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Preliminary programme

Preliminary programme for the "Doing business with the united nations - delegation to Italy". Rome and Brindisi in Italy, 10-11th of December, 2013.

10 December

The FAO procurement process, FAO business opportunities and an introduction to the WFP

  • Arrival Rome previous night

  • Welcome by Kristofer Svartling, Trade Commissioner to Italy, and presentation of delegation programme

  • Procurement processes at FAO. An introduction to the FAO and the FAO procurement process by Regina Gambino, Chief of FAO Procurement Service

  • Individual meetings with FAO procurement services. Swedish companies meet and present their products and services to the FAO

  • Lunch

  • Procurement processes at WFP. An introduction to the WFP and the WFP procurement process by the Andrew Lukach, Chief of WFP Goods & Services Procurement Branch

  • Individual meetings with WFP procurement services. Swedish companies meet and present their products and services to the WFP

  • Sweden’s potential in UN Procurement. Presentation by Minister for Trade Ewa Björling

  • Reception at WFP premises with Minister for Trade Ewa Björling and WFP and FAO representatives

  • Dinner

11 December

Field visit to UNHRD and meetings with the WFP Procurement Service

  • Morning flight from Rome to Brindisi

  • Field visit to the UNHRD - The United Nations Humanitarian Response Depot (UNHRD) operated by the WFP at the military airport in Brindisi

  • Lunch

  • Individual meetings with UNHRD procurement services. Swedish companies meet and present their products and services to the UNHRD

  • Afternoon flight from Brindisi to Rome

(Individual meetings will be provided based on participants’ individual requirements as indicated, prior to the delegation.)