An opening ceremony in the context of the two-day ACER Week Conference was held this Thursday morning 5 October 2023.

The Chief Guest Hon. Dr (Mrs.) Marie Christiane Dorine Chukowry, Minister of Commerce and Consumer Protection; Mr Deshmuk Kowlessur, Executive Director of the Competition Commission and Prof Thando Vilakazi, Executive Director of the Centre for Competition, Regulation and Economic Development (CCRED) of the University of Johannesburg respectively delivered a speech on this occasion.

The morning session was also marked by the address of the keynote speaker, Prof Frédéric Jenny, Chairperson of the OECD Competition Committee; and the participation of Mr Deshmuk Kowlessur, in panel discussions. The Executive Director’s intervention was focused on “Shaping a competitive landscape through market studies and regulatory reviews: the Mauritian experience.”