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WORKSHOP AGENDA 

  Tuesday, 13 December 2011
 
09:30 – 10:00 Registration
 
10:00 – 10:10  Welcome address 
Caroline Nicholas, Senior Lawyer, UNCITRAL, United Nations
  
10:10 – 10:20 Welcome address
Eliza Niewiadomska, Legal Transition Programme, EBRD
  
Session 1  
Public Procurement Legal and Institutional Framework in Moldova

  
  Moderator: Eliza Niewiadomska, Legal Transition Programme, EBRD
   
10:20 – 10:35 Public Procurement Regulatory Framework in Moldova
Stefan Creanga, Director, Public Procurement Agency
 
10:35 – 10:50 Institutional Framework in Moldova – allocation of roles between public procurement regulatory authority, competition authority, monitoring facility and the remedies function  
Valentina Novac, National Agency for the Protection of Competition, Moldova
 
 
10:50 – 11:10 Questions & Answers
 
11.10 – 11.25 Coffee break (Nistru Room Foyer)
 
Session 2  
Diagnostic of Public Procurement Law and Practice in Moldova
 
  Moderator: Caroline Nicholas, Senior Lawyer, UNCITRAL, United Nations
   
11:25 – 11:35 General Overview: laws and practice in Moldova, as identified in the EBRD Public Procurement Assessment
Eliza Niewiadomska, Legal Transition Programme, EBRD
 
11:35 – 12:00 Legal Diagnostic: Moldovan public procurement laws as compared to the 2011 UNCITRAL Model Law standard 
Steen Bruun – Nielsen, International Expert, EBRD UNCITRAL Initiative
 
12:00 – 12.30 Recommendations from the legal diagnostic 
Ghenadie Catlabuga, EBRD UNCITRAL Initiative
 
12.30 – 12.45 Questions & Answers
 
12.45 – 13.45 Lunch break (Restaurant Ambassador)
 
Session 3  
What can be achieved by a comprehensive reform of public procurement framework in Moldova?

 
  Moderator: Larissa Kokareva, International Expert, EBRD UNCITRAL Initiative
   
13:45 – 14:15 The UNCITRAL Model Law on Public Procurement
Caroline Nicholas, Senior Lawyer, UNCITRAL, United Nations
 
 14:15 – 14:30  Questions & Answers
 
14:30 – 14:45 EU Directives and the need for legal and institutional reform of public procurement in Moldova
Dr Eugene Stuart, EU High Level Policy Advice Mission to Moldova
   
 14:45 – 15:00 Questions & Answers
  
15:00 – 15:15 Coffee break (Nistru Room Foyer)
 
15:15 – 17:30 Discussion on the reform agenda – all contributions welcome
 
17:30  
Conclusions
- Caroline Nicholas, Senior Lawyer, UNCITRAL, United Nations
 

 

WORKSHOP AGENDA

Wednesday, 14 December 2011

09:00 – 09:15

Registration  
 
09:15 – 09:45 Summary from previous session: A Reform Agenda for Moldova 
Eliza Niewiadomska, Legal Transition Programme, EBRD 
    
09:45 – 10:00 Coffee break  
 
 
Session 1
 

Competition and corruption in public procurement  - points for regulatory consideration 
 
  
Moderator: Steen Bruun – Nielsen, International Expert, EBRD UNCITRAL Initiative
 
10:00 – 10:30 Regulating competition in public procurement – a practitioner’s experience
Jorge Claro, International Expert, EBRD UNCITRAL Initiative  
  
10:30 – 11:00 Working in procurement in Moldova – an external investor experience
Richard Gargrave, Senior Procurement Specialist, EBRD
  
   
11:00 – 11:15 Coffee break  
 
  11:15 – 11:45  Enforcement of public procurement rules – EU experiences
Marian Lemke, OECD/SIGMA
   
 11:45 – 12:00 Questions & Answers
 
 12:00 - 13:00 Lunch break (Restaurant Ambassador)
 
 13.00 – 14.00 Enforcement of anticorruption regulations – what should be covered by red flag training for contracting entities?
Florin-Bogdan Munteanu, Prosecutor, National Anti-Corruption Directorate, Romania
 

Session 2
Discussion
Moldova’s competition and corruption problems and how should be addressed?
   
14:00 – 16:30  Moderator: Larissa Kokareva, International Expert, EBRD UNCITRAL Initiative
 
Speakers:
Stefan Creanga
Viorica Carare
Diana Grosu-Axenti
Viorel Chetraru
Jorge Claro
Marian Lemke
 
 
 17:30
 

Conclusions -
Richard Gargrave, Senior Procurement Specialist, EBRD
 

 



 
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