The first General Assembly of the African Public Procurement Network (APPN) focusing on “Innovative Approaches to Public Procurement “ was hosted in Dakar from November 14 to 17, 2019, by the Government of Senegal in partnership with the World Bank and the African Development Bank.
Mr. Bennouna, CEO of SETYM International had the honor and privilege to be present at the Assembly, in attendance of the main players and representatives of numerous African countries. He spoke as a representative of the private sector specializing in capacity building and professionalization of specialists in public procurement.
The General Assembly was intended to give the participants an opportunity to learn from one another, as well as from experienced procurement experts from countries with well-established public procurement systems. The topics were centered on: Electronic Government Procurement (e-GP), Public Private Partnership (PPP) and Sustainable Procurement.