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PUBLIC PROCUREMENT WORLDWIDE More than $13,000 billion spent annually.

According to the World Bank, over 13,000 billion dollars are spent annually on public procurement worldwide. The figure was announced at a training seminar on sustainable public procurement organized by the World Bank for senior public procurement…
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SUSTAINABLE PUBLIC PROCUREMENT : Senegal’s public administration prepares for the changeover.

At the opening ceremony of a training seminar on sustainable public procurement, held in Senegal from 22 to 26 April, the Director General of Arcop Sénégal said that the Senegalese public administration had already begun the transition to…
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Training public procurement actors in sustainable public procurement: Senegal and the World Bank aim to Senegal and the World Bank want to “stimulate prosperity on a liveable planet”.

Yesterday, Tuesday 23 April 2024, in Dakar, the World Bank and Senegal’s Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (Arcop) launched a week-long training course on Sustainable Public Procurement (SPP) for those involved in public procurement.…
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Exclusion of young people, women and the disabled from public contracts : What mechanisms should be used to give preference to vulnerable groups?

Saër Niang, Director General of the French Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (Arcop), said yesterday that young people, women and people with disabilities are generally excluded from public procurement contracts. According to him, the…
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SUSTAINABLE PUBLIC PROCUREMENT : The Director General of ARCOP Senegal lists the advantages of APD.

It is in the interests of African countries to incorporate “sustainability” into their procurement processes - a strategic concept aimed at integrating economic, social and environmental considerations into the public procurement cycle.…
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SUSTAINABLE PUBLIC PROCUREMENT : Senegal takes the lead on Sustainable Public Procurement

While the concept of Sustainable Public Procurement (SPP) is relatively new and not yet firmly established in many African countries, this is far from being the case in Senegal. In addition to the introduction of social and environmental clauses…
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Senegal : SUSTAINABLE PUBLIC PROCUREMENT Africa’s move towards green public procurement

A new approach is emerging in global procurement: sustainable public procurement, which takes account of social, economic and environmental aspects. Africa must not be left behind. Hence the training given to experienced public procurement managers…
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SUSTAINABLE PUBLIC PROCUREMENT Why Senegal is focusing on sustainable public procurement.

For some time now, Senegal has been placing the emphasis on sustainable public procurement. According to Saër Seck, Director of Arcop Sénégal, the reason for this approach is that sustainable public procurement takes sustainable development,…
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SUSTAINABLE PUBLIC PROCUREMENT : Equipping public procurement professionals from West and Central Africa

The concept of sustainable public procurement extends selection criteria to include environmental, social and economic aspects. Integrating these principles into public procurement processes has become a priority, as demonstrated by the initiative…
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Senegal : SUSTAINABLE PUBLIC PROCUREMENT The World Bank distils the concept in Africa.

The World Bank, in association with Senegal’s Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (ARCOP), has organized a week of training in sustainable public procurement in Dakar for senior public procurement officials from French-speaking countries…