Lecture series on "The Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area Agreement" (DCFTA) are provided by the Levan Mikeladze Diplomatic Training Centre of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia in cooperation with Business and Economic Centre (BEC).The Second topic “Free Trade and the models of Economic Integration", was delivered on June 16, by Ms. Marine Macharashvili, Head of Division of WTO Affairs and Policy, Department of Foreign Trade Policy Ministry of Economy & Sustainable Development of Georgia.
On June 6, from 15:00 to 17:30 pm, the Business and Economic Centre (BEC) hosted the next Expert and Stakeholder Workshop on Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA) System Institutionalization in Georgia which was held in the framework of the USAID funded Project “Governing for Growth’’ (G4G) - “Establishing PPD Platform in Parliament.”
The purpose of the working meeting was to discuss in detail: the Georgian context related to the legal drafting and analysis of the impacts of normative acts; Recommendations on RIA National Framework of Georgia; Importance of the RIA System in Georgia, possibilities of its institutionalization and its challenges as well as review of activities of the field experts and stakeholders regarding RIA.
On June 2, the Levan Mikeladze Diplomatic Training Centre of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia together with Business and Economic Centre started series of lectures on "The Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area Agreement" (DCFTA).
The Course is intended for the Georgian business sector representatives, including Economic Policy Advocacy Coalition (EPAC) member business associations.
On May 31st, at 12:00 there will be a public discussion held on the Georgian Pension Reform at the Parliament of Georgia. The discussion is organized by the Healthcare and Social Issues Committee of the Parliament of Georgia together with the Business and Economic Centre (BEC), and in cooperation with the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia.
The main objective of the public discussion is to discuss the Georgian Pension Reform with the participation and involvement of different stakeholders, including MPs and the Executive Government representatives, and to come to an agreement on key components of a new proposed Reform. After the Public Discussion MPs are expected to be more informed and more involved in the process of adoption of the legislative package.