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Sectors: Justice - Security, Local development, Trade

Beneficiaries: Administrations States

Regions: Candidate countries, European Union

Category: Call for proposals

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Funds for: Strengthening the administrative and institutional capacities of the Albanian Competition Authority 
Main beneficiaries: Administration states

Responsible: European commission

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Funds for: Strengthening the administrative and institutional capacities of the Albanian Competition Authority 
Main beneficiaries: Administration states

Priorities and funded actions:

Objective
* To provide support and contribute in strengthening the administrative and institutional capacities of the Albanian Competition Authority (ACA)

Priorities
* Provide support to ACA in order to ensure its mission to protect the free and effective competition in the market based on the legal framework in force and Union Acquis;
* To provide support to the Albanian Competition Authority (ACA) to increase their skills for planning and conducting inspections and solve competition cases;
* To support the full harmonization of the Albanian legislation with the relevant EU rules in the area of competition law and policy, and capacity building actions in order to prepare accession negotiations 

Among financed actions
* Enforcement of antitrust law, detecting prohibited agreements, abuse of dominant position and control of Mergers and Acquisitions(M&A);
* Competition advocacy, by providing recommendations to increase competition in sectors/markets which have exclusive rights/special, market entry barriers, natural monopolies;
* Information on special and exclusivity rights, with the main aim to recommend necessary interventions for market liberalisation to increase competition in the relevant markets;
* strengthening administrative capacities;
* Market monitoring;
* General investigation of the sectors of the economy;
* Preliminary and in-depth investigation with the intention of protecting free and effective competition in the market;
* Legal approximation of primary/secondary laws with the EU acquis;
* Organisation of seminars and workshops to enhance administrative capacity

Additional information
* This call for proposals is an open call for proposals

* Initial duration of the project: 15 months

* Eligibility
– Be a legal person;
– Be a public entity;
– Be an EU Member State institution;
– The project leader representative should be high-level civil servant official from a Member State administration;
– Have at least 3 years of experience in EU competition area; 
– Have experience in implementing EU funded projects