Webinar: Public Procurement in Times of Crisis in the Baltics and Belarus

Place: MS Teams Live Event
Time: 11:00-12:30, April 23, 2020
Working language: English

You are welcome to join our very first Pan-Baltic and Belarusian webinar.

During the webinar we will be sharing experience from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Belarus on the effects of the crisis for public procurement practices and legislation in our region.

In addition, we will look into improvements needed for public procurement as a tool in emergencies and see what we can learn from each other in that respect.

See webinar here.

Listen to the podcast of the webinar here.

Overview of questions and answers available here.


  • 11:00


    Carri Ginter, Partner, Estonia

  • 11:05

    Procurement practice during the crisis

    Guest speaker: Kati Eller, Head of Public Procurement Department at the State Shared Services Centre (RTK), Estonia

  • 11:20

    Roundtable discussion: crisis procurement, changes in legislation, force majeure and public contracts, do’s and don’ts for contracting authorities and bidders

    Laurynas Lukošiūnas, Partner, Lithuania; Kadri Härginen, Senior Associate, Estonia; Raivo Raudzeps, Counsel, Latvia; Maria Rodich, Senior Associate, Belarus; Mario Sõrm, Associate, Estonia

  • 12:20

    Q&A session

    Moderator: Carri Ginter