UNITED NATIONS 24 JUNE 2022 | CSIR What the United Nations is looking for in a supplier


24 June 2022 | CSIR What the United Nations
is looking for in a supplier

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The Department of Defence and Armscor, in partnership with industry association AMD, invite you to take part in the United Nations Procurement Summit 2022 on 24 June.

The summit focuses first-hand on what is needed to become an accredited supplier to the United Nations and specifically its peacekeeping and peace support operations in Africa.


Date: 24 June 2022 Time: 09h00 to 17h00 (GMT +2) Location: National Research Foundation (NRF) Hall within the CSIR Precinct

Key Speakers

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Around 250 delegates are expected to attend June’s sixth United Nations (UN) Partnership for Technology in Peacekeeping International Symposium in Pretoria.

The 21 to 24 June event will be at the CSIR International Convention Centre in Pretoria in line with a UN peacekeeping technology initiative established in 2014. Its objective is to bring greater involvement to peacekeeping through innovative approaches and technologies with potential to empower UN global operations. 


The United Nations Procurement Summit 2022 will include presentations from the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans, senior UN procurement specialists, current UN suppliers and other relevant industry experts and government support structures.

Key Takeaways for Summit Attendees

Attendees will get the opportunity to:

  • Learn how South African businesses can become leading suppliers to the United Nations’ international supply chain
  • Explore opportunities for South African businesses
  • Assess what the United Nations is looking for in a supplier
  • Examine key procurement areas, including food; pharmaceuticals; vehicles, computers and software; shelter and housing; telecommunications; lab equip; chemicals; building materials; and security equipment
  • Investigate key service areas utilised are air charter; security; engineering; construction; freight; consultancy and communications
  • Appraise how to become a preferred supplier to the United Nations
  • Monitor risks and challenges in supplying the United Nations
  • Investigate how to register on the UN Global Marketplace
  • Discover trends in existing United Nations procurement from South Africa

Registration is open

This event provides you with an unequalled platform to reach and market your products and solutions to strategic level UN procurement executives as an exhibitor at the United Nations 6th International Partnership for Technology Exhibition on 21 & 22 June.

As well a presence at the United Nations Procurement summit 2022 on 24 June.

Your sponsorship gives you a cost-effective marketing solution that will position your company as a leader, bring you face-to-face with decision makers and provide you with qualified leads. In addition, the sponsorship provides you with pre and post event exposure throughout all defenceWeb’s media channels

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