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Outcomes and activities


Review of legislation on environmental impact assessment of Georgia with regard to implementation of the Espoo Convention, January 2014

Report on analysis of the existing  elements and gaps in the national legislation of Georgia related to implementation of the Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment to the Espoo Convention, October 2014

Detailed plans:

Plan for drafting of the law on EIA and SEA (see annex 1)


National round-table on Legal Implementation of the Espoo Convention in Georgia, Tbilisi 4 November 2013

Start-up workshop for the development of a new law on EIA and SEA in Georgia, Tbilisi 25-26 August, 2014

Drafting workshop, Tbilisi 19 November 2014

Study tour in the Czech Republic ‘Application of Strategic Environmental Assessment at the national level in the field of urban planning, waste management, agriculture and energy sector’, 1-5 December 2014

Advisory mission to supervise the preparation of the draft Law on EIA and SEA and coordination of the activities with the GIZ project on cumulative effects from the HPP, Tbilisi 29 January 2015

National round-table to discuss the first draft law on EIA and SEA in Georgia, Tbilisi 19 May 2015

Public hearing on the draft law on EIA and SEA in Georgia, Tbilisi 20 May 2015

Training Workshop on practical application of strategic environmental assessment in Georgia, Tbilisi, 21 - 22 September 2015

Public scoping consultations meeting, Tbilisi, 22 September 2015

Final round-table meeting to support development of a new law on environmental impact assessment and strategic environmental assessment in Georgia, Tbilisi 23 - 24 September 2015

SEA on the Waste Management Strategy and Action Plan: Public Consultation Workshop, Tbilisi, 30 October 2015

Enhancing strategic environmental assessment in selected countries of Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia; Sub-regional conference, Kakheti, 2 November 2015

Training of trainers workshop for practical application of SEA in EaP GREEN Countries, Kakheti, 3 - 6 November 2015

Developing Strategic Environmental Assessment system in Georgia. Meeting for the high level officials to promote benefits of SEA, Kakheti, 11 December 2015

Initial meeting of the working group on Guidelines on practical application of SEA in Georgia, Tbilisi, 2 March 2016

Training workshop on SEA scoping, Tbilisi, 19 April 2016

Training workshop on SEA quality assurance / quality control, Tbilisi, 28 November 2016

Awareness raising workshop on SEA for Planning Authorities and Consultants, Tbilisi, 30 November - 1 December 2016

Final EaP GREEN event on SEA and EIA component, Tbilisi, 26 April 2017

Training workshop on practical application of Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA), Tbilisi, 27 April 2017