10th meeting of the EU-Georgia Civil Society Platform

09:00 Opening session

  • Opening remarks by Ms Dovile Juodkaite and Mr Kakha Gogolashvili, Co-chairs of the EU-Georgia CSP

Georgia's EU perspective: assessment of the implementation of the 12 priorities identified by the EU & implementation of the EU-Georgia Association Agreement

  • H.E. Vakhtang Makharoblishvili, Ambassador of Georgia to the Kingdom of Belgium and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, Head of the Mission of Georgia to the EU 
  • Mr Davit Bujiashvili, Head of the Department of the EU Assistance Coordination and Sectorial Integration Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia 
  • Mr Andrius Kubilius, Chair of the European Parliament's Delegation to the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly (tbc)
  • Ms Emma Modoran, Team Leader for Georgia and Moldova in the Georgia, Moldova, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus Division, European External Action Service 
  • Mr Nicholas Cedrowicz, Deputy Head of Unit for Georgia and Moldova, Neighbourhood East and Institution Building, European Commission 
  • Mr Lasha Tugushi, CSP Member, European Initiative – Liberal Academy Tbilisi 
  • Mr Nika Simonishvili, CSP Member, Georgian Young Lawyers Association 


11:00 Socio-economic impact of the sudden migration on Georgia

  • Mr Kakha Gogolashvili, Georgian co-chair of the CSP


12:00 Lunch break

13:30 Implementation of the Chapter 16 on Education, training and youth with focus on the NEET component

  • Ms Maya Kobakhidze, Educators and Scientists Free Trade Union of Georgia 
  • Ms Tatjana Babrauskiene, EESC rapporteur on education-related issues 
  • Ms Sintija Bernava, CSP Member, Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum 
  • Mr Luka Chitiani, Georgian representative of Young European Ambassadors 


14:30 Coffee break

14:45 Adoption of the Joint Declaration