Inception workshop was conducted on the project Alignment of National Action Programme and Reporting Process under UNCCD Process at the Conference Hall of the Ministry of Environment Protection.
The main goal of the workshop was to introduce the project aims and outputs to the stakeholders; moreover, to discuss necessary implementation steps, approaches and measures to update the Georgian National Report in order to introduce it to the Convention to Combat Desertification.
The National Workshop was attended by all stakeholders of the country, such as governmental entities, including National focal points for CCD, academic institutions, non-governmental sectors, etc.
Following issues were addressed during the workshop:
· Alignment of National Action Programme with the 10 year strategy under the UNCCD;
· Introduction the national report submission process;
· Introduction of the already submitted information;
· Presentation of the ongoing and recently finalized projects linked to the implementation of UNCCD.
As a result of the workshop, the project was introduced to the different stakeholders together with the project implementation Steering Committee; the national report has been reviewed and additional information gathered for updating the report