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PUBLIC PROCUREMENT COMMISSION events in focus: Annual Procurement Week 2020

The Public Procurement Commission hosted a week of activities in November 2020 in observance of its annual Procurement Week, in keeping with this year’s theme: Small Businesses in Public Procurement – The Local Experience. The activities included a Virtual Symposium hosted via the Zoom platform,...

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Published 2020-12-10T16:04:28

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Public Procurement in the time of COVID-19

The public health emergency that faced Guyana from the middle of January 2020, occasioned by the COVID-19 Pandemic, has highlighted the weakness of the existing legislative framework for public procurement in not having measures or provisions to specifically deal with emergency public procurement...

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Published 2020-12-10T16:12:03

PUBLIC PROCUREMENT SYSTEM (PPS) CAPACITY BUILDING TASK FORCE LAUNCHED

The Public Procurement Commission (PPC) launched a PPS Capacity Building Task Force on December 2, 2020, aimed at ensuring that the appropriate mechanisms, which will facilitate valued and sustainable procurement results and professionalization of the public procurement function, exist within the...

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Published 2020-12-10T15:43:07

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Legislation Reform Activities of the Commission.

The Commission conducts reviews of existing legislation to ensure that public procurement is always conducted in a fair, transparent and non-discriminatory manner. In 2018, the Commission conducted research on procurement legislation of other jurisdictions, including Trinidad, India, etc. and mad...

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Published 2020-12-10T15:29:06

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PUBLIC PROCUREMENT COMMISSION (PPC) AT EDUCATION EXPOSITION 2019.

The Public Procurement Commission, (PPC) participated in its first Education Exposition as exhibitors for the Ministry of Education under the theme: – Education – The Key to National Development. The PPC took the opportunity to highlight public procurement as a trending career option essential to...

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Published 2020-12-10T15:51:06

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PUBLIC PROCUREMENT COMMISSION HOLDS OPEN DAY FOR PROCUREMENT PRACTITIONERS

On October 10, 2019, the Public Procurement Commission (PPC) held an Open Day event at its office building at lot 262 New Garden Street, Queenstown, marking the end of activities in observance of its inaugural annual procurement week. This year’s Procurement Week’s theme was ‘‘Working towards gre...

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Published 2020-12-10T15:51:20

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Public Procurement Commission hosts “Understanding Public Procurement Reform” Workshop

On Tuesday 24th October, 2017 the Public Procurement Commission hosted its first workshop on public procurement at the Regency Suites/Hotel in Georgetown. The facilitator of the workshop was   Mrs. Cecile Maragh, ‎Senior Director, Procurement & Asset Policy – ‎Ministry of Fina...

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Published 2020-12-10T15:51:39

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