AfDB and EBRD to Launch Assessment of Tunisia’s Public Procurement System

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From: 22/04/2013
To: 23/04/2013
Location: Marrakesh, Morocco

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) are jointly organizing  the North Africa and Southern Eastern Mediterranean (SEMED) Regional Public procurement Conference on Morocco on April 22-23 in Marrakesh, Morocco to launch a report on the assessment of the public procurement system of Tunisia. The conference, which will provide  Tunisia an action plan to improve its public procurement system will include discussions on public procurement initiatives, reforms and assessments in Egypt, Jordan, Mauritania and Morocco.

Key Speakers at the conference will include experts and representatives from the AfDB, EBRD, Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD),  United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL),  World Trade Organisation (WTO) and the European Union Delegation to Ukraine.  The AfDB collaborated with the World Bank, the European Union and the Tunisian Government to complete the assessment of Tunisia’s public procurement system in 2012, as part of the Bank’s efforts to promote sound and efficient business practices in Africa.