Global Compact Network Georgia Steering Committee Meeting

Global Compact Network Georgia (GCNG) Steering Committee meeting was held on January 17. The Committee members discussed the Action Plan of the GCNG for 2017, organizational issues of the first Network General Meeting (which is to be held on January 27, 2017) visibility strategy of the Network and Global Compact Local Network financing model. The contact person for the Global Compact Network Georgia Salome Zurabishvili presented the overview of the activities in 2016, including local events implemented by the GCNG as well as international events organized by the Headquarters of the Global Compact, which the Local Network participated in. The Committee reviewed the Action Plan for 2017 which covers different activities such as launching GCLN Georgia webpage, organizing workshop on reporting, initiating and implementing joint CSR initiatives, promoting implementation of Women’s Empowerments Principals (WEPs) among GCNG members and connect businesses with CSOs working on women’s rights, organizing annual thematic conference, recruit new members etc. The activities implemented by Civil Development Agency (CiDA) with regard to Corporate Social Responsibility are supported by East-West Management Institute’s (EWMI) ACCESS project through USAID funding.