On November 2, 2016 the Netherlands Enterprise Agency organized an event focused on procurement at the World Bank Group in cooperation with the Netherlands’ Embassy in Washington, DC. The procurement event was geared to Dutch companies and organizations who have experience bidding for World Bank funded projects. The sessions were organized to address specific aspects of and bottlenecks in the WBG procurement process. During the interactive sessions the Dutch private sector shared their experiences and their tips and tricks in doing business with the World Bank.
We can share the following presentations:
Deadline: 15-Dec-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
In order to support clients in preparing the Procurement Strategy for Development for the Project (PPSDs), the World Bank intends to identify a global virtual pool of experts to scope and guide the Borrower for preparing the PPSD.
Consulting firms are invited to apply. Scoping and guidance of the experts will be sought by World Banks internal and external clients in the following areas:
Today, on July 21, 2015, the World Bank Board of Directors will be discussing, and hopefully approving, the proposed new set of procurement rules and procedures. To give you the context, please find below an interview with the World Bank Chief Procurement Officer, Mr. Chris Browne.
In 2012, the World Bank started a review of the procurement rules and procedures that regulate how borrowing governments can use Bank money for buying goods, services, works, and for hiring consultants. The goal – to reform procurement in Bank operations to better support clients to achieve value for money and to produce sustainable development, while upholding the highest fiduciary and integrity standards. The review process included two global multi-stakeholder consultations. The Bank engaged with more than 4,000 stakeholders from governments, the private sector and civil society to develop a procurement framework that is fit for purpose for development.