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11th Public Procurement Knowledge Exchange Forum
June 9-12, 2015Batumi, Georgia


The theme of the 11th Public Procurement Exchange Forum is "Procurement Oversight for Development Effectiveness". The 4-day conference is being hosted in Batumi by the State Procurement Agency of Georgia.

The 11th Public Procurement Knowledge Exchange Forum will be hosted this year by the State Procurement Agency of Georgia. The Forum will be held in Batumi, Georgia from 9-12 June, 2015. It will be co-sponsored by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) and the World Bank, in cooperation with the European Investment Bank (EIB), SIGMA and the OECD.

Around 100 people are expected to attend the Forum. Participants will include about 50 high level government officials responsible for public procurement in 25 countries (Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, FYR Macedonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan and Mongolia) and representatives from the ADB, IsDB, EBRD, SIGMA, EIB, OECD, WB and others.

The Forum will provide an opportunity to public procurement institutions and other stakeholders who have the oversight control function from participating countries to share their experiences and practices in public procurement reforms, with a special focus on procurement oversight and monitoring. The Forum will also help to promote and foster regional and cross regional cooperation in public procurement, and good governance. It will give the participants the opportunity to explore and strengthen networking in this area and to seek active involvement and support of international and bilateral donors to further improve service delivery to citizens through efficient procurement implementation.

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The Regional Public Knowledge Exchange Platform promotes and fosters regional cooperation in public procurement, good governance, and anticorruption in Western Balkans, Central Asia Region and neighboring countries. Each year, the Knowledge Exchange Platform participants discuss issues of critical importance to improving public procurement, and report on recent achievements and future plans in each of their countries.

Learn more: A Decade of Learning: Building a Public Procurement Community of Practice

Past Events

May 27-30, 2014 10th Public Procurement Knowledge Exchange Platform Istanbul, Turkey
May 28-31, 2013 9th Public Procurement Knowledge Exchange Platform Skopje, FYR Macedonia
May 22-25, 2012 8th Regional Public Procurement Forum Tirana, Albania
May 16-19, 2011 7th Regional Public Procurement Forum Tbilisi, Georgia
April 26-29, 2010 6th Regional Public Procurement Forum Istanbul, Turkey
April 21-24, 2009 5th Regional Public Procurement Forum Issyk-Kul, Kyrgyz Rep.
April 28-30, 2008 4th Central Asia Regional Public Procurement Forum Dushanbe, Tajikistan
May 22-24, 2007 3rd Central Asia Regional Public Procurement Forum Issyk-Kul
April 11-14, 2006 2nd Central Asia Regional Public Procurement Forum Almaty, Kazakhstan
April 25-28, 2005 Regional Public Procurement Forum Tashkent, Uzbekistan

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The 11th Public Procurement Knowledge Exchange Platform opened on June 9 in Batumi, a seaside city on the Black Sea coast of Georgia.

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Procurement Oversight for Development was discussed during the four-day Forum.

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The Forum was hosted by the State Procurement Agency of Georgia and co-sponsored by EBRD, ADB, IsDB, the World Bank in cooperation with EIB and SIGMA.

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About 120 people, including around 50 high level government officials, participated in the Forum this year.

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The participants from 25 countries had an unique opportunity to both - share their experiences and practices, and enjoy the positive atmosphere of the city.

