Vice Prime Minister of Georgia, Minister of Education and Science – Aleksandre Jejelava met with the representatives of the US Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) management team – Fatema Z. Sumar, Deputy Vice President of Millennium Challenge Corporation, and Jonathan Brux, Managing Director of the Corporation. The meeting was attended by Magda Maghradze, Executive Director of Millennium Challenge Account - Georgia and Gener Edelman, the Head of the Representative Office of the Millennium Challenge Corporation in Georgia.
During the meeting, the parties discussed the educational projects successfully implemented within the second Millenium Compact. Progress and accomplishments of professional and higher education projects of the Millennium Compact were positively assessed.
The second, 140 million USD Compact (grant) of the US Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) entered into force in 2014, which envisaged development of human capital in Georgia in general, professional and higher education in engineering, technological and natural sciences. The Compact is implemented by the Millennium Challenge Account - Georgia.