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1.Name: Two training on competition
Policy & Law for Malaysia Competition
Commission
Duration: June 08 and June 09, 2013
Supported by: Malaysia
Competition Commission
Country: Malaysia
Participants’ Profile: Senior officials of
Malaysia Competition Commission
(MyCC) and representatives from
administrations, civil society organisations
and the media
- To develop analytical,
investigative, basic
principles involved in the
economics of competition
policy and law and
administrative capacities
of the participants
(officials of the MyCC)
- Understand the expected
role of different agencies
and groups in order to
ensure fair trading,
competitiveness of the
markets and accelerate
economic growth and the
role of media in
competition issues.
The workshop enhanced the skills and knowledge of
competition authority
officials on various aspects
of competition policy and
law and effective way of
enforcement of competition Law

Consequently the MyCC has
become very active in
dealing with anticompetitive
practices and enhanced the
awareness amongst media on the benefits of competition regime
2.Name: Competition Policy & Law short
term (Certificate) and long term (Diploma)
courses
Duration: April 2012 and April 2013
Accredited by: National Law University
Delhi (NLUD)
Countries: India- subscribed courses.
Participants’ Profile: specially designed
for Practitioners, working Professionals
and Students of Law, Business
Management, Economics, Chartered
Accountancy (CA) and Company
Secretaryship (CS)
- Application of economic
tools and techniques in
competition analysis such
as assessment of market
power and definition of
relevant market
- Analytical skills to
comprehend issues
relating to business
strategy and competition
policy & law
- Understanding of
substantive issues
relating to competition
laws of India, the United
States, the European
Union, South Africa
- Understanding of
emerging issues relating
to competition law such
as those emanating from
Intellectual Property
Laws, Cross-border
issues, etc
Creating a new generation of
Competition Law–literate
professionals in the country
3.Name: Competition Law Workshop for
Marketing Professionals Duration: July 06, 2012 and March 11,
2011
Supported by: Subscription
Country: India (proposed to conduct
similar courses in countries with a new
competition law in 2012-13.
Participants’ Profile: Senior and middle
level executives in marketing and other
commercial functions
- Develop understanding of
competition law and its
impact on/relationshipwith marketing
activities/decisions
- Ability to identify anticompetitive conducts at
market place;
The workshop enhanced
appreciation of Competition
Law and the need for compliance in marketing
decision making and related
activities
4.Name: Consumers and National
Competition Law in Zambia
Duration: July, 2012
Supported by: Competition and
Consumer Protection Commission, Zambia
Country: Zambia
Participants’ Profile: Officials from
academic teaching and research
institutions, professional bodies, CSOs and
the media
To educate participants on
issues pertaining to
competition, some myths and
realities, hurdles to fair
competition and the
mechanism to safeguard and promote it
Enhanced awareness
amongst consumers on the
benefits of competition law
and build their capacity on
how they can use it to
address their challenges
5.Name: Three events on “Developing
Awareness on Competition Issues in
Bangladesh”
Duration: July 01-04, 2012
Supported by: Bangladesh Investment
Climate Fund (IFC, BICF)
Country: Bangladesh
Participants’ Profile: Representatives
from public and private sectors, academic
teaching and research institutions,
professional bodies, civil society
organisations (CSOs) and the media
Evolve better understanding
among policymakers on
elements of competition
policy and law and facilitate
effective enforcement of the
Competition Law in
Bangladesh, which has just
adopted a new competition
law.
The interventions created
awareness about competition
issues among key
stakeholders such as
parliamentarians, ministers,
civil servants & media in
Bangladesh to enhance
understanding on
competition issues and the
need for effective
implementation of Competition Law
6.Name: Competition Law Workshop for
Public Sector Enterprises
Duration: April 27, 2012, New Delhi
(India) and September 7, 2012, Chennai
(India)
Supported by: Subscription
Countries: India
Participants’ Profile: Representatives
from public and private sectors, academic
teaching and research institutions,
professional bodies, civil society
organisations (CSOs) and the media
- Understanding of
competition law and its
impact on/relationship
with public sector
enterprises’
activities/decisions
- Ability to identify anticompetitive conducts at
market place;
- Understanding of
competition law
compliant decisions,
and
- Preparedness in
responding to specific
competition issues
Greater awareness and
understanding among Public
Sector Enterprises on how
competition law can work for their benefit
7.Name: Role of Trade Unions in
Competition Enforcement
Duration: February, 2012
Supported by: Fried rich Ebert Stiftung
(FES), Lusaka
Country: Zambia
Participants’ Profile: Officials from the
major trade unions in the province such as
the Zambia Union of Industrial and Allied
Workers.
