Did you know that public procurement accounts for a big part of GDP in many countries, yet it is highly exposed to corruption?
Public procurement refers to the purchase of goods and services by governments and state-owned enterprises. According to the OECD, corruption diverts public funds from development projects, impedes economic growth and undermines public trust in government.
Everyone is at stake. The youth can make a change.
The Procurement Innovation Challenge invites all members and friends of the Global Youth Anti-Corruption Network to share experiences in innovative approaches, processes, initiatives, policies or tools that have led to effective procurement reforms and/or better performing systems.
Submit a case story in English via the online submission form by March 31, 2012.
Your story can focus on the following priority thematic area:
The Procurement Innovation Challenge is an initiative of the World Bank Institute (WBI) in partnership with UN Procurement Capacity Development Centre (UNPCDC), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH with the financial support of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Public Procurement Research Group of the University of Nottingham, and Making Integrity Work (Tiri).
Read the Background Note
Learn how to enter your story
For more information, visit: www.procurement-innovation.org