Purpose of the Meeting Third round of NRG meeting (NRG-III) 7Up4 Project CUTS International Background of 7Up4 project CUTS implementing project since mid2008 Research-based advocacy project involving multiple stakeholders, on competition reforms Analysing impediments to competition reforms for economic development and consumer welfare Sensitisation and advocacy, for broadbase support for national competition reforms Progress thus far Research (policy analysis, stakeholder’ perception and sectoral assessment, etc.) undertaken and being documented in CRR Key national stakeholders on competition policy and law identified, and capacity developed Project Outputs Research report on state of competition issues done Interest generated on competition policy and law issues Catalogue of stakeholders with keen aptitude on competition issues (NRG) Civil society’s role as an actor in the competition reforms process enhanced Platform/process for domestic competition reforms initiated through NRG Competition authorities’ understanding on competition enforcement improved Issues for the Future Partners to provide update about ‘advocacy roadmaps’ developed/discussed during the partners review meetings Extracting specific ‘advocacy messages’ and/or ‘advocacy actions’ Recommendations to strengthen the competition regime (legislation, institution, etc) Explore possibilities for continued discussions on domestic competition reforms (future of NRG-process and members) How to relay the project findings to a wide group of people? Concluding remarks Familiarisation with project outputs (research findings, NRG, interest on competition issues…)? Select the useful project outputs Discuss how to utilise these project outputs? What outcomes can be anticipated from using these selected project outputs? Thank You!