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22 Jan 2016 8:00 - 10:30 Stockholm

Seminar: un-delegation to kenya & uganda in april 2016 and other un-activities

UN-related procurement has increased dramatically during recent years. Despite this, only 0,16% is invoiced by Swedish companies. During this seminar you will learn more about different activities aimed at promoting Swedish products and services towards the UN.

During 2014, the UN procured products and services to a value of 16,1 billion USD. However, despite state-of-the-arts offerings in products and services that match UN procurement needs, only 27,5 million USD (0,16%) was invoiced by Swedish companies.

As part of the Swedish government´s export strategy, special focus is currently being put on increasing Swedish companies´ share of UN procurement. During this seminar you will learn more about the measures and activities that are being planned during 2016. One of the first activities planned is the UN-delegation to Kenya and Uganda, 18-21 of April. 

Business opportunities exist within most sectors. Solutions from the following sector are of particular interest:

  • ICT
  • Energy
  • Transport WASH
  • Construction and Shelter
  • Waste Management
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Medical devices and equipment
  • Food and nutrition


Speakers at the seminar will include:

  • Anders Wollter, Minister Councellor responsible for UN related activities, Ministry for Foreign Affairs,
  • James Butler, UN procurement Manager at Business Sweden
  • Ali Shakir, Trade Commissioner for Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Oman
  • Robin Pettersson, Trade Commissioner for East Africa

For more information about the seminar, please contact:
Anna-Paula Jonsson or Cecilia Leideman Bäck

 

To participate in the seminar
please register here:

The registration for this event is overdue. Please contact us for more information.
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Anna-Paula Jonsson

Project Manager Nairobi Project Manager, Nairobi
+254 20 374 9760 +254 20 374 1788
E-mail anna-paula.jonsson@business-sweden.se
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Cecilia Leideman Bäck

Senior Project Manager, Middle East and Africa Stockholm Senior Project Manager, Middle East and Africa, Stockholm
+46 8 588 660 00
E-mail cecilia.leidemanback@business-sweden.se
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Anna-Paula Jonsson

Project Manager Nairobi Project Manager, Nairobi
+254 20 374 9760 +254 20 374 1788
E-mail anna-paula.jonsson@business-sweden.se
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Cecilia Leideman Bäck

Senior Project Manager, Middle East and Africa Stockholm Senior Project Manager, Middle East and Africa, Stockholm
+46 8 588 660 00
E-mail cecilia.leidemanback@business-sweden.se