The IAEA issues purchases orders and contracts with a total value of €100 million for supply of goods and services every year. About half of these orders are for delivery to IAEA Member States in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, and Latin America in support of IAEA field projects. The remainder are for delivery to IAEA's Headquarters in Vienna, Austria and its Laboratories at Seibersdorf, Austria, and Monaco.
Headquarters deliveries consist of computer and office equipment and supplies; specialized equipment for the Agency's nuclear safeguards operations; and scientific equipment for use at the Agency's Laboratories. Field deliveries are of a wide range of nuclear, radiation detection, laboratory, and field project equipment.
Procurement Notices can be accessed at the United Nations Global Marketplace.
All bids and proposals are to be prepared according to the IAEA's General Instructions for Bidders.
All orders and contracts are subject to the following IAEA's General Conditions of Contract (GCC) - rev. January 2015 - as appropriate:
No other terms can be accepted.
The IAEA applies a zero tolerance policy for fraud, corruption or related forms of misconduct with respect to its officials. In carrying out its activities, IAEA officials shall adhere to the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity required from international civil servants. The IAEA has in place cross-cutting policies to implement such standards. The IAEA acts in compliance with general principles of sound financial and risk management. The IAEA is committed to good governance and transparency.
In addition, suppliers that desire to do business, or are already doing business with the IAEA are required to comply with the UN Supplier Code of Conduct . The IAEA, in accordance with the policy of UN agencies participating in the UN Global Marketplace, strictly enforces a zero tolerance approach to unethical, unprofessional or fraudulent actions by UN Suppliers.