The Asia Regional Workshop on Implementing Procurement ReformsAnd Improving Performance AGENDA (Dhaka: June 23-25, 2008)
Asia Regional Workshop on Implementing Procurement Reforms And Improving Performance (Dhaka: June 23-25, 2008)
Asia Regional Workshop on Implementing Procurement Reforms And Improving Performance <ul><li>DAY ONE: June 23 (Monday)   <...
Session 1: Experience with Assessing and Evaluating Procurement Systems and Performance Chair: Zafrul Islam, World Bank   ...
Session 2: Utilizing Assessments to Define a Procurement Reform Strategy Chair:  Bernhard Zentgraf, ADB   <ul><li>DAY ONE:...
Session 3: Experience with improving Public Procurement Management    Chair: John Rawden, AusAID <ul><li>DAY ONE: June 23 ...
Session 4: Experience with Improving Procurement Execution Chair: Peter Thomas, DFID   <ul><li>DAY TWO: June 24 (Tuesday) ...
Session 4: Experience with Improving Procurement Execution Chair: Peter Thomas, DFID   <ul><li>DAY TWO: June 24 (Tuesday) ...
Sessions 5: Improving Monitoring & Oversight of Procurement Performance Chair: Bernhard Zentgraf, ADB <ul><li>DAY TWO: Jun...
Session 6: Experience with Improving Procurement Capacity Chair: Amulya K. Debnath, DG, Central Procurement Technical Unit...
Session 7: Harmonization of Procurement Rules and Practices Chair: Robert Hyland, DFID <ul><li>DAY THREE: June 25 (Wednesd...
Session 8: Regional Workshop Wrap up Chair: Sk. A. K. Motahar Hossain, IMED Secretary,  and Nadjib Sefta, World Bank <ul><...
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The Asia Partnership On Implementing Procurement Reform

  1. 1. The Asia Regional Workshop on Implementing Procurement ReformsAnd Improving Performance AGENDA (Dhaka: June 23-25, 2008)
  2. 2. Asia Regional Workshop on Implementing Procurement Reforms And Improving Performance (Dhaka: June 23-25, 2008)
  3. 3. Asia Regional Workshop on Implementing Procurement Reforms And Improving Performance <ul><li>DAY ONE: June 23 (Monday) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Inaugural Session </li></ul></ul><ul><li>08.00 - 09.00 Registration* (for guests only) </li></ul><ul><li>09:00 – 09:05 Arrival of the Chief Guest </li></ul><ul><li>09:05 – 09:10 Quran Telawat </li></ul><ul><li>09:10 – 09:20 Welcome address by IMED, Secretary, Sk. A. K. Motahar Hossain </li></ul><ul><li>09:20 – 09:30 Remarks by Special Guest (ADB Country Director), Ms. Hua Du </li></ul><ul><li>09:30 – 09:40 Remarks by Special Guest (WB Country Director), Mr. Xian Zhu </li></ul><ul><li>09:40 – 10:00 Inauguration by Chief Guest, Honorable Advisor of Finance & Ministry of Planning, Dr. A. B. Mirza Md. Azizul Islam </li></ul><ul><li>10:00 – 10:10 Vote of Thanks by DG, CPTU, Amulya K. Debnath </li></ul><ul><li>Tea 10:10 – 10:30 Tea Break </li></ul>
  4. 4. Session 1: Experience with Assessing and Evaluating Procurement Systems and Performance Chair: Zafrul Islam, World Bank <ul><li>DAY ONE: June 23 (Monday) </li></ul><ul><li>10.30 - 10.50 Synopsis of results of OECD-DAC Pilot Assessment exercise, Joel Turkewitz, World Bank </li></ul><ul><li>10.50 – 11.20 Short presentations (10 minutes) on the assessment excercise/experience/learning </li></ul><ul><li>Presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Afghanistan: Sayed Murtaza, National Advisor, Procurement Policy Unit, Ministry of Finance </li></ul><ul><li>Vietnam: Nguyen Son, </li></ul><ul><li>Philippines: Ireneo Vizmonte, Director, Government Procurement Policy Board – Technical Working Group (GPPB-TWG), representing the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) </li></ul><ul><li>11.20 – 12.00 Discussion – Lessons from the assessment experience – how to create a meaningful and rigorous assessment exercise. </li></ul><ul><li>Lunch 12.00 – 13.00 Lunch Break </li></ul>
  5. 5. Session 2: Utilizing Assessments to Define a Procurement Reform Strategy Chair: Bernhard Zentgraf, ADB <ul><li>DAY ONE: June 23 (Monday) </li></ul><ul><li>13.00 – 13.15 Introduction to the session – the core challenges of creating a prioritized procurement reform strategy. </li></ul><ul><li>13.15 – 14.15 Group work – good practice in using assessments to define procurement reform strategies </li></ul><ul><li>14.15 – 15.00 Reporting back and discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Tea 15.00 – 15.15 Tea Break </li></ul>
  6. 6. Session 3: Experience with improving Public Procurement Management Chair: John Rawden, AusAID <ul><li>DAY ONE: June 23 (Monday) </li></ul><ul><li>15:15 - 15.30 Introduction to the session – core challenges in Creating an Effective Public Procurement Agency </li></ul><ul><li>15:30 – 16:15 Short presentations (15 minutes) on experience in establishing an effective Public Procurement Agency </li></ul><ul><li>Presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Mongolia: Gantsogt Khurelbaatar, Director, Procurement Policy & Coordination Department </li></ul><ul><li>Bangladesh: Kazi Jahangir Alam, Director, Central Procurement & Technical Unit, Implementing Monitoring and Evaluation Division, Ministry of Planning. </li></ul><ul><li>China: Zhang Yaqin, Deputy Director, Government Procurement Management Division, Treasury Department, Ministry of Finance. </li></ul><ul><li>16.15 - 17.00 Discussion </li></ul>
