Investors Council’s gender equality working group (GEWG) meeting
On 15th of September,2022, the Investors Council’s gender equality working group (GEWG) meeting was held, with the participation of the UN Women’s representative, Ms. Elene Gabelaia, who provided session on women's empowerment principles (WEPS).
Application and Integration of Artificial Intelligence in Customs Formalities
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) together with the Revenue Service of the Ministry of Finance of Georgia, with the support of the Investors Council is starting the project „Application and Integration of Artificial Intelligence in Customs Formalities”, which will identify and implement appropriate software solutions to further automate Georgia’s customs declarations processes.
Meeting with the Pension Agency
On 1st of July, 2022, the Investors Council members held a meeting with Mr. Giorgi Danelia, the Director of the Pension Agency; Mr. Goga Melikidze, Chief Investment Officer of the Pension Agency and Mr. Levan Verdzeuli, Deputy Chief Investment Officer of the Pension Agency.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is launching Feasibility Study for the development of an Electronic Registry for Factoring Contracts
On the 21st of June, 2022, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is launching the Feasibility Study for the development of an Electronic Registry for Factoring Contracts.
The joint open letter from the Business Associations, members of the Georgian Investors Council, addressed to the President of the European Commission, Dr. Ursula von der Leyen
We are writing to you, on behalf of the Georgian Investors Council, which brings together the biggest business associations in the country, the International Financial Institutions and the economically-oriented components of the Georgian Government. We want to express our strong support for Georgia’s application for membership to the EU.
17th Meeting of the Investors Council
Georgia's EU membership bid and the Investors Council's engagement in implemented and ongoing reforms down this path were the key topics of the 17th meeting of the Investors Council chaired by Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili at the Government Administration on June 7, 2022.
The Law of Georgia on Entrepreneurs awarded for ensuring the highest quality public-private dialogue
On May 25th, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI), with the support of the USAID Economic Governance Program, held a presentation of the report Assessing the Quality of Public-Private Dialogue in the Drafting Normative Acts - 2020-2021.
Meeting with Ms. Claudia Salomon, President of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Court of Arbitration
On May 13th, the Investors Council Secretariat organized a meeting with Ms. Claudia Salomon, President of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Court of Arbitration, which was attended by the IC Members and representatives of the Georgian Business Sector.
The online presentation of The Feasibility Study for the Development of a Port Community System
The Maritime Transport Agency of the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development, with the support of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Investors Council Secretariat, has conducted a feasibility study for the introduction of a Port Community System (PCS) in Georgian ports.
Meeting with Mr. Irakli Nadareishvili and Enterprise Georgia
In order to discuss the current FDI challenges and opportunities in Georgia, as well as the impact of Russia’s war on Ukraine on the Georgian economy, the Investors Council members organized a meeting with Mr. Irakli Nadareishvili, Deputy Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia and the representatives of Enterprise Georgia.
Investors Council’s internal meeting dedicated to Russia’s War on Ukraine
On 10th of March 2022, the Investors Council members held an online internal meeting in order to discuss the impact of Russia’s War on Ukraine on the Georgian Economy and understand what new challenges this may bring to the business climate in order to address them and set new targets for upcoming IC activities.
Meeting with Ms. Nino Tsilosani, the Chair of the Permanent Parliamentary Gender Equality Council of Georgia
On March 2, 2022 the Gender Equality Working Group (GEWG) of the Investors Council organized a meeting between Ms. Nino Tsilosani, the Chair of the Permanent Parliamentary Gender Equality Council (GEC) and the IC members.
The first meeting of the Construction Sector Working Group
In February 2022, the Investors Council formed a working group to address obstacles concerning the construction sector, notably to identify challenges in the construction sector’s regulatory framework and propose solutions to ease operating climate for the private sector.