PPCC Extends Outreach Activities to Universities & Intellectual Centers

PPCC outreach to Universities & Intellectual Centers
PPCC outreach to Universities & Intellectual Centers
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As part of effort to increase and strengthen the procurement capacity of various stakeholders, the Public Procurement and Concessions Commission (PPCC) has extended its outreach program to secondary schools, universities, community colleges and intellectual centers in five counties and several communities in Liberia.

The outreach engagement was funded by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and it lasted for a period of five days, from November 7-11, 2022. It was primarily intended to keep the public informed about some of the initiatives that have been undertaken by the PPCC to improve effectiveness and efficiency in public procurement. The program also sought to forge partnership with the student community and intellectual centers aimed at creating greater awareness about the public procurement reform program of Liberia.

The Outreach team provided lectures and sensitized the participants on the compliance requirements of the PPCA and the new initiatives of the PPCC, such as the Electronic Government Procurement modernization effort, Sustainable Public Procurement, Gender inclusive procurement, and the gains made with the implementation of Public Procurement and Concessions Act of Liberia.  

Institutions visited by the team during the exercise include Nimba County University, Grand Bassa County University, Bong County Technical College, and Bomi County Community College. Others include Critical and Logical Thinker's Intellectual Center, Bong Athletic and Social Intellectual Center (BASIC), Wise People Intellectual Center, and Hardlandsville Intellectual Forum.As part of effort to increase and strengthen the procurement capacity of various stakeholders, the Public Procurement and Concessions Commission (PPCC) has extended its outreach program to secondary schools, universities, community colleges and intellectual centers in five counties and several communities in Liberia.

The outreach engagement was funded by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and it lasted for a period of five days, from November 7-11, 2022. It was primarily intended to keep the public informed about some of the initiatives that have been undertaken by the PPCC to improve effectiveness and efficiency in public procurement. The program also sought to forge partnership with the student community and intellectual centers aimed at creating greater awareness about the public procurement reform program of Liberia.

The Outreach team provided lectures and sensitized the participants on the compliance requirements of the PPCA and the new initiatives of the PPCC, such as the Electronic Government Procurement modernization effort, Sustainable Public Procurement, Gender inclusive procurement, and the gains made with the implementation of Public Procurement and Concessions Act of Liberia.  

Institutions visited by the team during the exercise include Nimba County University, Grand Bassa County University, Bong County Technical College, and Bomi County Community College. Others include Critical and Logical Thinker's Intellectual Center, Bong Athletic and Social Intellectual Center (BASIC), Wise People Intellectual Center, and Hardlandsville Intellectual Forum.