Webinar: Millennium Challenge Corporation & World Bank on emergency procurement

Join the webinar with World Bank and Millennium Challenge Corporation on trends and advice in ‘Emergency Procurement and Humanitarian Aid’, taking place on 29 June at 11:00 EDT / 16:00 BST (GMT +1).
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Kenny Cheung, Chief of Procurement, World Bank and Brian Corry, Acting Deputy Vice President, Contracts and Administration, Millennium Challenge Corporation will offer first-hand insight into:

  • Good practice in sustainable procurement
  • International procurement trends and business opportunities
  • How to address common contracting and compliance pitfalls
  • Best practice and guidelines for procuring goods and services during emergency scenarios
  • Value for money: monitoring and evaluating your procurement decisions
  • Benefits and risks of social sourcing in local markets near the emergency affected area
  • Re-usability, sustainability and scalability
  • Specific challenges of procuring ICT solutions
  • How to improve supplier relationship management and long term partnerships 

Held ahead of the Global Disaster Relief & Development Summit in Washington D.C., this exciting webinar will bring together private sector companies interested in supplying humanitarian and development programmes, and procurement professionals at NGOs, UN agencies, donor and government agencies.