World Intellectual Property Organization

Procurement and Travel Division (PTD)

The Procurement and Travel Division (PTD) aims to provide responsive, effective and quality procurement services and business advice to program managers, while achieving the best value for money and ensuring a fair, competitive and transparent process in accordance with sound procurement principles.

Contact us


  • Director: Bérénice Bessière (photo on Flickr)
  • Program 24: General Support Services (2014/15 Program and Budget PDF, Program and Budget)
  • Reporting to: ADG Ambi Sundaram
  • Sector: Administration and Management

What we are trying to achieve

Our expected results in 2014/15 are:

  • Provision of effective, efficient, quality and customer-oriented support services both to internal clients and to external stakeholders.

This contributes to WIPO's Strategic Goal IX: "an efficient administrative and financial support structure to enable WIPO to deliver its programs."

What we do

    Our activities include:

  • Procurement of goods and professional services provided by private commercial entities around the world.
  • Carrying out of the tendering process and the establishment and administration of contractual agreements.

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