During April 17 – 18, 2013 representatives of the Congress of Local Authorities from Moldova participated at a 2-day workshop on Public Procurement. The workshop was led by Steen Jensen international expert from Denmark, and Catherine Grib, local expert. The objective was to familiarize LPA representatives from Moldova with the best practices in public procurement, sharing the experiences and capacity building of LPA employees to better manage the process of such an important area as public procurement.


The workshop was organized by USAID Local Government Support Project, which aims to assist local authorities in the planning and implementation of policies and procedures that contribute to good governance, development of local capacity to meet the responsibilities related to decentralization, to strengthen the capacity of local government and service providers to ensure quality public services, improving the budget process and management practices on local government finances, efficient use of energy resources and creating sustainable opportunities for energy efficiency.