On January 22-26, 2018 Rondeli Foundation organized the final round of a 5-day training course in Kutaisi for the representatives of local media, NGO and municipality on DCFTA under the framework of the project “Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA) Awareness Raising Trainings for Journalists and Civil Society Organizations”. The training participants were introduced to the following topics: Free Trade and Economic Integration Models, Trade Related Energy Provisions of DCFTA, Trade in Services, Electronic Commerce, Establishment, and Operation of Businesses, Transport Services, Government Procurement and many more.
The participants were awarded with the certificates of successful completion.
Previously, the abovementioned sessions were conducted for the local journalists and the representatives of CSOs in Telavi, Tbilisi, Akhalkalaki, Batumi, Gori and Marneuli.
The project implemented with the financial support of USAID/ Governing for Growth (G4G) in Georgia aimed to enhance the quality of journalists’ reporting on trade and DCFTA as well as improve the capacities of the central and regional NGOs dealing with DCFTA and strengthen the support towards DCFTA-related policy reforms.