(j) send without delay to the exporter a copy of a subcontract which it concludes in accordance with the clauses. Mediation involves the intervention of an impartial third party to settle a contractual dispute. Although faster and less expensive than formal arbitration, the UN organization generally does not use a mediator to resolve its contractual disputes. The stages of contract management must enable the parties to cooperate in achieving the objectives of the treaty. Contract management is based on the idea that the contract is an agreement, a partnership with rights and obligations that must be fulfilled by both parties to achieve this goal. Contract management is not about finding mistakes, but about identifying problems and finding solutions with all parties involved. However, advances may sometimes be required for things such as rent, tuition, insurance premiums, and expenses related to work done in certain countries. A deposit must be justified and must be subject to special authorization before the purchasing manager can include it in a contract and, therefore, all reasons must be documented. From certain thresholds, suppliers who receive advances must provide guarantees, for example. Β bank guarantees. Reaching agreement on the manner and date of application of the guarantee The planning of the management of the contract should include an agreement on the procedure for the settlement of disputes between the parties on the responsibilities and interpretation of the treaty.
Many contractual disagreements result from ambiguities in the contractual language. To that end, the public procurement officer should follow generally recognised rules, developed by judges and arbitrators, in order to remove any ambiguity in the contractual language. This includes: if the show progresses and the events develop, the parties will realize that they may need to change their initial expectations and plans to adapt to real events. In doing so, they must amend the terms of their contract so that it reflects the current status of their agreement. This is an inevitable part of the contract, as no one can predict the future with perfect accuracy. However, it is important that the parties do so consciously and openly and with a team-working attitude, so that they remain in agreement on what they are doing. . . .