On 27 October, Ministry of Economy in collaboration with SC Ukroboronprom organised Virtual Workshop How to Do Business with NSPA. This event allowed participants to:
analyse in detail the features of cooperation with NSPA,
raise the general level of awareness of the participants about the formats of possible cooperation with NSPA,
acquaint the audience with the tools of registration in the Database of suppliers of Defence products and online services NSPA,
analyse the peculiarities of the work of the NATO codification system.
In addition to the theoretical basis which was provided during the Workshop, the event allowed to generate practical solutions now and start a substantive dialogue with NSPA on the active entry of Ukrainian enterprises into new competitive markets.
In addition to the practical preparation of participants-enterprises for cooperation with NSPA, during the Workshop areas for improvement in the legal field were identified, which will improve and facilitate the business operations with NSPA. For example, the idea is to develop and implement a Declaration of Eligibility appeared, which will confirm the compliance of Ukrainian defence companies with NATO criteria for doing business in the international arena.
“We move on from theory to practice: the Ministry of Economy begins to develop a mechanism for issuing Declarations of Integrity to enterprises. This initiative was born as part of a study of cooperation with the NSPA, which will strengthen Ukraine's position in the international arena and defence companies seeking to maintain or occupy a significant position among key stakeholders in the defence industry of NATO member and partner countries. " - said Deputy Minister Panaiotidi Svetlana during the opening of the event.