. Conclusions of the twentieth session of the High-level Committee on the Management Procurement Network (HLCM PN), WTO, Geneva, 22-24 March 2017. The meeting included updates from the working groups on harmonization, professional development, strategic supplier management and sustainable markets, as well as a progress report on the UN Global Marketplace (UNGM) and projects on collaborative vehicle acquisition, strategic improvement of the UNGM, collaborative acquisition of high-quality raw materials, collaborative transport and updating of the Procurement Experts` Manual. of the United Nations. The partnership with the United Parcel Services (UPS) Foundation has helped UNICEF reach millions of children with life-saving aid. . 03. August 2018 – The amendment to the Directive requires national offices that use the AARs of other COs to ensure that prices are competitive, that cheap value for money is demonstrated, and that appropriate checks are carried out by procurement committees. Where appropriate, direct verification shall be requested by the ACP/RACP. .