The purpose of this event was
to sensitise trade unions
about competition policy and
law as well as its
enforcement modalities, as a
way of building their capacity
to levels that would enable
them to meaningfully
participate in competition
enforcement in the country.
Trade unions and CCPC
would try to explore
cooperation measures to try
to balance their respective
agenda of competition
promotion and workers’
welfare
8.Name: Symposium on Trade in Primary
Products and Competition Policy
Duration: September 22, 2011
Supported by: Politics, Economics and
Global Governance, The European
Dimensions (PEGGED), European
Commission European Research Area,
Centre for Economic Policy Research
(CEPR)
Countries: Global Programme held in
Geneva, Switzerland
Participant Profile: Experts in trade and
competition issues from different parts of
the world representing multilateral
institutions, governments, academic
community and the civil society
To enhance understanding
about the existing challenges
in the functioning of primary
product markets so as to
evolve comprehensive
economic governance regime
to address anticompetitive
behaviour and other related
concerns
- Provided greater clarity on
the functioning of primary
product markets and
gain more understanding
of the prevailing market
structure in order to
address issues relating to
market distortions and
their impact on consumer
welfare
- Outlined the role played
by competition policy as
an institution and
competition agencies as
organisations in their
respective contribution
toward addressing
anticompetitive practices
that exist in primary
product markets
- Formulated effective
policy responses at
national as well as cross border level to address
market distortions in
primary product markets
9.Name: National Training Workshops on
Competition Policy and Law
Duration & Countries
1. June 29-July 01, 2010, Mali
2. April 27-29, 2010, Ghana
3. April 19-21, 2010, Togo
4. April 12-14, 2010, Nigeria
5. April 12-14, 2010, Burkina Faso
6. April 07-09, 2010, Senegal
7. April 06-07, 2010, The Gambia
Supported by: Ministry for Foreign
Affairs, Sweden; Department for International Department (DFID), and
International Development Research
Centre (IDRC)
Countries: Burkina Faso, The Gambia,
Ghana, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Togo
Participants’ Profile: Group of multiple
national stakeholder including - civil
society, lawyers, academicians, business
associations, policymakers, government
departments, competition authority, etc.
- Develop understanding of
all facets of Competition
Policy and Law amongst
cross section of
stakeholders
-  Develop appreciation
amongst participants of
macro and micro level
issues impacting
Competition Policy &
Law.
The workshops enhanced the
knowledge of participants on
various aspects of
competition policy and law
through lectures, practical
examples case studies and
focused group discussions
10.Name: Workshop on Competition Policy
& Law and Trade Remedial Measures
Duration: February 3-4, 2010
Supported by: Parker Randall, subscribed
Countries: Mauritius
Participants’ Profile:
Understand the role and
linkages between trade and
competition issues
Enhanced understanding
regarding linkages between
trade and competition policy
with focus on anticompetitive practices and
trade remedial measures.
11.Name: Regional Training Workshops on
Competition Law Enforcement
Duration & Countries
1. January 13-15, 2010 (Anglophone
Countries)
2. December 16-18, 2009 (Francophone
Countries)
Supported by: Ministry for Foreign
Affairs, Sweden; Department for
International Department (DFID), and
International Development Research
Centre (IDRC)
Countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, The
Gambia, Ghana, Mali, Nigeria, Sierra
Leone, Senegal, Togo
Participants’ Profile: Competition
authorities, government agencies and select
CSOs
To gain skills from the rich
experience of specialists and
take note of the process in
which competition
administration has progressed
in select jurisdictions
Government departments,
Competition Agencies,
Sector Regulators and
selected CSOs from select
countries of West Africa
learnt and sharpened their
skills on various aspects of
competition policy and law
issues through lectures, real
life experiences of resource
persons, simulation
exercises, case studies, group
discussions etc.
