement.  In addition to better familiarising you with the 12 principles, the Toolbox provides policy tools, specific country examples as well as indicators to measure your public procurement system.

Memoranda of Understanding between the Bank and its Countries of Operations

The following memoranda are agreed outlines of cooperation between the Bank and some of its Countries of Operations for the improvement of public procurement: