UNOPS Organized Procurement Workshop for Vendors Sana’a and Aden, Yemen
The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) in Yemen organized two workshops one in Sana’a and one in Aden. The workshops aim to build the capacity of vendors and suppliers in procurement and bidding system through the UN electronic system of suppliers in order to effective implementation of projects.
Moreover, UNOPS through these activities seeks to contribute to sustainable development through optimal utilization of public procurement and project management resources. The workshops included definition of procurement and why is it important, UNOPS procurement principles, proscribed actions and procurement cycle.
The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) procurement’s principles focus on best interest of UNOPS & clients, Best value for money, Fairness, integrity and transparency and Effective Competition.
During the workshops Hussein Fawaz the head of the procurement and contracting department in UNOPS Yemen, reviewed the functions of the UN Office for Development Projects in post-disaster and conflict-affected areas through the management of infrastructure development projects.