What is an HPC?
The HPC is a recognition made by the European Commission Directorate-General for Humanitarian Aid & Civil Protection
Humanitarian Procurement Centres (“HPC”) are not-for-profit organisations specialised in the technical and commercial management of supplies and services necessary for the implementation of humanitarian actions. They can provide technical assistance in procurement or supply pre-established stocks, purchasing or logistics capacity.
Regardless of the form of their legal establishment HPCs must be non profit organisations maintaining high standards of integrity and transparency etc.