How to become a UN Women vendor

In 2016, UN Women had vendors from 156 different countries, and the procurement value grew by 15.9 per cent from the previous year (2016 annual statistical report on UN procurement). UN Women wants to constantly expand its market and find new vendors to increase competition and source in a more sustainable manner, with greater emphasis on gender-responsive procurement.

Vendors interested in doing business with UN Women should:

Vendors shall not be considered eligible if they:

  • are under procurement prohibition by the United Nations, including but not limited to prohibitions derived from the Consolidated United Nations Security Council Sanctions List;
  • are suspended by the United Nations or other organizations in the UN system (including the World Bank); or
  • fail to satisfy the requirements defined in the solicitation documents.
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