A total of 310 purchase orders and subcontracts were issued for the Technical Cooperation Programme in 2013, with the total field procurement implementation amounting to USD 92.8 million.
Assistance provided with respect to the upgrading of State civil aviation infrastructure included the development of technical specifications, the tendering and administering of complex multiphase turnkey contracts, and the commissioning of equipment. This had a direct and positive impact on the safety and security of airports and communications and air navigation infrastructure, primarily by enabling more efficient and economical aviation operations in the States and regions concerned. In particular, ICAO expertise ensured that technical specifications were in compliance with applicable SARPs and regional air navigation plans.
A further 2 882 purchase orders and subcontracts (including direct purchase orders) for CAD 10.8 million were issued by TCB and allotment holders covering the procurement of equipment and services for the ICAO Regular Programme and Technical Cooperation Bureau administrative requirements. Major procurements included contracts for the provision of paper supplies (CAD 350 000), upgrade of the Agresso Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) System (CAD 345 820), provision of graphic arts services (CAD 167 820) and provision of e‑conference management software (CAD 158 160).
Implementation volume by Strategic Objective (U.S. dollars)