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Smarter Procurement in the Public Sector - Webinar

Public Spend Forum runs a series of best practice public procurement webinars which explore how procurement professionals can and are using technology, leaner processes and smarter ways of working to deliver more value to their customers. The next one focuses on two case studies from New York...

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Annual Statistical Report on UN Procurement

The United Nations published last week (June 21, 2018) its year-end spending report. The overall UN organisations’ procurement volume increased for a sixth consecutive year, reaching $18.6 billion in 2017 – an increase of 5.1 percent or $910 million compared to 2016. The increase was driven...

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Dubai’s Dafza New Platform for B2B Commerce

A proposal has been accepted for Dubai Airport Freezone Authority to form a joint team from free zones to work with government entities in an integrated and interactive way on B2B commerce. The platform, Dubai Blink, uses artificial intelligence, blockchain technology, and virtual business...

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Sustainable Cities Platform and the Transformative Action Award

The Transformative Action Award rewards ongoing or concluded innovative local and regional initiatives that achieve a socio-cultural, socio-economic and technological transformation of societies by using the pathways identified in the Basque Declaration. The award is co-organised by ICLEI Europe...