Alessia Marrazzo, Livia Baccari and Pia Ardovino have participated in two advocacy seminars, organized by Lear and the Armenian Competition Protection Commission (CPC) in the context of the technical assistance project funded by the European Union and sponsored by EBRD. The seminars represented a unique opportunity to discuss the crucial role of competition advocacy for the CPC and involve key stakeholders in Armenia. Continue reading Advocacy seminars organized by Lear and the Armenian Competition Protection Commission
Lear has been selected by the EBRD to provide technical assistance to the Armenian State Commission for the Protection of Economic Competition (“SCPEC RA”). The aim of the project is to support the institutional development, policy enforcement capacity, and advocacy activities of the SCPEC RA, through a comprehensive capacity building programme based on extensive trainings, advocacy support, market studies and secondary legislation drafting. Continue reading NEW PROJECT TO SUPPORT THE ARMENIAN STATE COMMISSION FOR THE PROTECTION OF ECONOMIC COMPETITION
On 26th of February 2019, the Final Meeting of the Project “Enhancing Public Procurement Practices” took place at the Parliament of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) in Sarajevo. The Project was financed by the EBRD, through UK Aid funds, and was implemented by Lear in partnership with the Bosnian company PPG Ltd. Continue reading Meeting on the final results of the project: “Enhancing Public Procurement Practices in Bosnia and Herzegovina”
Lear, together with our Bosnian partner PPG d.o.o., is organizing two trainings on complaints in public procurement targeted to the private sector and contracting authorities. Continue reading Capacity Building on Bosnian review complaint mechanism in public procurement
Lear is providing technical assistance to the Jamaica’s Fair Trading Commission (“FTC”) to strengthen its skills on competition advocacy. A key step of the Project has been completed early this month: the stakeholders’ consultation, which is part of the acquisition of information on the current state of competition advocacy in Jamaica. Continue reading TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE FOR THE JAMAICA FTC ON COMPETITION ADVOCACY
Lear is glad to welcome a delegation from the Bosnian Public Procurement Review Body (PRB) composed by the President and 3 Members in its office in Rome.
The study visits is currently taking place and has been organized within the scope of the EBRD funded project “Enhancing the tribunal skills and capacity of the PRB” :
Continue reading Training on Tribunal Skills in Public Procurement
On 9th of May 2018, Lear organized this Workshop in Belgrade in collaboration with the Serbian Ministry of Public Administration and Local Self-Government.
The Workshop was the occasion to present the Strategic Vision and the Recommendations for an enhanced public procurement system in Serbia. Continue reading Workshop on Recommendations for an enhanced public procurement system in Serbia
Lear is pleased to announce a new technical assistance project for the Public Procurement Review Body of Bosnia and Herzegovina: “Technical Assistance in reforming the Complaint Procedure Mechanism of the Public Procurement Review Body of Bosnia and Herzegovina”. The kick-off meeting took place in Sarejevo on 2nd February 2018. Continue reading New technical assistance project in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Lear’s consultant Salvatore Nava travelled to Kingston, Jamaica in October to attend the inception meeting of a project aimed at drafting merger control provisions for Jamaica. The mission entailed presenting Lear’s approach to all relevant stakeholders in a series of meetings. Continue reading Merger framework for Jamaica: Inception mission
Lear is pleased to announce a new technical assistance project on behalf of the EBRD: “Serbian Public Procurement System Action Plan”. This project aims to identify key areas for improvements of public procurement in Serbia and suggest practical measures to address existing gaps. Continue reading New technical assistance project on public procurement in Serbia