• How to Publish a Notice

    As a partner in development, some of you have been publishing notices and advertisements with Development Business for over 30 years. We value this time-honoured relationship and work hard every day to meet your high standards and expectations.

    If this is your first time publishing a notice with us, we would like to extend a very warm welcome to you. We are constantly looking to partner with other institutions committed to achieving the Millennium Development Goals. Fore more information, please contact us at dbusiness@un.org

    Below you will find specific information on how to publish procurement notices and contract awards.

    1) Bilateral, multilateral and regional development finance institutions and the United Nations System: 

    For detailed information regarding guidelines for publishing procurement notices please refer to our partners’ websites. The e-mail address for submitting notices is dbusiness@un.org
    Please send your notice as an attachment in MS Word format. You can find our suggested templates below. 

    2) The World Bank: 

    The World Bank strongly encourages borrowers to use the Client Connection website when publishing notices. For instructions and useful links (including emails of World Bank staff that can assist), borrowers and project teams can click here. For a step by step guide on how to publish notices via Client Connections, please click here. For any additional questions, please contact the Development Business Liaison Office at World Bank Headquarters in Washington, D.C. at +1 (202) 458-2397 or by email: undb@worldbank.org

    3) Governments, NGOs and Private Sector:

    We are confident that we can help you increase global outreach for your projects to qualified companies worldwide. If you would like to publish a procurement notice with us, kindly send it to dbusiness@un.org and we will provide you with a quote. Should you have any questions regarding pricing and publishing procedures, please do not hesitate to contact us. We will be happy to provide you with information regarding possible discounts for clients with frequent publishing needs. 

    General Procurement Notice Templates:

    English  French  Portuguese  Spanish

    Specific Procurement Notice Templates:

    English  French  Portuguese  Spanish

    Consulting Services Templates:

    English  French  Portuguese   Spanish

    Contract Award Templates:

    English  French  Portuguese   Spanish

    Important note:
     Emails are answered within 48 hours. To avoid duplication of your submitted material, please do not re-send within that timeframe. Once your notice or contract award submission is confirmed, the edited version (GPN, SPN, ITB, RFP, etc.) will be posted in UN Development Business online and we will provide you with a reference number for each notice. Kindly quote the correspondent reference number in all subsequent communication.