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Conference on Prospects of Statistical Division of Georgia in Line with NUTS Eurostat Methodology

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On 1-3 May 2019 Conference on Prospects of Statistical Division of Georgia in Line with NUTS Eurostat Methodology was held in Tbilisi. The event was organized by the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia with the support of the European Union. the workshop gathered concerned stakeholders to discuss the prospects of introduction of NUTS classification in Georgia.
The aim of the conference was to identify the prospects for gradual approximation of the Georgian territorial development tools with the EU Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics (NUTS) and its forms. The conference was opened with the brief update on the Regional policy in Georgia and NUTS, which was followed by recent works of GEOSTAT, presenting available statistical data in the context of regional policy needs.
The conference was attended by two international experts delivering presentations to Georgian officials the NUTS methodology and its practical application in two Members States: Portugal and Croatia (new member state).
NUTS division as an instrument of Cohesion policy – video conference was delivered by Mr. Oliver Mueller, representative of EUROSTAT.
Based on the official communication with the European side, EU is ready to provide technical assistance to Georgian territorial units for possible introduction of NUTS, including via conducting the relevant study(ies).

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