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Designing an open contracting commitment for Open Government Partnership National Action Plans

Governments spend over US$13 trillion on public contracting and procurement every year, a third of all government spending. Public procurement is vital to the effective delivery of goods, works and services to citizens and plays an important role in economic inclusion and a country’s business climate. As countries are preparing their recovery, public procurement reform should be center stage.

We have prepared this brief guide to help members of the Open Government Partnership prepare their next National Action Plan.

In addition, the following resources will help you design your open contracting commitment.

Resources to help you design a great open contracting commitment