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Parliament to harmonise with EU demands

Friday, October 10
The prospect of being granted a free trade regime with the EU has placed new challenges before the Georgian administration.

The Secretary General of the Georgia – EU business chamber Kote Zaldastanishvili has stated that the country has to ratify two conventions: the Cartagena Protocol on Bio Security and the UN Convention against Corruption. It also has to amend the Georgian labour code and the International Labour Organisation must then subsequently inform the European Commission that the Georgian labour code is in compliance with international standards.

Signing the Cartagena Protocol will close Georgia’s borders to genetically modified products and signing the UN Convention on Corruption will give the country extra tools with which to combat corruption. MP Vakhtang Balavadze is sure that Parliament will be able to adopt all the necessary documents.