kzkWithin the project “Effective Public Procurement in the Service of Economic Growth”, implemented by the National Alliance for Local Economic Development (NALED) with the support of Swedish Agency for International Development (SIDA), a round table was held on the 30 November 2022 named “Protection of Competition in Public Procurement”.

The foreign guest at the round table was Mr. Gianluca Sepe from the Italian competition authority, who presented the practice, challenges and recommendations from this area. The domestic participants included representatives from the Commission for Protection of Competition, Public Procurement Office, Republic Commission for the protection of rights in public procurement procedures and Anti-corruption agency.

The purpose of the round table was emphasizing the importance of competition protection in procedures of public procurement and additional connecting and strengthening of cooperation between the institutions that are competent for this area.

Final conference of the project was organized on 01 December 2022 with attendance of high officials.