On September 11-12, 2018, the McCain Institute and the Economic Policy Research Center (EPRC) co-hosted the 4th annual Tbilisi International Conference in the Georgian capital. This year’s title was “World in 2018: Upside Down?”

The conference aimed to bring together regional experts on security issues, Georgian policymakers, civil society activists, and representatives in the private sector “with a view toward keeping Georgia high on the transatlantic agenda and keeping Georgia on track in its democratic progress and transatlantic aspirations,” according to the McCain Institute.

Victor Kipiani, partner at Mgaloblishvili Kipiani Dzidziguri (MKD) was among participants invited to attend the conference in the framework of which various panel discussions were held concerning global security issues as well as the external and internal challenges Georgia is currently facing. During the event the tribute to Senator John McCain was paid in memory of his great personality and efforts to advance security, economic opportunity, freedom and human dignity. Continue reading

Executive Director of EU-Georgia Business Council, Giorgi Kacharava held a meeting with the Ambassador of Hungary to Georgia, H.E. Dr. Viktória Horváth and Hungarian Business Delegation visiting Georgia.  

High officials from Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Zala County, as well as, representatives of Hungarian business companies from different sectors were participating in the meeting. They discussed perspectives of future cooperation and talked about the business environment in Georgia. In scope of EU-Georgia Business Council’s activities to foster economic cooperation with V4 Countries, Hungarian companies are interested to start and develop business in Georgia, for this purpose they are continuing to consult with EUGBC in this direction. Continue reading



EUGBC Executive Director, Giorgi Kacharava held a meeting with the representatives of Romanian Business Delegation visiting Georgia, During the meeting they discuss issues related to export promotion of Georgian alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, as well as implementation of joint projects. They also talked about the possibilities of temporary legal employment of Georgian citizens to Romania.

Memorandum of Cooperation was signed between the “Georgian National Academy of Sciences” and “EU-Georgia Business Council”. 
The Memorandum aims to provide bilateral cooperation with the introduction of international quality knowledge and scientific technologies in Georgia. The agreement is committed to the joint work of Georgian scientists and specialists abroad. Continue reading