Afghanistan Government Procurement Agreement and Procurement Dispute Settlement Workshop

May 7, 2018 - May 11, 2018

From May 7-11, CLDP and USAID, together with the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), held a workshop in Colombo, Sir Lanka for a group of government procurement specialists from Afghanistan, including the Director General of the National Procurement Authority of Afghanistan (NPA). 

Throughout the program, WTO and EBRD experts introduced the Afghan procurement specialists to several important topics, including the benefits of joining the Agreement on Government Procurement (GPA) and the process and requirements for joining the GPA.  The program also focused on the benefits of establishing a domestic dispute settlement body, as well as settling disputes before the WTO.  At the conclusion of the week-long program, the Afghan procurement specialists prepared a list of needs and next-steps related to NPA’s goal of joining the GPA, including identifying specific topics for future programming. 

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December 5, 2018 - December 7, 2018

On December 5-7, CLDP facilitated a workshop on procurement in Chisinau, Moldova. CLDP organized the workshop in collaboration with the Public Procurement Agency of Moldova (PPA), the Ministry of Finance of Moldova, the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine (MEDT), and the U.S. Embassy in Moldova.

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