On 4 June 2014 the consortium of German and Lithuanian competition authorities was selected to implement the EU Twinning project "EG/ENP/FI24" on building the capacities of the Egyptian Competition Authority. The project started on 16 January 2015, finished – on 15 April 2017.
The Competition Council implemented the project in partnership with the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy of Germany. The Egyptian 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: Egyptian competition authority;
- Project duration: 27 months;
- Budget: EUR 1.1 million;
- Competition Council's representatives in the project: Head of Dominant Undertakings and Mergers Supervision Division J. Brėskytė, Head of Competition Policy Division G. Jarmalytė, Council Member J. Ivanauskienė, Chairman Š. Keserauskas, Council Member D. Lurje, Head of Public Administrative Bodies Supervision Division J. Paulauskaitė, Chief Expert of Anti-Competitive Agreements Investigation Division E. Pažėraitė, Deputy Chairman E. Šatas, Council Member, Deputy Chairwoman J. Šovienė, Executive Director A. Selčinskienė.