Review of Building Resilience in Supply Chains (CORE1055)

Summary: Review on Building Resilience in Supply Chains – An Initiative of the Risk Response Network – In collaboration with Accenture – World Economic Forum. The report broadens the view of resilient supply chains away from pure trucking towards taking all available transport modes into account. Additional relevance is given by building partnerships of private companies and creating strategic transport orientation in normal times and to be executed in harsh times. The views given are from large industry and insurers point of view thus serve as hints to SMEs. Demo-WPs concerned with resilience should have the ideas in mind in order to follow the worlds to forum and on the other side identified lacks (of focus on consumers of goods) should be avoided in CORE demonstration layouts.  Coding in CORE e-library is CORE1055. Source file at:
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Guidelines Procurement of Goods Works and non-consulting services, World Bank (CORE1026)

Summary: World Bank Listing of Ineligible Firms & Individuals, 2014, and Guidelines Procurement of Goods, Works and non-consulting services, 2014. The World Bank lists firms and individuals that are ineligible to be awarded a World Bank-financed contract because of infringements against fraud and corruption policy. Fraud and corruption policy is described in the Procurement Guidelines or the Consultant Guidelines. Full review and sources files are coded as CORE1026. Source file at:
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UNODC interview on the Container Control Program, CCP (CBRA blog on 18.1.2015)

Ms. Nicole Maric and Mr. Ketil Ottersen of UNODC were kind enough to share their views on the Container Control Program – originally for the CBRA blog on supply chain security and trade facilitation. Regarding the CORE-project, this is useful information at least for the Risk-cluster, as well as for Demos in the maritime sector. Read more

Review on OECD Convention on Combatting Bribery (CORE1021)

Summary: The OECD Anti-Bribery Convention establishes legally binding standards to criminalise bribery of foreign public officials in international business transactions and provides for a host of related measures that make this effective. It is the first and only international anti-corruption instrument focused on the ‘supply side’ of the bribery transaction. Within the CORE-project, it is relevant at least for WP19, education and training. The full review is presented in CORE1021. Source file at:

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