Tbilisi: The Committee on Environmental Protection and Natural Resources of the Parliament of Georgia held the regular public consultation of the Green Book of the Georgian Climate Change Law in Kutaisi, Akaki Tsereteli State University.
The Green Book of Climate Change Law includes international commitments made by Georgia, current national policy, analysis of the impact of climate change on Georgia, future risks and international examples of climate law and obligations.
The consultation was attended by representatives of municipalities, non-governmental and community organizations, students and stakeholders. It is noteworthy that the meeting was held in a hybrid format in order to promote maximum participation in the public consultations.
The “Green Book” of Georgian Climate Change Law was developed by the Environmental Protection and Natural Resources Committee of the Parliament of Georgia, with the support of the Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) and the United Kingdom.
Notably, the purpose of creating the this book is to start a wide public discussion and consultation for the development of Georgia’s climate change law.
Following the opinions received during the consultations, the “White Book” of the Climate Change Law will be developed, which will outline the main principles of the Georgian Climate Change Law.
The Public consultations are carried out with the involvement of environmental information and education centre (EIEC) of Georgia.
The Green Book Public Consultation meeting was attended by Tamar Aladashvili, Director of the Center for Environmental Information and Education, along with Zviad Shalamberidze Chaduneli, the Head of the Westminster Foundation for Democracy Program.