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The OECD and the Government of Georgia are both committed to holding OECD Eurasia Week 2022 in person in Tbilisi

Ensuring the safety and health of all delegates is a critical priority for both the OECD and the Government of Georgia. The event will be conducted under strict sanitary protocols based on international guidelines and local regulations in response to the evolving situation.

OECD Eurasia Week 2022

Weathering the Economic Storms 

Tbilisi, Georgia   Upcoming

OECD Eurasia Week, the regular ministerial-level meeting of the OECD Eurasia Competitiveness Programme, will be held in Tbilisi, Georgia, co‑hosted by the Government of Georgia and the Organisation for Economic Co‑operation and Development (OECD).

OECD Eurasia Week is a high-level platform for the exchange of views and experiences on the major economic challenges facing the region. Ministerial-level Plenary sessions will explore policies for building a resilient and sustainable recovery by identifying innovative solutions to common challenges in such areas as digitalisation, entrepreneurship, green growth, sustainable infrastructure. 

This will mark the second time that OECD Eurasia Week is held in the region, bringing together high-level policy makers from Eurasia and OECD countries, as well as representatives of international and regional organisations, civil society, academia and business.

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Meeting breakdown:

 

  • Keynote Addresses: the Prime Minister of Georgia and the Secretary-General of the OECD
  • Plenary I - Recovery, Reconstruction and Resilience: Overcoming the Shocks of War and Pandemic
  • Plenary II - Addressing the Climate Crisis: Building Sustainable Infrastructure in Eurasia
  • Ministerial Session of the Steering Committees Meeting of the OECD Eurasia Competitiveness Programme
  • Special Session of the OECD Eurasia Competitiveness Roundtable: Promoting SME Digitalisation
  • Georgia’s session: Today’s Start-ups, Tomorrow’s SMEs
  • Side Events:
    • Kicking off the Small Business Act for Europe Assessment 2022-23 in the Eastern Partner Countries
    • Boosting Cyber Resilience (co-organised by Lithuania)
    • Presentation of Centres of Government Study (SIGMA)  
  • Back-to-Back Event: Annual Meeting of the GREEN Action Task Force

Policy Dialogue

OECD Eurasia Week includes several high-level policy dialogue discussions to share best practices and experiences in addressing common challenges in the region.

 

Roundtable

The OECD Eurasia Competitiveness Roundtable was established in 2013 as a joint platform between OECD members and Eurasia partner countries to carry out peer reviews in the framework of the OECD Eurasia Competitiveness Programme.