When: Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019 - Thursday, Jun 20, 2019, (All day)

Seoul, Korea

International Forum on GPP

On 18 June 2019 in Seoul, the  Korea Environmental Industry and Technology Institute (KEITI) is organizing the International Forum on Green Public Procurement.   The Forum aims to bring together public procurers, practitioners, experts involved in design and implementation of GPP and manufacturers producing green products. The Forum will look at how sustainable public procurement can be a strategic tool to  achieve the Sustainable Development Goals from the perspective of government and business. The event will also address  the progress made and benefits of green public procurement as well as di scuss the way forward for advancing green public procurement in Korea. 

 This is an open event, but with limited capacity on the number of participants. Those interest to attend the International Forum are requested to register in advance by contacting Ms. Aran Chae at  aranchae@keiti.re.kr for obtaining the required registration form. 

Asia Pacific Green Public Procurement workshop

On June 19-20, the  Asia Pacific Green Public Procurement workshop is taking place in Seoul, Korea as  part of the  Korea Environmental Industry and Technology Institute and UN Environment Programme pilot projects to strengthen the capacity of national governments in the Asia Pacific to implement green public procurement policies and eco-labelling schemes through the provision of policy consultations and technical assistance tailored to the needs of the partner countries.

The workshop is bringing together 25 participants from 9 countries of Asia-Pacific, for sharing outcomes of the Partnership Project in Thailand and VietNam,  introduce the newly launched Green Public Procurement Plus Project  as well as for disseminating practices and experiences of countries across Asia and the Pacific region. 

The tentative programme of the workshop can be found here.

The main results of Workshop would be shared in due time after the Workshop.  For an inquiries or requests about the Workshop, you can contact Ms. Aran Chae at aranchae@keiti.re.kr .


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