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Introducing Short-Cycle Educational Programs in Georgia

05-Dec-2018

Introducing Short-Cycle Educational Programs in Georgia

On December 5, a stakeholder workshop was held under the UK Government’s Good Governance Fund (GGF) in order to support the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of Georgia (MoESCS) in the implementation of SCEPs in Georgian education system.VET program...

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Discussing the Challenges Facing SMEs Seeking Access to Finance

29-Nov-2018

Discussing the Challenges Facing SMEs Seeking Access to Finance

On November 29, Giorgi Khishtovani, Director at PMC Research, presented the main findings and recommendations of –research entitled “Leveraging SME Finance through Value Chains in Georgia” in Astana, Kazakhstan.The research is focused on studying the challenges facing S...

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Presenting New and Simplified Financial Reporting Standards to SMEs

23-Nov-2018

Presenting New and Simplified Financial Reporting Standards to SMEs

On November 21-22, an informative-consultative meeting of 4th category enterprise representatives took place in Batumi and Telavi. The event was intended to increase awareness of representatives of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) regarding new financial repor...

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Supporting Intellectual Property Rights Reform in Ukraine

20-Nov-2018

Supporting Intellectual Property Rights Reform in Ukraine

We are collaborating with the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine (MoEDT) to implement reforms to the state management of intellectual property (IP) rights.The main aim of the project is to enhance Ukraine’s performance in managing IP and to develop a ...

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Better Skills for Better Jobs – Developing Employment and Vocational Education System in Georgia

16-Nov-2018

Better Skills for Better Jobs – Developing Employment and Vocational Education System in Georgia

On November 15, the Delegation of the European Union to Georgia and the Government of Georgia summarized four years of cooperation aimed at developing the Employment and Vocational Education and Training (EVET) system in Georgia.The summary focused on highlighting the a...

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Sharing Georgia’s Successful Reforms with Ukrainian Delegation

14-Nov-2018

Sharing Georgia’s Successful Reforms with Ukrainian Delegation

On November 9, David Lezhava, Public Policy Sector Director at PMCG, delivered a presentation and shared Georgia’s experience of introducing economic reforms and innovations in the public sector to a delegation from Ukraine. “The focus was placed on the continuous and c...

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Chinese Academy for Fiscal Sciences Set for Cooperation with Tbilisi State University and Academy of the Ministry of Finance of Georgia

13-Nov-2018

Chinese Academy for Fiscal Sciences Set for Cooperation with Tbilisi State University and Academy of the Ministry of Finance of Georgia

On November 6, PMC Research organized a meeting between the Chinese Academy of Fiscal Sciences (CAFS) and Tbilisi State University (TSU), with the aim of introducing these two institutions to each other and discussing collaboration opportunities. As a result of the meet...

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PMCG Shortlisted to Support Tajikistan and Kyrgyz Republic to Improve Municipal Infrastructure

12-Nov-2018

PMCG Shortlisted to Support Tajikistan and Kyrgyz Republic to Improve Municipal Infrastructure

We are pleased to announce that we have been shortlisted by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), as part of a consortium led by HPC AG, to implement its Municipal Infrastructure Programme in the Republic of Tajikistan and the Kyrgyz Republic.Our ...

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Hosting Delegation from China to Start Collaboration

08-Nov-2018

Hosting Delegation from China to Start Collaboration

On November 6-7, PMC Research hosted a delegation from China, comprising high-ranking officials from the Chinese Academy for Fiscal Sciences (CAFS). The aim of the visit was to discuss the prospects of future collaboration between the two institutions.During the meeting...

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Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan Make Significant Progress in the World Bank’s Doing Business Ranking 2019

05-Nov-2018

Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan Make Significant Progress in the World Bank’s Doing Business Ranking 2019

We congratulate the Governments of Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan with their countries’ substantial improvements in the World Bank’s Doing Business Ranking 2019. Azerbaijan has moved from 57th place in 2018 to 25th place, and is among the ten economies to have made the ...

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Issue 107: Georgia in International Rankings in 2018

12-Dec-2018

Issue 107: Georgia in International Rankings in 2018

Georgia was ranked 66th among 140 countries in the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Index1 in 2018. During 2010-2018 Georgia’s position in the ranking was improving, except one year. In 2018, compared to 2017, Georgia’s position in the ranking improved by 1 place...

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Issue 106: Foreign Direct Investment, January-June 2018

18-Sep-2018

Issue 106: Foreign Direct Investment, January-June 2018

Analysis of the preliminary data on FDI for the first half of 2018 revealed the following general findings: The financial, energy, and construction sectors attracted the most FDI; Azerbaijan, the United Kingdom, and the Netherlands were the largest investing countries for Geo...

