Seminar pictures available
Pictures of the 10th Annual EU UN-Procurement Seminar are available. The link to the online photo album can be found when logged into your account on this website, under "seminar" and "pictures".
Seminar presentations available
All presentations of the 10th Annual EU UN-Procurement Seminar can be downloaded from this website. The links can be found when logged into your account, under "seminar" and "presentations 2013".
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Update: optional activities during the EU UN-Procurement Seminar
Tuesday, May 7
The official program for Tuesday ends at 17.00. Although there are no official activities planned for the evening, the organization of the EUPF would like to provide you with several options for your convenience:
An optional, but complimentary tour of 1 hour through the United Nations Headquarters will be available between 9.00 and 14.00. Additional information regarding this tour will be provided during the seminar.
H.E. Ambassador Thomas Mayr-Harting, Head of the EU Delegation to the UN, confirms co-opening address at the 10th Annual EU UN-Procurement Seminar in New York on May 6, 2013
EUPF is delighted to announce that Head of the EU Delegation to the UN, H.E. Ambassador Thomas Mayr-Harting will be our second special guest and open the 10th Annual EU UN-Procurement Seminar together with the USG for management, Mr. Yukio Takasu. H.E. Mayr-Harting is Head of the EU Delegation to the UN since October 16, 2011 and has extensive experience at the highest political levels as representative of Austria, including as the Permanent Representative of Austria to the United Nations and as Political Director (Director General for Political Affairs) of the Foreign Ministry of Austria. For more information about the Ambassador please click here.
1-on-1 meetings with the UN
As of March 28 we are still waiting to get feedback from the UN organizations regarding your one-on-one meetings. We hope to inform you about your one-on-one meetings as soon as possible.
Mr. Yukio Takasu, Under-Secretary-General for Management confirms co-opening address at 10th EU UN-Procurement Seminar in New York on 6 May, 2013
EUPF is happy to announce that Under-Secretary-General for Management, Mr. Yukio Takasu will be our special guest to co-open the 10th EU UN-Procurement Seminar. Mr. Takasu, who was the Special Advisor to the Secretary-General on Human Security from 2011-2012, has a wide range of experience working with the United Nations as Controller at the Assistant Secretary-General level and Member of the Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), including expertise in terms of accountability, transparency, efficient use of resources and coherence — all of which are critical to the United Nations reform. Mr. Takasu has also nearly 40 years of multilateral diplomacy, notably as Permanent Representative of Japan to the United Nations in New York; Ambassador, Embassy of Japan, Washington; Ambassador, Scientific Cooperation, Human Security and United Nations Reform, Tokyo; and Permanent Representative of Japan to the International Organizations in Vienna, including the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). For more information about the Under-Secretary-General please click here.
Create your account for the EUPF website now!
Registration for the 10th Annual EU UN-Procurement Seminar will open on Monday January 14, 2012 9 am EST. Please note that registration for the Seminar is only possible with an activated and approved account. Please also note that if you registered for/participated in our events in previous years, you still have to create an account for our website in order to be able to register for the seminar.
Registration for our 2013 events differs from registration processes in the previous years. If you would like to participate in any of our events, you have to create an account for the EUPF website first. Once you have created an account and your account has been approved by the EUPF, you will have access to more parts of the website and be able to see more information about our events. Only then will you be able to register for our events. Registration for the 10th Annual EU UN-Procurement Seminar opens on January 14, 2013 9am EST .
Please check back regularly as we are updating the website constantly with new information on the 2013 Seminar. The program of the 9th Seminar is still online.
Due to ongoing renovations at the UN-Headquarters the Seminar will take place at the Bohemian National Hall on the Upper East Side in New York City.