APLU well-represented at Global Revolutions IX

APLU collaborated again with the PPRG of the University of Nottingham to support the leading international conference on public procurement law, Public Procurement: Global Revolutions IX, hosted by the PPRG in Nottingham. The 2019 conference – the 9th in the series – took place from June 17-18 2019 at the East Midlands Conference Centre, University of Nottingham, UK.

Various APLU researchers presented papers and chaired workshops at the two-day conference. These included:

  • Dr Allison Anthony “The promotion of human rights through public procurement in South African law”
  • Dr George Nwangwu “A Comparative Analysis of the Use of Unsolicited Proposal for the Delivery of PPP Projects in Africa”
  •  Prof Geo Quinot “Conceptualising sustainable public procurement in the Global South – distinct from the North?”
  • Prof Dominic Dagbanja “Developments in sustainable public procurement policy and law in Ghana and Australia”
  • Prof Sope Williams-Elegbe “Procurement, corruption and blockchain technology”

as well as former APLU LLM student, Songezo Mabece, who was awarded one of three bursaries to participate in the conference and presented a paper on “Building Institutional Relationships in the Development and Regulation of Public Procurement in South Africa”

APLU fellows at GRIX 2019

At the conference the new book publication Public Procurement and Aid Effectiveness: A Roadmap under Construction, co-edited by APLU research fellow, Prof Annamaria la Chimia and published by Hart Publishing was also launched with a panel discussion on what the future holds for procurement and aid effectiveness on which both Prof La Chimia and Prof Williams-Elegbe of APLU participated.


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