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Invitation to UNOG Business Seminar: How to do Business with UNOG?

The United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) invites potential vendors to participate in the procurement seminar "How to do Business with UNOG?". The purpose of the business seminar is to inform potential vendors and trade entities about UNOG’s procurement activities. The seminar, to which all interested entities are encouraged to participate, will provide information on procurement procedures, practical tips as well as information on how to identify business opportunities.

Date: 24 February 2020
Time: from 14:00 to 17:00
Place: Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland
Language: English/ French
Admission: Free


For more information please send an email to procurementunog@un.org


Procurement at UNOG is carried out by the Procurement and Contracts Unit (PCU), Purchase and Transportation Section (PTS), Central Support Services (CSS), Division of Administration (DoA).

The Procurement and Contracts Unit (PCU) mission is to provide efficient, effective and expert procurement services, while achieving best value for money and ensuring a competitive, fair and transparent process in accordance with established regulations, rules and procedures.

PCU provides Purchasing and Contracting services to several UN offices located in Europe, Africa and Middle East, notably:
  • The Secretariat of the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG)
  • The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) – Geneva and Field operations
  • The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
  • The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
  • The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)
  • The United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC)
  • The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) – Geneva and European Offices
  • The United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD)
  • The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)
  • The United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund Secretariat (UNJSPF)
  • The United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction Secretariat (UNISDR)
  • The United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR)
  • The Chief Executive Board for Coordination Secretariat (CEB)
  • The Joint Inspection Unit (JIU)
  • The United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA)
  • United Nations Information Service (UNIS) - European Offices

In addition, PCU acts as the secretariat of the Common Procurement Activities Group (CPAG), an innovative and collaborative procurement network model that addresses the need to align procurement practices among 20 Geneva-based UN entities and international organizations. More information about CPAG can be found here.