This event is organised by the Sweden Alumni Network in partnership with The Greens Movement of Georgia / Friends of the Earth – Georgia. The event is open to alumni of all Swedish universities.

Date: 22 March
Time: 9:30-14:00
Venue: The Biltmore Hotel Tbilisi, 29, Rustaveli Ave.
Contact: Davit Mikeladze 
Registration: alumnigeorgia(a)


09:30 Registration

10:00 Welcome Remarks:
Davit Mikeladze – Member of Executive Board. Sweden Alumni Network Georgia
Nino Tandilashvili – Deputy Minister. Ministry of Environment Protection and Agriculture
Sweden supporting implementation of sustainable development goals in Georgia – Molly Lien – Head of Development Co-operation, the Embassy of Sweden
Nino Enukidze – Deputy Minister. Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development

10:30 Review of draft Water Law from perspective of commitments undertaken within the Association Agreement between Georgia and the EU – Marina Makarova – Ministry of Environment Protection and Agriculture, Head of Water Resources Management Division

10:50 Regulatory Impact Assessment of new regulations in water legislation – Eliso Barnovi – Expert

11:00 Coffee-break

11:30 Water consumption tariff policy in Georgia – Davit Narmania – Chairperson of the Georgian National Energy and Water Supply Regulatory Commission

11:40 Implementation of SDG6 in Georgia – Aleko Mindurashvili – Ministry of Environment Protection and Agriculture, Water Resources Manage

11:50 Climate change impact on water resources (example of the river Aragvi) –

12:00 Qualitative indicators of water resources – Marina Arabidze – Head of Environmental Pollution Monitoring Department, National Environmental Agency

12:10 Global Water Partnership in Georgia – Giorgi Dzamukashvili – Chairperson of the Water Partnership Georgia

12:20 Integrated Water Resource Management and River Basin Management in the framework of EUWI + Project
Zurab Jincharadze – Expert
Sophio Akhobadze – Regional Environment Center (REC Caucasus)

12:30 Water Innovation – Maria Sätherström Lantz – WIN Water

12:40 Hydro Energy Strategy – Davit Sharikadze – Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development, Head of Energy Policy Department

12:50 Melioration and Irrigation Systems – Baadur Ukleba – Hydrologist

13:00 Discussion and Closing Remarks (mderator Nino Chkhobadze)

14:00 Lunch