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Procurement seminar

Procurement specialists Bernhard Zentgraf and Omar Tiwana from Asian Development Bank

NDF organizes a special Procurement Seminar

NDF arranged a special procurement seminar in Helsinki from the 27 to 29 January 2010. The presenters were the principal procurements specialists Omar Tiwana and Bernhard Zentgraf from Asian Development Bank’s main office in Manila, the Philippines. The 30 participants in the seminar were from Nordic Development Fund (NDF), Nordic Investment Bank (NIB), Nordic Environment Finance Corporation (NEFCO), Nordic Project Fund (NOPEF) plus the Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The seminar provided a solid introduction to the ADB procurement guidelines and procedures for goods, works and services, and an overview of ongoing harmonization efforts among the multilateral agencies.