Last Updated: Jun 15, 2015

  • ALBANIA
    Procurement Oversight and Monitoring – A Means For Effective Project Implementation
    Download PDF, 307 KB
  • ARMENIA
    Monitoring and Control Of Procurement Processes In The Republic Of Armenia
    Download PDF, 600 KB
  • AZERBAIJAN
    The State Procurement Agency of the Republic of Azerbaijan
    Download PDF, 1.2 MB
  • BELARUS
    Procurement Oversight and Monitoring in Belarus
    Download PDF, 1.2 MB
  • BOSNIA
    Procurement Oversight and Monitoring - a means of effective project implementation
    Download PDF, 804 KB
  • BULGARIA
    Ex-ante control and market monitoring performed by the Bulgarian Public Procurement Agency, by Ani Mitkova, Director of Directorate “Register and Monitoring of Public Procurement and Valentina Vasileva, Senior assistant in “Ex-ante control” Division
    Download PDF, 876 KB
  • CROATIA
    Procurement Oversight and Monitoring — the Example of Croatia, Ivan Palčić, MoE & Valentina Turkalj, SOCPP
    Download PDF, 917 KB
  • GEORGIA
    Georgian Successful Reform in Public Procurement: Path Towards the Risk-Based and IT Based Approach
    Download PDF, 3.9 MB
  • GEORGIA
    Monitoring Public Procurement
    Download PDF, 824 KB
  • KAZAKHSTAN
    Information from the Financial Control Committee on Public Procurement
    Download PDF, 826 KB
  • KAZAKHSTAN
    Status and Perspectives of Developing the Public Procurement System in the Republic of Kazakhstan
    Download PDF, 476 KB
  • KYRGYZ REPUBLIC
    The successful experience of the Chamber of Accounts of the Kyrgyz Republic in the transition from inspections to the full-fledged audit of the financial statements and procurement operations.
    Download PDF, 973 KB
  • KYRGYZ REPUBLIC
    Audit of Public Procurement
    Download PDF, 280 KB
  • MACEDONIA
    Public Procurement in Macedonia - Achievements in 2014
    Download PDF, 414 KB
  • MOLDOVA
    Main Achievements in Public Procurement in 2014, by Viorel Mosneaga, Director of Public Procurement Agency of Moldova
    Download PDF, 589 KB
  • MONGOLIA
    PUBLIC PROCUREMENT GRADUAL SHIFT
    Download PDF, 458 KB
  • MONTENEGRO
    Procurement Oversight and Monitoring—a means for effective project implementation, by PhD Mersad Mujević, Director of PPA Msci Sandra Škatarić, Head of Department
    Download PDF, 326 KB
  • POLAND
    Public procurement audit - the Polish experience -- by Krzysztof Kwiatkowski, President of Supreme Audit Office of Poland (NIK) and Dr hab. prof. Andrzej Panasiuk, Director of Regional Branch in Warsaw
    Download PDF, 197 KB
  • ROMANIA
    PROCUREMENT OVERSIGHT AND MONITORING
    Download PDF, 922 KB
  • RUSSIA
    INTOSAI Experience in Public Procurement Audit, Activities of the INTOSAI Task Force on Procurement Contract Audit. By A.V. Glazachev, Deputy Head of the Inspectorate of the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation
    Download PDF, 3 MB
  • RUSSIA
    Supervision and Oversight in Procurement as a Tool of Efficient Project Implementation
    Download PDF, 663 KB
  • SERBIA
    Oversight and Monitoring in Public Procurement in the Republic of Serbia -- Role and Significance of the Public Procurement Office
    Download PDF, 1.6 MB
  • TAJIKISTAN
    Procurement Supervision and Monitoring
    Download PDF, 229 KB
  • TURKEY
    Oversight and Monitoring in Turkish Public Procurement System, by Mustafa Çağatay Taşyürek, Public Procurement Specialist, International Relations Department Public Procurement Authority
    Download PDF, 933 KB
  • TURKMENISTAN
    Public procurement system in Turkmenistan
    Download PDF, 474 KB
  • UKRAINE
    Public Procurement Oversight & Monitoring
    Download PDF, 647 KB
  • UZBEKISTAN
    e-Procurement development, by F. Nurmukhamedov, Deputy Head of Treasury – Head of Operational Department
    Download PDF, 2.1 MB
  • ADB
    Improving Development Effectiveness through Better Procurement Monitoring, By: Ashish Bhateja
    Download PDF, 613 KB
  • ANSA–EAP Foundation
    CSOs in Procurement Monitoring: Prospects and Challenges in the Philippines, by Vivien Suerte-Cortez
    Download PDF, 1.4 MB
  • EBRD
    Future of procurement review and monitoring in the context of open data and open procurement concepts
    Download PDF, 456 KB
  • OECD
    MEANS TO AN END: the OECD Approach for Effective Implementation of Public Procurement Systems Getting really strategic, by Paulo Magina, Head of the Public Procurement Unit, GOV, OECD
    Download PDF, 567 KB
  • SIGMA
    Principles of public procurement and their systematic assessment: SIGMA’s current experience, by Daniel Ivarsson and Marian Lemke, SIGMA
    Download PDF, 738 KB
  • UNCITRAL
    Procurement Oversight and Monitoring - a means for efficient project implementation and use of the UNCITRAL Model Law, by Caroline Nicholas
    Download PDF, 566 KB
  • US GAO
    Contract Oversight in the United States, by William T. Woods, U.S. Government Accountability Office
    Download PDF, 1.1 MB
  • World Bank Group
    Open Contracting, by Gavin Hayman and Kristina Aquino
    Download PDF, 2.1 MB
  • WTO
    Review of national implementing legislation in the GPA accession process and post-accession monitoring: current practice and future developments, by Anna Caroline Müller, Legal Affairs Officer, Intellectual Property Division, WTO
    Download PDF, 468 KB
  • UKRAINE
    Reform of public procurement in Ukraine
    Download PDF, 1.1Mb
  • KOSOVO
    WORLD BANK ASSISTANCE ON PUBLIC PROCUREMENT SYSTEM IN KOSOVO
    Download PDF 372 Kb
  • WORLD BANK
    Stronger Oversight and Monitoring for Better Public Procurement Outcomes, by Hiba Tahboub, Practice Manager
    Download PDF, 503 Kb
  • ACTION PLAN
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Forum Agenda
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    11th Public Procurement Knowledge Exchange Forum

    Forum Agenda
    June 9 - 12, 2015
11TH PUBLIC PROCUREMENT KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE FORUM
  • WHEN: JUNE 9 - 12, 2015
  • WHERE: BATUMI, GEORGIA




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