The Georgian government has amended its national waste management strategy and approved a new action plan, boosting the scope and ambition of the country’s policies in managing waste.
The update to the National Waste Management Strategy and the preparation of the New National Action Plan were formally approved this month, and were achieved with technical support from the EU-funded EU4Environment Programme.
The amended National Waste Management Strategy 2016-2030 aims to define the waste management policy and goals at the national level for 15 years and seeks to ensure the best international experience in the process of developing a waste management system in Georgia, through gradual convergence with the goals and objectives of the European waste management policy.
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JSC Liberty Bank announces the appointment of Mr. George Gvazava as acting Chief Risk Officer effective 3rd of June, 2022. Mr. Gvazava will take over from Mr. Abashidze.
Mr. George Gvazavais finance professional with extensive experience in banking and risk management.
Mr. Gvazava has a successful track record of working with the leading financial institutions in Georgia for more than 15 years. Mr. Gvazava started as a Credit Analyst at VTB Bank Georgia and since then held various management and top management positions. Prior to joining JSC Liberty Bank, Mr. Gvazava was the Head of Risk Department at VTB Bank Georgia.
Mr. Gvazava holds an MBA degree from Edinburgh Business School (EBS).
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The development of a river basin management plan (RBMP) in the Alazani River Basin was the focus of a workshop held in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi on 5 June.
Organised by the International Office for Water within the framework of the EU-funded “European Union Water Initiative Plus for the Eastern Partnership” (EUWI+ East) project, the event focused on the main principles and objectives of river basin management, from planning to implementation.
It also served as a platform for coordination between various actors in RBMP development , including surface and groundwater delineation teams. The workshop was attended by the relevant representatives of the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture and the National Environmental Agency of Georgia. Their counterparts s from Azerbaijan responsible for RBMP, as well as representatives of the contracted companies working on the development of the RBMP and surface and groundwater delineation teams from Georgia and Azerbaijan also attended the event.
The EUWI+ East project helps Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine to bring their legislation closer to EU policy in the field of water management, with a main focus on the management of trans-boundary river basins. It supports the development and implementation of pilot river basin management plans, building on the improved policy framework and ensuring strong participation of local stakeholders.
With a total budget of €24.8 million, the project spans a five-year period from 2016 to 2020, aiming to improve the management of water resources, in particular trans-boundary rivers, and developing tools to improve the quality and availability of water in the long term.