“Clean Up Georgia” Project Information of the Meeting held in Tbilisi
On December 30 , 2014, in the framework of the project “Clean U p Georgia – Raising of Public Awareness and Involvement in Solid Waste Management Improvement ” (Phase II) , Georgian Society of Nature Explorers “Or ch is” arranged a Meeting in “Tbilisi-Marriott” Hotel which was attended by Deputy Mayor of Tbilisi Municipality, regional governors, Director of Solid Waste Management Company, representatives of Tbilisi city Council, Embassy of Sweden, National Environment Agency, Technical University of Georgia, Medical Ecological Association, LTDs, NGOs , media and others.
The following issues were discussed at the Workshop: international experience in waste management, planning of waste management, ecological problems connected with the pollution of environment and the impact of polluted environment on human health. The interest among the participants was keen which once more proves that the demand of the society is to live in clean environment and actively participate in the activities directed at the solution of waste problems.
The project “Clean Up Georgia – Raising of Public Awareness and Involvement in Solid Waste Management Improvement ” (Phase II) is being carried out by a consortium of NGOs consisting of Georgian Society of Nature Explorers “Orchis”, Greens Movement of Georgia/Friends of the Earth-Georgia and “Eco-Vision”, Union of Sustainable Development, with the financial support of the Government of Sweden.