15 November 2021, at 11:00 - 13:00 (EET Helsinki)
The second Regional Session organized in collaboration with Business Finland’s Developing Markets Platform, other Nordic countries and UNOPS (United Nations Office for Project Services), will focus on Asia. The aim is to understand the specific challenges and needs UNOPS is facing and gain insights into what kind of working opportunities the region offers. The countries included are Sri Lanka, Nepal, Philippines, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Thailand, Indonesia, Palau, Pakistan, Papa New Guinea.
In addition to this, companies are able to get tangible information, which is useful for strategic partnerships. Advice how to get ready for future tendering processes is also offered.
Besides UNOPS country office personnel, the companies will get an opportunity to have a dialogue with experts from UNOPS’ partnerships, Global Innovation Centers (GIC) and Sustainable Procurement. .
Who should attend?
Companies that can offer solutions and products for UNOPS’ needs for:
• climate resilient infrastructure and green projects
• health issues towards COVID 19
UNOPS is looking for in particular solutions for integrated solid waste management, solar energy and carbon mission management. Ocean waste is becoming a critical issue, which UNOPS is not currently working in. Also emergency supplies and equipment related to COVID 19 PPEs (Personal Protective Equipment) are needed.
There are limited spots in this session and they will be filled according to appropriate matches. If there are more matches where the solutions/products have the biggest interest and impact than spots offered, the selections are made in order of registrations. A waiting list is offered, if needed.