The progress in implementation of EU Georgia Association Agreement Environment and Sustainable Development

The EU-Georgia Association Agreement signed on June 27, 2014. It establishes the framework for cooperation between Georgia and the European Union. Under the agreement, Georgia undertakes commitment to carry out reforms and gradually harmonize own legislation in the relevant sectors with 300 legal acts of the European Union, including in the environment and sustainable development fields.

The goal of the present report is to assess the fulfillment of commitments under the Association Agreement and the Association Agenda in the environmental sector. 

The report is based on a number of documents, in the Georgian Government’s national action plans for 2014 and 2015 and implementation reports, the Road Map on Approximation with the European Union in a field of environment protection and climate change; For preparation of the report the public information received from relevant government agencies, as well as the expert conclusions and reports and official statements made by various stakeholders.