In 2015 the consortium of German and Lithuanian competition authorities was selected to implement the EU Twinning project “UA/49“ on strengthening institutional capacities of Ukrainian competition authority. The project was officially implemented on 28 March 2019.
The Competition Council implemented the project in partnership with the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy of Germany. Ukrainian competition authority had an opportunity to learn about the system of competition enforcement in Germany and Lithuania.
Facts and numbers:
- Twinning partners: Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy of Germany, Competition Council of the Republic of Lithuania;
- Beneficiary: Ukrainian competition authority;
- Project duration: 33 months;
- Budget: EUR 1,8 million;
- Competition Council‘s representatives in the project: Chairman Š. Keserauskas, Deputy Chairman E. Šatas, Deputy Chairman J. Šovienė, Council Member J. Ivanauskienė, Council Member D. Lurje, Head of Dominant Undertakings and Mergers Supervision Group J. Brėskytė, Head of Public Administrative Bodies Supervision Group J. Paulauskaitė, Head of Anti-competitive Agreements Investigation Group I. Urmonaitė, Head of Economic Analysis Group J. Bučys, Senior Adviser of Dominant Undertakings and Mergers Supervision Group I. Jakubavičienė, Senior Adviser Š. Pajarskas and Adviser J. Ratkevičiūtė of Economic Analysis Group, Senior Adviser E. Uogintaitė, Executive Director A. Selčinskienė.
Press release on the implementation of the project.