Programme - 3rd meeting of the EU-Moldova Civil Society Platform

9h30: Opening Session

Opening remarks by Mr Andrzej Adamczyk and Mr Kakha Gogolashvili, Co-chairs of the EU-Georgia CSP

Assessment of the state of play in the implementation of the EU-Georgia Association Agreement

  • H.E. Mr Mikheil Janelidze, Vice PM, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia
  • H.E. Mr Janos Herman, Ambassador of the European Union to Georgia


11h15: Coffee break

11h30: SME Development in Georgia

Presentation and adoption of the reports:

  • Ms Nino Elizbarashvili, Women in Business
  •  Ms Mariam Jorjadze, ELKANA
  • Ms Dovilė Šukytė, Member of the CSP
  •   Representative of the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development, Georgia (TBD)


13h00: Lunch   

14h30:     Food Safety reform in Georgia    

Presentation and adoption of the reports:

  • Ms Lia Todua, CSRDG and Ms Mariam Jorjadze, ELKANA
  • Mr Andrzej Adamczyk, Co-chair of the Platform, EESC – presentation of the EESC opinion on Civil society's contribution to the development of a comprehensive food policy in the EU
  • Zurab Chekurishvili (National Food Agency, Georgia)


15h45: Coffee break

16h00: Planning of the future work of the Platform

17h00: Adoption of the Joint Declaration

End of the meeting