Presentation of the key findings of the Gender Impact Assessment (GIA) on the Law on Entrepreneurs

08 Apr 2024


On 8th of April, the Investors Council Secretariat hosted the presentation of the key findings of the Gender Impact Assessment (GIA) on the Law on Entrepreneurs. The meeting gathered the IC members, stakeholders, experts, as well as representatives from International Organizations, International Financial Institutions and the private sector.  

After the opening remarks delivered by Ms. Nino Tsilosani, Deputy Chairperson of the Parliament; Mr. Chris Reilly, Head of Georgia Programmes at the British Embassy and Mr. Giorgi Cherkezishvili, Head of Investors Council Secretariat, the floor was given to the speakers of the event- Ms. Ekaterine Skhiladze, Legal and Gender Expert; the representatives of the ISET Policy Institute: Ms. Mariam Lobjanidze, Deputy Practice Head of Macroeconomic Policy and Mr. David Keshelava, Lead Economist.  The meeting was moderated by Ms. Anna Iluridze, Gender Expert at the Investors Council Secretariat.

Along with the recommendations, the presentation provided the overview of the current gender context; international and national frameworks; international experiences; and the results of qualitative and quantitative impact assessments of gender quotas.  At the end of the meeting, the attendees discussed the deliverables and insights of the Gender Impact Assessment.  

Gender Impact Assessment (GIA) of the Law of Georgia on Entrepreneurs, initiated by the Investors Council Secretariat in September 2023, is being implemented by ISET Policy Institute. The financial support is provided by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the UK Government’s Good Governance Fund (GGF).