A meeting was held at MCC, the members of the Georgian delegation Tamar Sanikidze, Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Deputy Minister Giorgi Sharvashidze, Giorgi Tabuahsvili, First Deputy Minister of Finance and Magda Maghradze, Executive Director of MCA-Georgia were hosted by Daniel Johannes, Executive Director of MCC and Vice President Cameron Cann.
The goal of the meeting was to discuss current status of the Second Compact implementation and preliminary works necessary fot the Compact to enter force.
140 million USD Compact Agreement signed in 2013 between MCC and the Government of Georgia aims at fighting poverty, promotion of economic growth with the help of general, technical, higher and vocational education development. MCA Georgia is implementing the Second Compact.
International and local studies have shown that one of the major hindering factors of the economic growth in Georgia is the lack of qualified cadres, especially in engineering and natural schiences.