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WORKSHOP AGENDA

Thursday, 6 June, 2013, Blue Sky Hotel, Ulaanbaatar 


09:00 – 09:30 Registration
09:30 – 09:45 Welcome address

Mr Gantsogt Khurelbaatar, State Secretary, Ministry of Finance of Mongolia

Ms Aza Ulziitogtokh, Acting Head of Office, EBRD

Mrs Caroline Nicholas, Senior Lawyer, UNCITRAL, United Nations
Session 1 National Public Procurement Legal and Institutional Framework
Moderator: Ms Eliza Niewiadomska, Legal Transition Programme, EBRD
09:45 – 10:30

Public procurement regulatory and institutional framework and government’s reform agenda

Mr Khangai Enkhtsogt, Director General, Legal and Procurement Policy Department, Ministry of Finance of Mongolia

Ms Enkhjargal Damdin,  Director, Government Procurement Agency of Mongolia

10:30 – 11:10

Working in procurement in the country – an external investor experience

Ms Tserendagva  Gerelgua, Procurement Specialist, World Bank, Mongolia  

Mr Battsengel Jamsranjav , Senior Procurement Officer, Asian Development Bank

11:10 – 11:25 Questions & Answers

11:25 – 11:40 Coffee break

Session 2 2011 UNCITRAL Model Law – standards for modern public procurement legislation
Moderator: Mr Larissa Kokareva, International Expert, EBRD UNCITRAL Initiative
11:40 – 12:35

New standards proposed by the 2011 UNCITRAL Model Law on Public Procurement

Mrs Caroline Nicholas, Senior Lawyer, UNCITRAL, United Nations

12:35 – 13:05

Benefits of competition and transparency recommended by 2011 UNCITRAL Model Law

Professor Christopher Yukins, International Expert, EBRD UNCITRAL Initiative

13:05 – 13:35 Questions & Answers

13:35 – 14:35 Lunch break

Session 3 Public Procurement Sector Legal Diagnostic
Moderator: Mrs Larissa Kokareva, International Expert, EBRD UNCITRAL Initiative
14:35 – 14:55 How EBRD 2010 Public Procurement Assessment inspired EBRD UNCITRAL Initiative

Ms Eliza Niewiadomska, Legal Transition Programme, EBRD
14:55 – 15:15 Mongolia national laws as compared to the 2011 UNCITRAL Model Law

Mrs Larissa Kokareva, International Expert, EBRD UNCITRAL Initiative
15:15 – 15:35 Reform Recommendations: how updating laws as proposed by the 2011 UNCITRAL Model Law will benefit public procurement sector in the country

Ms Jargalan Avkhia, Local Adviser, EBRD UNCITRAL Initiative

15:35 – 15:50 Coffee break

Session 4 General discussion on the proposed reform recommendations
Moderator: Ms Eliza Niewiadomska, Legal Transition Programme, EBRD
15:50 – 17:00

What can be achieved by updating public procurement laws in Mongolia?

Speakers’ list:

Mrs Caroline Nicholas, Senior Lawyer, UNCITRAL, United Nations

Mr Eric Guetschoff, Senior SME Policy Advisor, EBRD                                                                    

Ms Jargalan Avkhia, Local Adviser, EBRD UNCITRAL Initiative

Mr Larissa Kokareva, International Expert, EBRD UNCITRAL Initiative

Ms Anna Mueller, GPA Secretariat, WTO

Professor Christopher Yukins, International Expert, EBRD UNCITRAL Initiative

Ms Tsetsegmaa Amar, UN Coordination Specialist, UNDP, Mongolia

Mr Battsengel Jamsranjav , Senior Procurement Officer, Asian Development Bank

Ms Tserendagva  Gerelgua, Procurement Specialist, World Bank, Mongolia  

Mr Khangai Enkhtsogt, Director General, Legal and Procurement Policy Department, Ministry of Finance of Mongolia

Ms Enkhjargal Damdin, Director, Government Procurement Agency of Mongolia

Other interventions welcome.

17:00 Conclusions

Mrs Caroline Nicholas, Senior Lawyer, UNCITRAL, United Nations

18:00 Dinner at the Veranda restaurant - all workshop participants are invited.

 

WORKSHOP AGENDA 

Friday, 7 June, 2013, Blue Sky Hotel, Ulaanbaatar

 

09:00 – 09:15 Registration    

09:15 – 09:45 Summary from previous session

Mrs Larissa Kokareva, International Expert, EBRD UNCITRAL Initiative

09:45 – 10:00 Coffee break

Session 1 What can be achieved by further reform of public procurement framework in Mongolia?
- session continued from the previous day 
Moderator: Ms Eliza Niewiadomska, Legal Transition Programme, EBRD
10:00 – 10:50 World Bank and Central Asia Investment Lending and Public Procurement Reforms

Ms Irina Goncharova, Procurement Specialist, World Bank Country Office, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic

Support to SME Development in Mongolia, funded by the European Union

Mr Eric Guetschoff, Senior SME Policy Advisor, EBRD  

10:50 – 11:10 Adopting 2011 UNCITRAL standards and the goals of international trade negotiations (WTO GPA, FTAs)

Ms Anna Mueller, GPA Secretariat, WTO

11:10 – 11:30 Questions & Answers

11:30 – 11:45 Coffee break

11:45 – 12:45 The use of eProcurement: provisions of the 2012 WTO GPA

Ms Anna Mueller, GPA Secretariat, WTO

Electronic Government Procurement under the 2011 UNCITRAL Model Law on Public Procurement

Mrs Caroline Nicholas, Senior Lawyer, UNCITRAL, United Nations

12:45 – 13:30 Discussion about the EBRD UNCITRAL Initiative technical cooperation work plan for Mongolia – open to all participants

13:30 Conclusions

Mrs Caroline Nicholas, Senior Lawyer, UNCITRAL, United Nations

13:30 – 14:30 Lunch

 

 
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