28.03.2012 12:14
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NPAC members discussed ENPI FLEG implementation in Georgia

NPAC members discussing Program implementation in Georgia. Photo by M.Kavtarishvili

On January 26, 2012 the Georgian Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources hosted the ENPI FLEG Program National Advisory Committee (NPAC) meeting.

The meeting was attended by Ms. Mariam Valishvili, the First Deputy Minister of Energy and Natural Resources of Georgia and NPAC Chairman,  the committee members from the state and non-governmental sector, as well as Ms. Camilla Aberg from the European Commission delegation to Georgia.

Ms. Mariam Valishvili gave a speech about the implementation of the Program in Georgia and its importance for the county. “The existence of such Program is significant for Georgia. It shows the consideration of the European Union for the country. Moreover, it paves the way for other projects carried out by the European Union in the country”.

The representatives of the three implementing organizations of the Program, the World Bank, IUCN and WWF, presented the activities carried out and the publications produced in the framework of the Program. They also discussed the ongoing and planned activities at national, as well as at regional level. The State and non-governmental sector representatives showed appreciation of the Program and made valuable suggestions for its planned activities.

For more information on the ENPI FLEG Program in Georgia please, contact Ms. Ekaterine Otarashvili: ekaterine.otarashvili@iucn.org