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Launching 2021-22 collaboration with OECD-SIGMA on Procurement Reform

In the framework of the public procurement reform in Lebanon, lead by the Institut des Finances Basil Fuleihan, a kick-off meeting was held on 25th February with OECD-SIGMA team to discuss the various areas of technical assistance to the reform process for the period 2021-2022.
OECD-SIGMA technical support to procurement reform started in 2018-2019. More than 90 hours of technical assistance were provided to the Lebanese expert team working of the new procurement law.
Guidance and peer assistance were pursued in 2020 in the framework of draft law discussions in the Lebanese Parliament, laying the ground for a solid collaboration with OECD-SIGMA experts, through transfer of knowledge and good practices and exchange on successful country experiences, in preparation for the law approval and its sound implementation.