Action Plan PRINT E-mail
The Initiative provides assistance with the development and implementation of public procurement policy reform in selected CIS countries and Mongolia and would
include:

  • promoting regulatory benefits of public procurement reform in an era of fiscal restraint in the public sector in order to maximise the performance of local public procurement markets;
  • developing laws and institutions (regulatory, review and remedies bodies) and providing education and information about laws and procurement best practice to end users such as contracting entities, contractors and suppliers, business and legal procurement professionals, and judges;
  • exploring synergies in utilising the UNCITRAL Model Law to upgrade national legislation in the region, based originally on the 1994 UNCITRAL standard.

Action Plan 2011 - 2012

In 2011-2012 the EBRD UNCITRAL Initiative has provided assistance with the development and implementation of public procurement policy reform in selected CIS countries and Mongolia and had focused on:

  • a comprehensive analysis and assessment of the level of compliance of the legal and regulatory regime in the sector in seven selected countries with the revised UNCITRAL Model Law standard;
  • series of policy dialogue workshops in CIS countries and Mongolia;
  • country – specific technical cooperation legal reform projects were initiated in 2012.

 

Action Plan 2013 - 2014 

In 2013-2014 the EBRD UNCITRAL Initiative will continue to provide assistance with the development and implementation of public procurement policy reform in selected CIS countries and Mongolia and will focus on:

  • recommending benefits of public procurement reform in an era of fiscal restraints in order to maximise the performance of local public procurement systems;
  • recommending upgrade of the national legislative framework, originally based on the 1994 UNCITRAL Model Law, to the standards of the 2011 UNCITRAL Model Law on Public Procurement;
  • promoting use of the 2011 UNCITRAL Model Law as a tool to implement the requirements of the 2012 text of the Government Procurement Agreement of the World Trade Organisation and of the 2005 UN Convention Against Corruption;
  • promoting understanding of links between reform of the legislative framework for national public procurement systems and implementation of eProcurement tools in those systems;
  • developing legal and institutional frameworks, policies, review and remedies bodies and providing education and information about modern procurement policies and procurement best practice to end users such as contracting entities, contractors and suppliers, business and legal procurement professionals, and judges.


Action Plan 2015 - 2017

The new Initiative Action Plan is under development.
 
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