  7. 7. Session 4: Experience with Improving Procurement Execution Chair: Peter Thomas, DFID <ul><li>DAY TWO: June 24 (Tuesday) </li></ul><ul><li>09.00 - 09.15 Introduction to the session – core challenges in improving procurement execution </li></ul><ul><li>09.15 – 10.25 Short presentations – strategies for improving procurement Execution- Utilizing eprocurement </li></ul><ul><li>Presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Afghanistan: Nasir Ahmad Hakimi, Director, ARDS, Ministry of Economy </li></ul><ul><li>India: I.Y.R. Krishna Rao, Principal Secretary, Finance, Government of Andhra Pradesh-Mobilizing community involvement </li></ul><ul><li>Indonesia: Bapak Agus Prabowo, Deputy for Policy and Strategy Development at the Office of Government Procurement Policy (LKPP) </li></ul><ul><li>Papua New Guinea: Brian Kimmins, Chairman of the Central Supply & Tenders Board. </li></ul><ul><li>10.25 – 11.00 Discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Tea 11.00 – 11.15 Tea Break </li></ul>
  8. 8. Session 4: Experience with Improving Procurement Execution Chair: Peter Thomas, DFID <ul><li>DAY TWO: June 24 (Tuesday) </li></ul><ul><li>Special Presentation </li></ul><ul><li>11.15 – 11.40 Bangladesh: A Case Study of Designing and Implementing a Procurement Reform Strategy </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Amulya K. Debnath, DG, Central Procurement Technical Unit, IMED, & </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mr. A N M Mustafizur Rahman, Capacity Development Consultant </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>11.40 – 12.00 Discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Lunch 12.00 – 13.00 Lunch Break </li></ul>
  9. 9. Sessions 5: Improving Monitoring & Oversight of Procurement Performance Chair: Bernhard Zentgraf, ADB <ul><li>DAY TWO: June 24 (Tuesday) </li></ul><ul><li>13.00 – 13.15 Introduction to the session: Core Challenges and Opportunities in Improving Monitoring & Oversight </li></ul><ul><li>13.15 – 14.15 Group work: Improving monitoring and oversight of procurement performance. </li></ul><ul><li>14.15 - 15.00 Reporting back and discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Tea 15.00 - 15.15 Tea Break </li></ul>
  10. 10. Session 6: Experience with Improving Procurement Capacity Chair: Amulya K. Debnath, DG, Central Procurement Technical Unit, IMED <ul><li>DAY TWO: June 24 (Tuesday) </li></ul><ul><li>15.15 - 15.30 Introduction to the Session: Core Challenges and Opportunities in Procurement Capacity Building </li></ul><ul><li>15.30 - 16.15 Short presentations (10 minutes) on experience with procurement capacity building </li></ul><ul><li>Presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Bhutan: Jurminla, Ministry of Finance </li></ul><ul><li>Nepal: Suresh Pradhan, Director, Public Procurement Monitoring Office </li></ul><ul><li>Philippines: Ruby R. Esteban, Authorized Trainer- Composite Team Member, Government Procurement Policy Board </li></ul><ul><li>16.15 – 17.00 Discussion </li></ul>
  11. 11. Session 7: Harmonization of Procurement Rules and Practices Chair: Robert Hyland, DFID <ul><li>DAY THREE: June 25 (Wednesday) </li></ul><ul><li>09.00 – 09.15 Introduction to the Session: Core Challenges in Harmonization of procurement rules and practices </li></ul><ul><li>Presentations </li></ul><ul><li>09.15 – 10.00 Short presentations (10 minutes) on experience with Harmonization </li></ul><ul><li>Pakistan: Khalid Mehmood Soomro, Managing Director, Sindh Public Procurement Regulatory Authority </li></ul><ul><li>Vietnam: Phan Thi Thuy Tram, Deputy Director, Investment Promotion Center – North Vietnam, Foreign Investment Agency </li></ul><ul><li>World Bank: Samuel Haile Selassie </li></ul><ul><li>10.00 - 11.00 Discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Tea 11.00 – 11.15 Tea Break </li></ul>
  12. 12. Session 8: Regional Workshop Wrap up Chair: Sk. A. K. Motahar Hossain, IMED Secretary, and Nadjib Sefta, World Bank <ul><li>DAY THREE: June 25 (Wednesday) </li></ul><ul><li>11.15 – 12.00 Concluding discussion – main points of the meeting and areas for future collaboration/interaction. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Joel Turkewitz, World Bank </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>12.00 – 12.10 Closing Remarks by Special Guest, Professor M. Tamim, Honorable Special Assistant to Chief Advisor, Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources. </li></ul><ul><li>12:10 – 12.15 Formal closing of the Workshop </li></ul><ul><li>Lunch 12.15 – 13.15 Lunch Break </li></ul><ul><li>Visit to Large Project Sites/ Historical Places </li></ul><ul><li>14:00 – 17:00 Site visit to large projects/ historical places </li></ul>

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