Conference on the regional and local development issues
24 October 2016
Deputy Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure Tengiz Shergelashvili and UNDP Resident Representative in Georgia Neil Scott opened the two-day conference related to regional and local development issues.
Results of the SGP over the 2015-16 have been summarized on the conference. The grants allowed NGOs and community organizations to implement the projects aimed to increase civic engagement and socio-economic development of the country. The program included 6 regions - Guria, Racha-Kvemo Svaneti, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, Kvemo Kartli, Mtskheta-Mtianeti and Imereti.
Together with the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure, "Civil Development Agency" (CIDA) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the Swiss Cooperation Office (SCO) and the Austrian Development Agency (ADC) were actively involved during the process of the program implementation.