Tuesday, 17 March

OECD Eurasia Competitiveness Programme Steering Committees
Reflection on the proposed priority areas to be addressed by the Programme’s new mandate for 2021-25
(By invitation only)

OECD Eurasia Competitiveness Roundtable Peer Review

  • Republic of Moldova: Business Linkages in Food Processing

Thematic Session: Regional Development Policy
Discussion on the impacts of spatial trends, place-based policies and effective multi-level governance to ensure regional development in a rapidly changing world

Welcome Cocktail
(By invitation only)

Wednesday, 18 March

OECD Eurasia Competitiveness Roundtable Peer Reviews

  • Kyrgyzstan: Business Development Services
  • Ukraine: SME Strategy
  • Belarus: Business Development Services and High-growth Enterprises
  • Mongolia: Access to Finance

Thematic Session: Realigning Skills for Tomorrow’s Economy
Discussion will focus on the merits of investing into STEM education, as well as promoting Vocational Education Training (VET) and work-based learning in the Digital economy


Georgian Wine, Art and Delicacies 
(By invitation only)

Thursday, 19 March

Keynote Address 

  • OECD Secretary-General
  • Prime Minister of Georgia

Plenary Session: 

  • Economies in Motion: From Strategy to Action

Parallel Ministerial Sessions

  • SME Policy Index: Eastern Partner Countries 2020
  • Legal Environment for Business in Central Asia

Georgia Session: Today’s Start-ups, Tomorrow’s SMEs


Cultural Gala Dinner hosted by the Government of Georgia 
(By invitation only)