REPOA in collaboration with CUTS Nairobi with support from Trademark East Africa (TMEA) has concluded the research phase of the two phased project on “Accelerating the Implementation of the East Africa Community Competition Policy and Law” (EACOMP). Following this accomplishment, REPOA organised the 2-day EACOMP Project National Advocacy and Training Workshop which will was held on 3rd and 4th of August, 2015 in Dar es Salaam.
The Objectives of the National Advocacy and Training Workshop were:
1. To share the national research findings from the country research report and present constraints and recommendations to competition policy reforms in the country.
2. To train stakeholders on key competition elements with reference to existing anti-competitive practices and train the business community on how to enhance competition compliance.
3. To engage stakeholders in coming up with strategies to tackle challenges to competition and on effective advocacy on competition issues.
The Training was attended by stakeholders from different sectors including Government and Competition Authorities, Sector Regulators (e.g. EWURA, TCRA, SUMATRA and TCAA), Ministry of East African Cooperation, National Private Sector Associations(e.g. TCCIA, CTI and TPSF), Civil Society Organizations (including Consumer Protection Organizations and think tanks), Professional Associations (e.g. TLS), Academia and the Media.
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