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UN Development Business Overview

THE REFERENCE OF CHOICE FOR TENDERS AND PROCUREMENT NEWS Development Business is the official and most comprehensive website for consulting, contracting and export opportunities worldwide. It was launched in 1968 by the United Nations in collaboration with the World Bank, Inter-American Development Bank, Asian Development Bank, African Development Bank and Caribbean Development Bank. Today, regional […]

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International Trade Centre, Empowering women through public procurement, September 2014

This guide provides governments, procuring entitles and other stakeholders with a deeper understanding of the challenges faced by women-owned businesses to participate in public procurement markets – offers tools to address these challenges and stimulate increased entrepreneurial activity by women – owned business; provides a brief overview of the public procurement objectives of public procurement […]

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Commonwealth Business Council and CBW, ‘Gender and Procurement in Global Supply Chains: Linking Power with Potential’ in Commonwealth Secretariat, Women’s Leadership for Enterprise Reference Book for the 10th Commonwealth Women’s Affairs Ministers Meeting Dhaka, Bangladesh, 17-19 June 2013

For the compendium publication form the International Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW International), a founder partner of Commonwealth Businesswomen (CBW), a joint initiative with Commonwealth Business Council (CBC) and the British Association of Women Entrepreneurs (BEWE). To read the full report, please click here      10th WAMM publication – rpt from CBC […]

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Commonwealth Secretariat, Commonwealth Business Council and CBW, Gender and Procurement Stakeholder Meeting Background Note, 13 March 2014 during 58CSW at The Joint Office for Commonwealth Permanent Missions to the UN

This research, which explores the nexus between trade, gender and public procurement policy, investigates how inclusive government procurement policy, couples with the effective management of scare researches, can accelerate sustainable economic resources. Government procurement is an important dimension of international trade. The procurement market often makes up 10 to 15 percent of the GDP of […]

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