Online Discussion: Establishing an Eastern Climate Partnership: Lessons from EU-Georgia Cooperation on Climate Change

Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) in partnership with CEPS has launched a series of online discussions 'EaP Beyond 2020' to reflect on prospects of Eastern Partnership policy.

The first online discussion- 'Establishing an Eastern Climate Partnership: Lessons from EU-Georgia Cooperation on Climate Change' will take place on July 13 (10 am, CET) and will focus on the EU-Georgia cooperation on climate. The discussion will be opened by Kornely Kakachia, Director of Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) and Michael Emerson, Associate Senior Research Fellow at the CEPS and the leader of the "3 DCFTAs" Project. 

During the discussion, Bram De Botselier, Academic Assistant, College of Europe will present the findings of the policy paper ‘Establishing an Eastern Climate Partnership to Enhance Global Ambition: Lessons from EU-Georgia Cooperation on Climate Change’. Ms. Šarūnė Kubiliūtė, Deputy Head of Mission Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania to Georgia will discuss EU - Georgia cooperation on climate change, while Ms. Maia Tskhvaradze, Acting Head of the Climate Change Division of the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia will reflect on Georgia’s commitments and harmonization process under the EU-Georgia Association Agreement.

The presentations will be followed by the Q/A session allowing online discussion participants to ask questions to the panelists. The working language of the online discussion will be English.

The discussion will be moderated by Dr. Irina Kustova, Researcher at the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS).

Download the agenda by clicking the link above.

To attend the online discussion, please, register in advance using this link: