Within the framework of the project "National Congress of the European Union in Georgia", the experts of the Foundation went on a study visit to the Slovak Republic

On September 8, in the framework of the study visit the Georgian experts from the Levan Mikeladze Foundation Natalia Shatirishvili, Giorgi Mukhigulishvili, and Deputy Head of Energy Reforms and International Relations Departments Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia, Margalita Arabidze, met with the chairman of the Regulatory Office for network industries together with directors of the Office´s units. They have presented the development of current regulation in Slovakia and the regulatory perspectives about deregulation, decarbonization, and digitalization. Ministry of Environment presented the Slovak climate change framework and its interaction with the energy framework. Representatives from the Ministry of the Environment described the Slovak climate change framework and spoke about its interaction with the energy framework.

On September 9, Georgian experts met representatives of the Slovak Association of Photovoltaic Industry and Renewables (SAPI), the Central European Energy Conference CEEC organized by SFPA, the Slovak Green Building Council (SKGBC), and the Slovak Gas and Oil Association (SPNZ). The following energy issues were discussed at the meetings: energy mix, challenges and security, regulatory framework, and green buildings.

The Levan Mikeladze Foundation, in cooperation with the Research Center of the Slovak Foreign Policy Association (SFPA), is implementing the project “National Convention of the European Union in Georgia.” The project is funded by SlovakAid and Friedrich Ebert Foundation.