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SDC funded Mercy Corps’ iCOGS project and the Mongolian Government Procurement Agency subsequently signed a MoU in January 2013. Mercy Corps and the Government Procurement Agency organized a significant number of activities within the framework of the MoU.
On February 27th 2014, The Procurement Agency, in collaboration with Mercy Corps,conducted a discussion on 2013 Public Procurement Performance and 2014 Public Procurement Plans using the online discussion and information sharing platform"Blackboard".Mercy Corps has usedBlackboard software since July 2012.
More than 60 individuals from local government and Local Procurement Units took part in the discussion sessions. The attendees represented 15 different aimags.Deputy Minister Terbishdagva.D led the discussion. Themeeting was designed to address five different critical topics regarding procurement processes. Firstly, the meeting was meant to inform participants about the 2013 procurement performance against procurement planning. Next, the meeting sought to highlight procurement opportunities in 2014.Addressing implementation challenges and actions to address these challenges was also on the agenda alongside discussions regarding "e-shop". Lastly, the meeting was an opportunity for participants to exchange experiences on local procurement practice.
E-shop is a new online tool that will strengthen transparency of government agencies’ procurement processes. Currently, the Procurement Agency is working on the website which is set to be launched by 1 April, 2014.
At the end of the training, the Director of the Government Procurement Agency and the Prime Minister answered questions raised by participants. All of the answers will be transcribed and sent to Local Procurement Units.
What is Shared Value?
Shared Value is created when both social and business issues are addressed, connecting a company’s success with social progress.
Shared Value is: Policies and practices that enhance the competitiveness of a company while simultaneously advancing the economic and social conditions in the communities in which it operates.
Shared Value is NOT: Sharing the value already created.
Shared Value is the small blue circle in the below graph.
What is a Regional Community of Practice?
Community: Us in the room, country and HQ teams, partners, beneficiaries.
Practice: Everything we do to achieve our mission– how we’re implementing our vision and think together, networking.
The purpose of the Regional Community of Practice are:
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