12.Name: Semester courses on Capacity and
Skills Development on Competition LawPolicy in Bangladesh (at select
Universities in Dhaka, Bangladesh)
Duration: 2009-2010
Supported by: International Finance
Corporation-Bangladesh Investment
Climate Fund (IFC, BICF)
Country: Bangladesh
Participants’ Profile: Officials in the
public and private sectors, academic
teaching and research institutions,
professional bodies, CSOs and the media
Institution and capacity
building and skills
development of officials in
the public and private sectors,
academic and research
institutions, professional
bodies, CSOs and the media
Critical mass of practitioners
was created within and
outside the government with
better knowledge and
understanding of competition
law and policy
13.Name: Training Programme for State
Electricity Regulatory Commissions
(SERC) Officials on Regulation,
Competition and Consumer Protection
Issues in the Electricity Sector in India
Duration: May 18-21, 2009
Supported by: Forum of Regulators,
Central Electricity Regulatory Commission
Country: India
Participant Profile: Officials of fifteen
SERCs (state electricity regulatory
commissions)
The objective of the
programme was to build the
understanding and
appreciation of the
participants on issues relating
to regulation, competition
and consumer protection
issues in the electricity sector
in India and also impart
knowledge on theories of
economic regulation and its
application in the electricity
sector.
Imparted knowledge to
SERC officials on theories of
economic regulation and its
application in the electricity
sector; and better
understanding and
appreciation of SERC
officials on issues relating to
regulation, competition and
consumer protection in the
Indian electricity sector.
14.Name: Training Workshop on
Competition Law Enforcement for
MauritiusDuration: January 18-22, 2009
Supported by: Competition Commission
of Mauritius
Country: Mauritius
Participants’ Profile: Staff of
Competition Authority, Mauritius
- To develop analytical,
investigative and
administrative capacities of the participants
(officials of the CCM)
Understand the expected
role of different agencies
and groups in order to
ensure fair trading,
competitiveness of the
markets and accelerate
economic growth
The workshop sharpened the
skills of participants on
various aspects of
competition policy and law through lectures, practical
examples case studies and
focused group discussions.
Consequently the CCM has
become very active in
dealing with anticompetitive
practices
15.Name: Workshop on Competition
Enforcement for Ethiopia

Duration: May 12-16, 2008
Supported by: Ministry of Trade &
Industry, Ethiopia
Country: Ethiopia
Participant Profile: Ethiopian Trade
Practice Investigation Commission, Addis
Ababa University (AAU) Department of
Economics, Parliamentarians, Ethiopian
Consumer Protection Association
- To develop analytical,
investigative and
administrative capacities
of the participants
(officials of the TPIC,
Ethiopia) to effectively
implement the Ethiopian
Competition legislation
- Understand the expected
role of different agencies
and groups in order to
ensure fair trading,
competitiveness of the
markets and accelerate
economic growth
The workshop enhanced the
knowledge of participants on
various aspects of
competition policy and law
and effective way of
enforcement of Competition
Law
As a result of this and other
interventions Ethiopia has
drafted and adopted a
modern competition law
16.Name: National Training Workshops on
Competition Policy and Law
Administration
Duration & Countries
1. 25-27 July 2007, Botswana
2. 10-12 October 2007, Ethiopia
3. 29-31 August 2007, Malawi
4. 8-10 August 2007, Mauritius
5. 17-19 July 2007, Mozambique
6. 31 July to 2 August 2007, Namibia
7. 3-5 October 2007, Uganda
Supported by: Department for
International Department (DFID) and
Norwegian Agency for Development
Cooperation (NORAD), Norway
Countries: Eastern & Southern Africa
Participants’ Profile: CSOs, Competition
authorities, government agencies and
Business Organisations
To raise the level of
understanding not only of
the government
representatives, but also
other stakeholders
(especially civil society
and business organisations)
to complement the efforts
made by the government
(line ministry or the
competition authority) to
ope-rationalise national
competition regimes.
The workshop enhanced the
knowledge of participants on
various aspects of
competition policy and law
and the need for effective
implementation of
Competition Law among
policymakers, media, etc.
