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Leading the Way Towards a Democratic European Future (Tbilisi, Georgia, 10-12 December 2018)

Radisson Blu Iveria Hotel, 1 Rose Revolution Square
Parliament of Georgia, 8 Shota Rustaveli Avenue (11 December, first half of the day)

Please note that only invited organisations can attend the event

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Group sessions [clear filter]
Tuesday, December 11

2:00pm CET

Parallel Working Group meetings (see exact location below)
  • WG1“Democracy, human rights, good governance and stability” meeting, Stakeholder: Sinziana Poiana, Policy Officer, Civil Society Support, Directorate-General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations, DG NEAR (Plenary, Ballroom 2 & 3)
  • WG2 “Economic integration and convergence with EU policies” and WG5 “Social and Labour policies and social dialogue” meeting (Ballroom 1)
  • WG3 “Environment, climate change and energy security” meeting, Stakeholder: Maia Javakhishvili, Deputy Head, Environment and Climate Change Department and Tamar Aladashvili, Director, Environmental Information and Education Centre, Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia (Meeting Room 5)
  • WG4 “Contacts between people” meeting, Stakeholder: Marta Wytrykowska, Policy Officer, Eastern Partnership Division, European External Action Service, EEAS (Meeting Room 6)

The session will present the modalities of operation of WGs and include a structured-networking part. The members will exchange opinions with the stakeholders and develop the EaP CSF contribution to the EaP events happening in 2019.

Tuesday December 11, 2018 2:00pm - 6:00pm CET
Radisson Blu Iveria Hotel 1 Rose Revolution Square, Tbilisi, Georgia

8:30pm CET

Parallel night owl sessions (see exact location below)
  • Implementing Open Government Partnership in EaP countries – civil society perspective (Ballroom 1)

This panel discussion will provide a platform for CSOs from all EaP countries to exchange research findings and experience on the nexus between open government, accountability and good governance, facilitated by the results of the EaP CSF re-granting project “Civil society for combating corruption and promotion open governance in the EaP countries”. What results have the CSOs achieved in opening governments and anti-corruption efforts within the OGP multistakeholder approach?

Elena Fileeva, Lawyer, Article 42 of the Constitution, Georgia
Svitlana Shevchenko, International Centre for Policy Studies (ICPS), Ukraine
Gubad Ibadoghlu, Chairman, Public Initiatives Centre (PIC), Azerbaijan

Moderator: Giorgi Kldiashvili, Founding Member and Executive Director, Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI), OGP Steering Committee member, Georgia

  • Post visa-free agenda of the EaP countries for better civil society cooperation in justice, freedom and security (Meeting Room 6)

The event will focus on the achievements, challenges and lessons learned during the visa liberalisation process and will focus on how to strengthen the civil society efforts to make the reforms in justice, freedom and security stable and to provide effective implementation the criteria under post liberalisation monitoring in Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine.

Gogita Gvedashvili, Director of the EU Programs, Georgian Center for Security and Development (GCSD)
Iulian Groza, Executive Director, European Integration Policy Moderator, Institute for European Policies and Reforms (IPRE), Moldova
Alexandra Stiglmayer, General Secretary and Senior Analyst, European Stability Initiative (ESI), Germany

Iryna Sushko, Executive Director, Civic Organization “Europe without Barriers”, Ukraine

Moderator: Krzysztof Mrozek, Coordinator, Stefan Batory Foundation, Poland

  • Гендерный мейнстриминг в деятельности ФГО ВП – Gender mainstreaming in EaP CSF (in Russian, Meeting Room 1)

The aim of this is session to provide an overview of gender aspects of the Forum’s activities: looking for opportunities and identification of challenges:
  • Presentation of intermediate results of investigation on the role of National Platforms within National Gender mechanisms
  • Identifying person or organisation concerned with gender mainstreaming within National Platforms
  • Joint development of action plans on gender mainstreaming within National Platforms
  • Expansion of National Platforms’ gender experts network (GenNET) with further formalisation of this experts’ network

Tuesday December 11, 2018 8:30pm - 10:00pm CET
Radisson Blu Iveria Hotel 1 Rose Revolution Square, Tbilisi, Georgia