On March 28, 2023, a delegation from SUTE took part in the UN Procurement and Vendor Fair organized jointly by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the UN Office in Ukraine and the Kyiv Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The event was held to support national business and increase the volume of procurement by UN agencies in the local market of Ukraine.
The event aimed at raising awareness among Ukrainian businesses about UN procurement practices, and offers a unique platform for participants to learn about the work of UN agencies in Ukraine, as well as the categories of goods and services procured through the UN procurement platform.
Meetings and negotiations were held with various UN agencies, programs and funds accredited in Ukraine. In particular, representatives of the Procurement Department of the United Nations Development Program in Ukraine (UNDP) informed us that the university can participate in tenders in the following sectors: Research and Consulting (sociological surveys, analytical studies); Events and Conferences (organization of events and rental of conference rooms).
The event gave the opportunity to contact representatives of the business community working in various fields and being suppliers or potential participants in tenders for the UN.
The participants of the event talked to representatives of the business community working in various fields and being suppliers or potential participants in tender procurement for the needs of the UN. The knowledge gained will help to improve skills in teaching the following disciplines: Public Procurement Management, Public Management and Administration, Economics of Ukraine, Public Communications, Regional State Policy, Strategic Planning, Public Administration Strategy, Management of State Projects and Programs, International Trade and Economic Law, Management of International Competitiveness of an Enterprise, etc.