The OECD-GVH Regional Centre for Competition in Budapest (Hungary) is a joint venture between the Hungarian Competition Authority (GVH) and the OECD. Opened in February 2005, the Centre expands the OECD's work on competition in the Central, East and South-East European regions. The Centre provides capacity building assistance and policy advice through workshops, seminars and training programmes on competition law and policy for officials in competition enforcement agencies and other parts of government, sector regulators, judges and others in the Central, East and South-East European region. The Centre also works to strengthen competition law and policy in Hungary and the GVH itself. The Centre will also conduct research and issue publications.
Topics addressed at the Centre include competition case analysis; investigative techniques; competition principles in regulatory reform; judicial training; enforcement priorities; guidelines, policies, practices and procedures; frameworks for co-operation between enforcement authorities in the region; competition advocacy and communications tools; the relationships between competition authorities and sector regulators; and other themes within the general framework of competition law and policy.
The Centre's activities are aimed mainly at the following countries: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, FYR of Macedonia, Montenegro, Georgia, Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine.
Here you may access the annual reports and the schedules of activity. For more information, visit please the homepage of the RCC .