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Looking Back and Forward: The World Bank’s Procurement Framework

It's been more than a year since the new procurement framework was launched in July 2016. To mark this milestone, Enzo De Laurentiis, the World Bank's Chief Procurement Officer in Operations Policy and Country Services (OPCS), and Vinay Sharma, Director for Solutions and Innovations in Procurement in the Governance Global Practice, share their views on why this new framework is so critical for achieving the development goals, what has been achieved so far, and what the key innovations are for the way forward.