European experts and business representatives are back in Central Asia

From October 18-20, an international business forum ENGINE “Modern City” was held in Tashkent, as well as training courses on FIDIC contracts. The events were held in cooperation with CLEANTECH LATVIA together with the Uzbek Association of Engineering Consultants “UZACE”, within the framework of the project “Capacity building of industry associations serving engineering companies in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan – ENGINE”, which is co-financed by the European Union under the program “Central Asia Invest V”.

On October 18, 2022 the pilot course “TERMS OF CONTRACT FIDIC – PECULIARITIES OF APPLICATION OF THE RED AND YELLOW BOOK” was conducted by the international expert Janis Timshans.

The expert prepared an overview of all types of FIDIC contract terms and their scope. Particular attention was paid to the differences in the terms of the FIDIC Red Book and Yellow Book contracts, and their application in water development projects. During the discussion, the participants of the event highlighted the importance of holding such pilot courses with the support of the European Union. The acquired knowledge and experience create an additional opportunity to develop the water supply and sanitation industry in the countries of Central Asia.

On October 20, 2022 Tashkent hosted the international business forum ENGINE “Modern City” . More than 20 entrepreneurs from Latvia, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan spoke about their experience and achievements in the engineering and architectural field, as well as presented projects in the field of digitization of cities and infrastructure.Also, within the framework of the international business forum, a training course “CONSULTANT-ENGINEER AND FIDIC STANDARD CONTRACTS. RED AND YELLOW BOOKS” was conducted by international expert Janis Uzulens. The lecturer spoke in detail about the basic principles, types, and legal aspects of concluding FIDIC contracts. Analyzed the FIDIC rules of the Red and Yellow Books.During the discussion, the participants widely discussed the relevance of the transition of the Uzbek system to the conclusion of contracts according to the standards of the International Federation of Consulting Engineers FIDIC in the field of construction, which will create additional opportunities for the development of the construction process in Central Asia.

The publication was prepared with the financial support of the European Union, within the framework of the project “Building the capacity of industry associations of engineering companies in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan” (Agreement No. ACA/2019/4120712).

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