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Issue 105: External Trade, January-June 2018

03-Aug-2018

Issue 105: External Trade, January-June 2018

The first half of 2018 produced some interesting figures regarding Georgia’s external trade. Even though the existing data is only preliminary, the analysis thereof unveils some curious results. Georgia’s exports and imports reached their highest point for the observed period of ...

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PMCG, in consortium with QED Group, is conducting a performance evaluation of USAID Iraq’s Administrative Reform Project (Tarabot), which aims to support the Government of Iraq (GoI) to achieve its strategic goal of improving the functions of public institutions, and the quality of service delivery through better governance and improved management of human and fiscal resources.

Start Date:
October, 2016
End Date: February, 2017
Region: Middle East
Country: Iraq
Client: 

Government of Iraq

Origin of Funding:

USAID

 

The project covers Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan and aims to increase the competitiveness of Central Asian economies in order to increase exports in horticulture and improve transport and logistics sectors that operate regionally, to reduce the time and cost of trading across borders, and to create or maintain jobs.

Start Date:
October, 2016
End Date: September, 2021
Region: Central Asia
Country: Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
Client: 

Governments of Central Asia

Origin of Funding:

USAID

 

PMCG, as part of the consortium led by Tetra Tech ARD, within the USAID-funded program “Good Governance Initiative (GGI)”, is providing support to Batumi City Municipality to develop its 2017 priority-based program budget and citizens’ guide.

Start Date:
September, 2016
End Date: February, 2017
Region: Caucasus
Country: Georgia
Client: 

Government of Georgia

Origin of Funding:

USAID/GGI

 

The aim of the project is to support the Government of Kosovo (GoK) to successfully implement its 2015-2018 program, which is being implemented under the USAID Partnership for Development (PFD) program and is focused on creating a business-friendly, regionally competitive business environment that will attract foreign investment to Kosovo.

Start Date:
November, 2016
End Date: December, 2016
Region: Eastern Europe and Balkans
Country: Kosovo
Client: 

Government of Kosovo

Origin of Funding:

USAID

 

PMCG in consortium with Geographics, led by Ecorys Netherlands B.V. under the project funded by the World Bank, is providing assistance to the municipalities of Georgia to support decentralization and facilitation of local self-government reforms.

Start Date:
November, 2016
End Date: June, 2019
Region: Caucasus
Country: Georgia
Client: 

Municipal Development Fund of Georgia

Origin of Funding:

World Bank

 

PMCG is engaged in a framework contract awarded by the European Commission in the consortium led by ADE under lot 11 – Macro-economy, public finance and statistics. The aim of this assignment is to provide assistance to the Center for Analysis and Communication of Economic Reforms under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan in reforming fiscal policy and legal framework.

Start Date:
November, 2016
End Date: August, 2017
Region: Caucasus
Country: Azerbaijan
Client: 

Center for Analysis and Communication of Economic Reforms under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Origin of Funding:

European Commission

 

PMCG, as part of a consortium led by Tetra Tech ARD, in the USAID-funded program “Good Governance Initiative (GGI)”, is providing support to the State Audit Office (SAO) of Georgia to increase the capacity of the SAO by improving its communication policy.

Start Date:
November, 2016
End Date: January, 2017
Region: Caucasus
Country: Georgia
Client: 

Government of Georgia

Origin of Funding:

USAID/GGI

 

PMCG is being subcontracted by Mendez England & Associates (ME&A), to develop an organizational strategy for the Electricity Systems Commercial Operator (ESCO), under the USAID/Georgia Human and Institutional Capacity Development 2020 (HICD 2020) program.

Start Date:
November, 2016
End Date: May, 2017
Region: Caucasus
Country: Georgia
Client: 

Electricity Systems Commercial Operator (ESCO)

Origin of Funding:

USAID/HICD 2020

 

PMCG, as part of a consortium led by Tetra Tech ARD, under the USAID-funded program “Good Governance Initiative (GGI)” is supporting the State Audit Office (SAO) of Georgia to assess the needs of the Public Audit Institute (PAI).

Start Date:
November, 2016
End Date: January, 2017
Region: Caucasus
Country: Georgia
Client: 

Government of Georgia

Origin of Funding:

USAID/GGI

 

PMCG, as part of the consortium led by Tetra Tech ARD, under the framework of the USAID-funded program “Good Governance Initiative (GGI)”, is providing support to the Civil Service Bureau of Georgia to enhance the capacity of the Government of Georgia’s (GoG) civil servants as future trainers on the Law on Civil Service.

Start Date:
September, 2016
End Date: October, 2016
Region: Caucasus
Country: Georgia
Client: 

Government of Georgia

Origin of Funding:

USAID/GGI

 

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