Programme

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Agenda

1.       Opening remarks 09:00 – 09:10

2.       Adoption of the agenda

3.       Institutional points:  09:10 – 09:20

3.1.    State of play of the Domestic Advisory Group

3.2.    Transition from GSP+ dialogue to DCFTA's TSD chapter

4.       Labour 09:20 – 10:15

4.1.    State-of-play of the ILO conventions implementation(5 min)

4.2.    Issues in focus: labour inspection system, occupational health and safety, child labour, social dialogue(50 min)

 

COFFEE BREAK 10:15 – 10:45

 

5.       Environment10:45 – 11:25 

5.1.    State-of-play of the MEAs implementation - in focus: cooperation within CITES and Convention on Biological Diversity, Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions, Minamata Convention (20 min)

5.2.    Sustainable forest management and trade in forestry products – Georgia's new Forest Code and EU's Timber Regulation; FLEG Programme  (20 min)

6.       Climate change 11:25 – 11:55

6.1.    State-of-play of the MEAs implementation: Paris Agreement, Montreal Protocol(15 min)

6.2.    Issues in focus: mainstreaming climate action (15 min)

7.       Technical assistance and funding11:55 – 12:10

8.       Discussion of the Work Plan for the following 3 years (2017-2020)12:10 – 12:30

9.       AOB

10.     Operational conclusions12:30 – 12:35

11.     Adoption of the Joint statement to Civil Society Forum on the outcomes of the 2nd Trade and Sustainable Development Sub-Committee

 

LUNCH     buffet lunch at the meeting venue13:00 – 14:00

 

2nd meeting of the EU-Georgia Joint Civil Society Dialogue Forum14:30 – 18:00