Invitation to join the Asia Pacific Green Public Procurement Network
The Asia Pacific GPP Network project aims to strengthen the capacity of national governments in implementing green public procurement via the establishment of a collaborative regional network.
Building on the former Asia Pacific GPP and Eco-labelling Network (2013-2016), the new network will engage a broader spectrum of key stakeholders to ensure a broad dialogue and cooperation.
The network is jointly led by the Sustainable Public Procurement team of the UN Environment Programme, Economy Division, and the Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute.
The Asia Pacific GPP Network’s main objectives are to:
- Serve as an information platform for Green Public Procurement among the relevant governments, public organisations and stakeholders in the Asia Pacific region.
- Promote awareness and build capacity of policy makers.
- Support and amplify the work of the One Planet SPP Programme in the Asia Pacific region.
- Identify concrete needs of the countries for the introduction and implementation of Green Public Procurement.
- Capacity building through online training sessions and, (if the sanitary context allows it) in-person sessions;
- Monitoring the progress of GPP in the Asia Pacific region through the development of national factsheets (to be used for 2021 Global Review) and assistance in the measurement of SDG 12.7.1;
- Knowledge sharing through:
- Country fact sheets, and case studies;
- Webinars and peer-to-peer reviews;
- The Asia Pacific GPP Network group on LinkedIn.
- Support to the GPP Plus project led by KEITI and to the One Planet SPP Programme activities.
- A GPP Award will also be granted to reward the best examples of GPP implementation in the region.
Interested? Join us and take an active part in the Asia Pacific GPP Network
Membership is voluntary, cost free and unlimited in duration, and is open to organizations or individuals in the Asia Pacific region interested in contributing to the progress of GPP in Asia Pacific.
Please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Sophie Loueyraud at sophie.loueyraud[at]un.org for any enquiries.