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Adds an array of classification objects to an organization's details, in order to categorize it.

In the European Union, this extension's fields correspond to eForms BT-10 (Activity Authority). For correspondences to eForms fields, see OCDS for eForms. For correspondences to Tenders Electronic Daily (TED), see OCDS for the European Union.

Examples

An organization categorized as a social protection business.

{
  "parties": [
    {
      "id": "1",
      "details": {
        "classifications": [
          {
            "id": "10",
            "scheme": "TED_CA_ACTIVITY",
            "description": "Social protection"
          }
        ]
      }
    }
  ]
}

An organization classified as a women-owned small business by the Small Business Administration in the USA.

{
  "parties": [
    {
      "id": "1",
      "details": {
        "classifications": [
          {
            "id": "WOSB",
            "scheme": "USA-SBA",
            "description": "Woman-Owned Small Business",
            "uri": "https://www.ecfr.gov/current/title-13/chapter-I/part-127/subpart-B"
          }
        ]
      }
    }
  ]
}

For a longer example, see the organization classifications guidance in the OCDS documentation.

Issues

Report issues for this extension in the ocds-extensions repository, putting the extension's name in the issue's title.

Changelog

2023-08-01

  • Add 'eu-main-activity' and 'eu-buyer-contracting-type' to +itemClassificationScheme.csv.

2020-04-24

  • Add minProperties, minItems and/or minLength properties.

This extension was originally discussed as part of the OCDS for EU profile, in pull requests and in https://github.com/open-contracting/standard/issues/711.