On August 22-26, Business and Economic Centre hosted the delegation of African political leaders led by the presidential candidate of Democratic Republic of Congo and the founder of the United Congolese Party Mr. Christian Musumari Malanga.
The 28-member delegation visited Georgia in the framework of the BEC African Leaders Programme, after the recommendation from the UK-based Enterprise and Parliament Dialogue International, with the purpose of becoming familiar with Georgian reforms and experience of democratization.
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.