Consequent to these
interventions all the
countries, except Uganda
have developed effective
competition regimes. In
Uganda, the country has
started competition
assessment of all policies and
laws, which will lead to a
competition policy of which
a competition law will be a part.
17.Name: Africa Regional Training
Workshop on Competition Policy and Law
Administration
Duration: February 15-17, 2007, Pretoria,
South Africa
Supported by: Department for
International Department (DFID) and
Norwegian Agency for Development
Cooperation (NORAD), Norway
Countries: Sub-Saharan Africa
Participants’ Profile: Competition
authorities, government agencies and select
CSOs
To understand the expected
role of different agencies and
groups in order to ensure
effective enforcement of
competition regimes in
specific market and
accelerate the process of
economic growth
Government departments,
Competition Agencies,
Sector Regulators and
selected CSOs from SubSaharan Africa learnt and
sharpened their skills on
various aspects of
competition policy and law
issues and developed greater
understanding of role of
Competition Law Regime.
18.Name: Training Workshop on
Competition Policy and Law
Duration: June 29 – July 01, 2006
Supported by: Foundation for Effective
Markets and Governance (FEMAG),
Australia, Board of Trade of Thailand
(BOT) and Joint Foreign Chambers of
Commerce in Thailand (JFCCT)
Countries: Across the world (India,
Bangladesh, Kenya, Vietnam, Thailand,
Netherlands, USA, and Malaysia)
Participants’ Profile: Representatives of
the Competition Authority, Government,
multinational corporations, civil society
organisations, law firms and trade
associations
- Develop analytical
capacities to comprehend
Competition Law related
issues
- Develop an
understanding on
compliance and
procedural issues
- Understand the expected
role of different
stakeholders and groups
in order to ensure fair competitiveness of
markets and to accelerate
economic growth
The workshop sharpened the
skills of participants on
various aspects of
competition policy and law
through lectures, practical
examples case studies and
focused group discussions.
Alas due to political
economy problems, Thai
competition law has not been
enforced properly.
19. Name: Training Course: Skills for Cartel
Investigation for Vietnamese Competition
officials
Duration: May 19-20, 2006
Supported by: State Secretariat for
Economic Affairs, Switzerland (SECO),
the Swiss Competition Commission
(COMCO) and the Department for
International Development (DFID), UK.
Country: Vietnam
Participants’ Profile: Competition
authorities, government agencies and select
CSOs
- To raise the level of
understanding of Cartel
investigation and its
perspective and
linkages with the
industry and the
economy
- Understand the expected
role of different stake
holders and groups in
order to ensure
competitiveness of the
markets and accelerate
economic growth
Enhanced the skills of
competition authority
officials on issues pertaining
to cartel investigation and its
perspective with the industry
and the economy
20.Name: Workshop on Competition Policy
& Consumer Rights for Consumer Leaders
Duration: April 16-17, 2006, Bangladesh
Supported by: State Secretariat for
Economic Affairs, Federal Department of
Economic Affairs, Switzerland (SECO),
the Swiss Competition Commission
(COMCO) and the Department for
International Development (DFID), UK.
Country: Bangladesh
Participants’ Profile: Consumer activists, government officials and CSOs
To build the understanding
and appreciation of the
consumer leaders on issues
relating to competition policy
and law and also impart
knowledge of why it’s
necessary for better economy
Enhanced the skills of
consumer activists on issues
pertaining to competition
policy and law and how it is
beneficial for a consumer.
21.Name: Workshop on Competition Policy
& Law for Journalists
Duration:
April 13 & 15, 2006 (Bangladesh)
April 27 & 28, 2006 (Vietnam)
Supported by: State Secretariat for
Economic Affairs, Federal Department of
Economic Affairs, Switzerland (SECO),
the Swiss Competition Commission
(COMCO) and the Department for
International Development (DFID), UK.
Countries: Bangladesh, Vietnam
Participants’ Profile: Journalists from
printed and electronic media
To build the understanding
and appreciation of the
journalists on issues relating
to competition policy and law
and also impart knowledge its
application in the economy
Imparted knowledge to
journalists on various aspects
of competition policy and
law issues which helped
them to cover the issues in a
better manner.
