This Workshop is organized by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in co-operation with the Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Economy and Infrastructure of the Republic of Moldova and Open Contracting Partnership.
The theme of the Workshop is "MTENDER: ONE YEAR OF TRANSPARENT AND EFFICIENT PUBLIC PROCUREMENT".
The purpose of the Workshop is to provide a forum for both trade and procurement policy makers, contracting authorities, business, civil society and experts to exchange information, views and opinions on the achievements and challenges of the implementation of eProcurement in the Republic of Moldova, mainly the piloting of the new eProcurement system of Moldova: MTender that is an OCDS based tool launched in piloting mode since 2017 for small value procurement and starting with October 2018 - for high value procurement covered by the Moldovan public procurement law, based on the Memorandum signed by Government, business and civil society on 30 November 2016.
The workshop in the second part of the day will also offer the possibility of discussing the implementation of the WTO GPA commitments by the Republic of Moldova following more than two years of accession to the Agreement.
The Workshop will be held in Romanian and English. Simultaneous interpretation into Romanian/ English will be provided.
The programme will follow an interactive approach emphasizing embedded policy discussion sessions on topical issues and the exchange of information and sharing of experiences, in addition to presentations.