Past events

OECD SBA public-private reconciliation meeting in Georgia
On 14 May, the OECD is holding a meeting in the Georgian capital Tbilisi to discuss the 2020 Small Business Act for Europe (SBA) Assessment, organised in the framework of the EU-funded project ‘ EU4Business: From Policies to Action ’. The Small Business Act for Europe (SBA) is an overarching framework for EU policy on SMEs. It aims to improve the approach to entrepreneurship in Europe, simplify...
Georgian Fruits and Berries: Efficiency in Production and Marketing
A conference takes place in Tbilisi on 12 March, on the subject of ‘Georgian Fruits and Berries: Efficiency in Production and Marketing’. The conference is organised by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the European Union (EU) under EU4Business initiative, in partnership with the Ministry of Environment Protection and...
Downtown Tbilisi, Georgia
A first Task Force meeting will take place in Tbilisi on 27 February to discuss the scope of the project on conducting an Investment Policy Review (IPR) of Georgia, carried out by the OECD as part of the EU-funded project ‘ EU4Business: From Policies to Action ’. The Task Force meeting will be chaired by George Kobulia, Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development. The OECD's Head of...
Georgian teas will be represented at the fair
Georgian juice and tea producers will be attending BioFach 2019 – the leading international trade fair for organic products, where the International Trade Centre (ITC) has arranged for them to meet with prospective new clients from the European Union. Two Georgian companies participating in BioFach in Nuremberg on 13-16 February are beneficiaries of the Eastern Partnership Ready to Trade project...
Eastern Partnership Conference - A stronger economy for stronger societies
On 7 December in Vienna, the Austrian Presidency of the European Council is hosting the first high-level annual Eastern Partnership (EaP) conference around the subject of ‘ A stronger economy for stronger societies - Investing in people for sustainable growth ’. Following up on the Eastern Partnership Summit last November, it is now time to take stock of the achievements within the 20...
Eastern Partnership Business Forum 2018
The Eastern Partnership Business Forum 2018 takes place in Vienna on 6 December, organised by the Austrian Presidency of the EU Council . The Forum and B2B Matchmaking platform will be an opportunity for representatives of companies, experts and public institution from EU member states and the EU’s six Eastern partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova, and...
Export strategy development training
The EBRD Advice for Small Businesses programme under the EU4Business initiative is inviting SMEs in Georgia to submit applications to attend a three-day Export Strategy Development training course from 4-6 December in Tbilisi. Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Georgia working to improve their competitiveness to succeed in international markets have the opportunity to benefit from this...
High-Quality Financial Information & Economic Integration
The 2018 Ministerial Conference on ‘ High-Quality Financial Information & Economic Integration ’ will be held on 27 November at the Hofburg Congress Centre in Vienna, with a week of side events before and after the conference. The event is organised by the World Bank's Centre for Financial Reporting Reform and hosted by the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The...
OECD Eurasia Week 2018
OECD Eurasia Week 2018 takes place in Paris on 19-21 November around the theme “OECDeurasia@10: Drawing the Lessons, Shaping the Future” . This year’s Eurasia Week will include a peer review of Azerbaijan on the topics of the SME Roadmap and Inclusive Investment in the Consumer Goods Sector, and a monitoring review of Georgia’s SME Strategy. Both sessions will discuss the reports that the OECD...
Change Management for Consulting
The EBRD and EU4Business are organising a four-day training on ‘Change Management for Consulting’, to be held in Tbilisi on 8-9 November and 17-18 December. The course gives a complete overview of change management for consulting. Participants will learn the change management skills to meet the demands of sophisticated clients and deliver larger and more complex projects. Thecourse also provides...