A two-day Conference was held on the topic of strengthening social partnership in Georgia. The Conference was opened by First Deputy Minister Ketevan Natriashvili. Irakli Petriashvili, Head of Georgian Trade Unions, Oliver Reisner, Representative of the EU in Georgia and other Georgian and foreign experts were among the presenters.
The following topics were discussed as part of a social dialogue:
A statute and a guideline drafts were elaborated by the participants. Importance of active involvement of social partners in vocational education system in order to bring the system closer to the labor market demands was emphasized at the conference. Providing information to Trade Unions, employers, various associations and stakeholders and their recommendations will be important to achieve the abovementioned goal. Bringing closer vocational qualification framework to labor market demands will enable economic development of the country. Development of social dialogue will have a positive reflection on employment possibilities of the citizens.