On 26 April (15:00 to 17:30 Georgian time) the Georgian National Hub of the Common Maritime Agenda for the Black Sea hosted a national workshop entitled 'Integration of sustainable blue economy in Georgian national economy', with the support of the Black Sea Assistance Mechanism.
The event discussed the development of the blue economy, as an essential sector for the sustainable development of Georgia’s economy. It gathered and actively involved governmental organisations, the private sector and civil society to discuss the challenges and opportunities for the sustainable integration of the blue economy in Georgia.
Patrizia Busolini [DG Maritime Affaires and Fisheries, EC]
Tools and mechanisms for promoting sustainable development of Black Sea blue economy
Natia Miminoshvili [CMA GE National Hub]
Salome Kobaidze [Representative of SRIA from the TSU, Georgia]
Professor Eden Mamut [Black Sea Universities Network]
Nodar Dzidzikashvili [Strategic Innovation Agency]
Discussion 1 – Black Sea environment: prevention of marine pollution, marine biodiversity in Georgia
Mamuka Gvilava [Project DOORS coordinator in Georgia]
Ramaz Miqeladze [Fishery, Aquaculture and marine biodiversity department, Georgian National Environmental Agency]
Discussion 2 – Support SMEs and start-ups to boost innovation, digitalization and investment in the Black Sea blue economy of Georgia
Ilze Atanasova [Maritime cluster Bulgaria, CMA BG National Hub]
Jaba Tarimanashvili [Trans Logistic LLC Maritime and Freight Forwarding services]
Event recordings: Click here