Environmental Performance Reviews: Georgia

Second Review

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This is the second EPR of Georgia published by UNECE. The report takes stock of the progress made by Georgia in the management of its environment since the country was first reviewed in 2001. It assesses the implementation of the recommendations in the first review (Annex I). It also covers nine issues of importance to Georgia concerning policymaking, planning and implementation, the financing of environmental policies and projects, and the integration of environmental concerns into economic sectors, in particular water management, waste management, risk management and forestry. The main outcome of the EPR is the recommendations, which were elaborated by the Expert Group, peer reviewed, discussed with a high-level delegation from Georgia and adopted by the UNECE Committee on Environmental Policy on 15 March 2010.




The second Environmental Performance Review (EPR) of Georgia began in May 2009 with a preparatory mission. During this mission, the final structure of the report was discussed and established. A review mission took place from 28 September 2009 - 7 October 2009. The team of international experts taking part included experts from Bulgaria, Germany and Portugal, as well as from the secretariats of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the United Nation International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE).


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