|Dates and venues:||09 Apr - 12 Apr. 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand|
This course is fully booked.
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Participants are responsible for cost of own airfare and hotel accommodations.
|Registration deadline:||09 Mar. 2018|
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Potential participants may include but are not limited to:
• Development organisations involved in public procurement reform;
Participants will gain a thorough understanding of the following capabilities:
How to enhance public procurement systems and their workings?
• Identify the nature of various procurement systems including policy objectives, legislative and regulatory frameworks and their practice implications.
How to provide evidence based policy development and practice transformation?
• Explain the concept of evidence based policy and practice development
What is stakeholder identification and engagement?
• Identify the stakeholders in the various aspects of public procurement systems
• How to engage various stakeholders in opportunity realization or problem resolution
• Sustaining stakeholder motivation and engagement in policy processes and system transformations
|Topics to be covered|
Day 1: Public procurement systems and their workings
Information is provided on how participants may:
• Access the online assistance of the UNDP Public Procurement Reform Advisor;
Christine Tonkin has had over 20 years experience in public procurement management at the sub-national, national and international levels. She has held director posts in the UNDP, at UN Peacekeeping - (UNAMID) and at the International Atomic Energy Agency. Christine is an innovator who has introduced and successfully implemented modern procurement management approaches throughout her career in this field. Since retiring from the UN system in 2013, she has been providing consulting services internationally primarily related to the implementation public procurement reforms.
Based on an initiative of the UNDP Trinidad and Tobago Country Office, Christine has developed a toolkit for supporting evidence based public procurement practice transformation as part of a Change Agents Programme. A training course has been develop to introduce Change Agents to the associated tools and techniques. Christine is one of the tutors delivering this training.