Workshop on Public Procurement and Human Rights in Africa

Please note, the original date and location for this workshop have changed. It will now be held on November 13 in Pretoria, South Africa.

On November 13, 2017 the Learning Lab will host a workshop in Pretoria, South Africa, bringing together relevant stakeholders to explore ways to operationalize the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and the Sustainable Development Goals in Africa through public procurement laws, policies, and practices. The workshop will provide a brief introduction to the procurement process and relevant international and regional frameworks, which will be followed by in-depth discussions on two key themes: public procurement of private military and security services and public procurement and sustainable development.

The concept note for the workshop is available here. The agenda and other details will be posted closer to the date of the workshop.

If you would like to find out more information, or to register for the event please contact Nicole Vander Meulen (