On August 10, 2018, The Annual Award Ceremony was held to honour outstanding supporters, partners and participants of the Parliamentary Public-Private Dialogue Platform of Georgia. The Annual Awards Ceremony was supported by the Crystal Fund and was hosted by the Executive Chairman of EPDI Mr. Fredrick R. Hyde-Chambers OBE and the International Chairman of EPDI Mr. Keith Young MBE.
Seven representatives of the public and private sectors of Georgia were awarded by the Enterprise and Parliamentary Dialogue International (EPDI) in cooperation with Business and Economic Centre (BEC) and the Parliament of Georgia:
Mr. Irakli Kobakhidze, Chairman of the Parliament, Mr. George Volski, Deputy Chairman of the Parliament and Ms. Natalia Beruashvili, Chief of Party of the USAID Governing for Growth (G4G) in Georgia project were awarded for their gracious contribution towards the development of the Parliamentary Public-Private Dialogue Platform in 2017; Mr. Roman Kakulia, Chairman of the Sector Economy and Economic Policy Committee, Mr. Zurab Tchiaberashvili, MP, member of the Faction “European Georgia – Regions”, Mr. Nikoloz Gagua, Deputy Minister of Finance and Business Association of Georgia were awarded for their outstanding and dedicated cooperation with BEC in the PPD activities in the Parliament of Georgia as well as for their outstanding and dedicated participation in the PPD activities of BEC.
The event was attended by up to 60 supporters, partners and participants of the Parliamentary PPD Platform, among them: Georgian MPs; deputy ministers; the representatives of international organisations, private sector, academia, think tanks and civil society organisations.