UNIDO RECP Demonstration Project organized a Forum on Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP) on 21 April, 2016 in Zugdidi city to promote the RECP in the Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti Region.
The event was organized with the kind support of the Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti Regional Office of the Public Defender of Georgia, which made available the meeting room for the project.
The RECP Forum was attended by representatives of small and medium sized enterprises (SME) of the Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti Region, regional and Zugdidi municipal governments, non-governmental organizations, and academia. Representatives of the Georgian Employers Association, organization which cooperates with the project to promote RECP among SME across the country, also attended the forum.
The National Project Coordinator Mr. Malkhaz Adeishvili informed the audience about the Eap GREEN Programme and UNIDO RECP Demonstration Project. The Project expert in RECP Advocacy and Outreach Mrs. Manana Petashvili made a presentation of RECP methods and approaches, and a case on RECP measures implemented in the frames of the UNIDO RECP Demonstration Project. GTU Lecturer and RECP Expert Mr. Jimsher Kerkadze presented RECP assessment outcomes for one of the demonstration enterprises.
The Forum participants demonstrated an interest toward the RECP Demonstration Project. Challenges faced by SME in the Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti Region and development opportunities were discussed by the participants.
The event was covered by local media. Interviews taken with Mr. Malkhaz Adeishvili, UNIDO RECP Project National Coordinator was broadcasted on TV Channel Odishi, and news on the event were published on the web-pages of the radio-channel Atinati and online newspaper Zugdidelebi.ge.
The event was covered by local TV Media: Odishi.ge
Pick TV; Zugdidelebi.ge