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How to do Business with the United Nations

Tuesday 28 November 2023, Edinburgh

Workshop on How to do Business with the UN

The United Nations procured goods and services for almost $30 billion in 2022.  The United Kingdom is the 3th largest country supplier to the UN and procurement from UK Suppliers reached a record high of $1.3 billion.  The top UN procurement categories include: Health, Pharmaceuticals, Medical, Lab equipment, Management & Admin Services, Engineering & Research Services, Transport & Logistics, IT & Communications Equipment.  The UK remained the largest supplier to the Public Order and Security Service segment in 2022.

The Department for Business & Trade’s (DBT) UN team will present on How To Do Business with the UN including:

  • The registration process with the UN Global Marketplace
  • The most commonly procured good and services
  • The tender process and specifications
  • Overview of the UN Agencies in Copenhagen, Geneve & New York
  • Events & Activities

This roadshow will also provide companies with the opportunity to book 1-2-1 meetings with the DBT UN experts based in Copenhagen, Geneva & New York.  We can advise on the suitability of your goods/services and next steps.


Joanne Ganthier, Department for Business & Trade, Copenhagen
Marie Gow, Department for Business & Trade, Geneve
Ashley Halloran, Department for Business & Trade, New York

To attend the free workshop on Tuesday 28 November in Edinburgh please click REGISTER