22.Name: Training Workshop for Trade
Practice Investigation Commission
(Ethiopia)
Duration: March 29-30, 2006, Addis
Ababa, Ethiopia
Supported by: Department for
International Department (DFID) and
Norwegian Agency for Development
Cooperation (NORAD), Norway
Country: Ethiopia
Participants’ Profile: Staff of Ethiopian
Competition Authority – Trade Practices
Investigation Commission, other related
government departments and agencies,
consumer activists
- Develop analytical
capacities to comprehend
competition policy and
law issues, their
perspectives and linkage
with the industry and the
economy.
- Understand the expected
role of different
stakeholders and groups
in order to ensure fair
competitiveness of the
markets and to accelerate
economic growth
Enhanced the understanding
of issues pertaining to
competition policy and law
and its implementation
through experience from
other developing country
competition authorities
keeping in view with the
structure of competition law
in Ethiopia
23.Name: International Training Seminar on
Competition Policy and Law
Duration: March 20-24, 2006
Supported by: Subscription
Country: Hosted in India
Participants’ Profile: Industry, NGOs,
Business Chambers, Media, Academics
and Government Agencies from India,
Singapore, Thailand, Mauritius, Vietnam,
Cambodia, Oman
- Build capacity to
comprehend
competition policy and
law issues, their
perspective and
linkages with the
industry and the
economy
- Develop understanding
on compliance issues
related to competition
law among businesses
The workshop provided
understanding of various
aspects of competition policy
and law and its impacts on
decision making process and
activities.
24.Name: National Training Workshops on
Competition Law Implementation in CLV
countries
Duration & Countries
1. March 20, 2006, Vietnam
2. March 10, 2006, Cambodia
3. March 7 -8 2006, Lao PDR
Supported by: State Secretariat for
Economic Affairs, Switzerland (SECO),
the Swiss Competition Commission
(COMCO) and the Department for
International Development (DFID), UK.
Countries: Cambodia, Lao PDR and
Vietnam
Participants’ Profile: Industry, NGOs,
Business Chambers, Media, Academics
and Government Agencies
- Develop analytical
capacities to
comprehend
competition policy and
law issues, their
perspective and
linkages with the
industry and the
economy
- Develop understanding
on compliance issues
related to competition
law among businesses
- Understand the expected
role of different stake
holders and groups in
order to ensure
competitiveness of the
markets and accelerate
economic growth
Training enhanced the
understanding of various
aspects of competition policy
and law issues and developed
greater understanding of role
of different agencies and
groups in order to ensure
effective enforcement of
competition regimes.
25.Name: Training Workshops on
Abuse of Dominance for Cambodia, Lao
PDR and Vietnam (CLV) competition
authorities
Duration: January 12 - 13, 2006
Supported by: State Secretariat for
Economic Affairs, Federal Department of
Economic Affairs, Switzerland (SECO),
the Swiss Competition Commission
(COMCO) and the Department for
International Development (DFID), UK.
Countries: Cambodia, Lao PDR and
Vietnam
Participants’ Profile: Competition
Authority and Government Officials
- Develop analytical
capacities to Abuse of
Dominance issue and its
perspective and
linkages with the
industry and the
economy
- Understand the expected
role of different stake
holders and groups in
order to ensure
competitiveness of the
markets and accelerate
economic growth
Enhanced the skills of
competition authority
officials on issues pertaining
to Abuse of Dominance and
its impact on the market.
26.Name: Training Workshop on M&As
Evaluation Skills For Vietnamese
Competition Authority Officials
Duration: August 13 - 14, 2005
Supported by: State Secretariat for
Economic Affairs, Federal Department of
Economic Affairs, Switzerland (SECO),
the Swiss Competition Commission
(COMCO) and the Department for
International Development (DFID), UK.
Country: Vietnam
Participants’ Profile: Competition Authority Officials
Develop capacities to
comprehend competition
policy and law issues
particularly Merger &
Acquisitions (M&As)
Evaluation
Enhanced the skills and
knowledge of competition
Authority officials on M&As
evaluation, which helped
them in preparing
investigative plan,
coordination with other
competition authorities in
other countries.