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The official defense ceremony of 4 Ugandan PhD theses on public procurement will take place at the University of Twente on October 8, 2010.

These 4 PhD theses mark a major step in the further development of the discipline of public procurement in the country of Uganda. This endeavour was part of a capacity building project funded by Nuffic and managed by Maastricht School of Management. The 4 PhD candidates will complete a 5 year effort under the guidance of Prof.dr. Jan Telgen and will further contribute to the growth of public procurement as lecturers at Kyambogo University and Makerere University Business School in Kampala, Uganda.

The schedule of the ceremony is as follows:
• 11.00 a.m., Francis Ssennoga: "Discriminatory public procurement policies"
• 1.15 p.m., Moses Muhwezi: "Horizontal purchasing collaboration in developing countries"
• 3.00 p.m., Peter Obanda: "Fighting corruption through tactical procurement"
• 4.45 p.m., Charles Ndandiko: "Private provision of public services in developing countries?"

The ceremony will take place in lecture hall 4 of de "Waaier" building of the University of Twente in Enschede, the Netherlands and everybody is cordially invited to attend.

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