PRIMO Forum focuses on procurement innovation and strategy
Procurement innovation was the central theme of this year's Procurement, Integrity, Management and Openess (PRIMO) Forum, held between May 8-10 in Bucarest, Romania.
Hosted by the Government of Romania, around 100 participants took part in the Forum, which was co-sponsored by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), and the World Bank, in cooperation with the European Investment Bank (EIB), Asian Development Bank (ADB), SIGMA, OECD, and UNICTRAL.
Prominent on the agenda were discussions around the reform of public procurement through legislative simplification, supporting innovation procurement through policy, and presentations of best practice and the business case for innovation procurement.
More information on the outcomes of the Forum can be found here.