Lear is pleased to announce that the kick-off meeting for this new technical assistance took place in Belgrade on 9 May 2017.
This project – funded by UK Aid through the EBRD – is the first component of the “Programme for Enhancing Public Procurement Practices in Serbia”. Lear awarded also the second component “Serbian Public Procurement System Action Plan” through a separate procurement process and begun its implementation in September 2016.
This new technical assistance project aims at strengthening the professional capacity of the staff and officials of the Serbian Republic Commission for Protection of Rights (the Client) and at increasing its cooperation with other relevant complaint review bodies in Serbia and in the Western Balkan region. The main activities of the project include – among others:
• the delivery of targeted training programmes to Client staff and bidders from the Western Balkan region;
• the production of a practical manual on protection of bidders rights in public procurement;
• the establishment of a regional network of peer institutions.