6th Asia Pacific Public Electronic Procurement Network Conference (Virtual e-Government Procurement Conference 2020)
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) organized the 6th Annual Conference of the Asia Pacific Public Electronic Procurement Network (APPeN) through a virtual platform. This year’s conference focused on rapid digitalization of public procurement induced by global pandemic.
To continue knowledge exchange and collaboration of the Asia Pacific Public Electronic Procurement Network
During the event, participants had the opportunity to:
- develop a wider network of e-GP experts and public sector managers involved in developing and implementing e-GP systems in their respective countries;
- exchange views and foster better inter-regional e-GP cooperation and cross border trade;
- interact with ADB procurement specialists to get better understanding of ADB approach to e-GP; and
- identify potential areas of e-GP cooperation at the bilateral and regional levels.
Through the APPeN, the public procurement agencies implementing e-GP are strengthened from receiving international best practice knowledge and learn from each other how best to implement and integrate e-GP as part of a wider public reform initiative.