Georgia to lead multi-nation electronic communication forum

The 4th EaPeReg plenary session was attended by participants from 15 countries in Prague, Czech Republic on December 11-12., 15 Dec 2014 - 13:00, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgia will lead a multi-nation program aimed at supporting the development of electronic communication in Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries.

Georgia was elected to chair the EaP Electronic Communications Regulators Network (EaPeReg) for 2015 at the fourth plenary session of the EaPeReg, which took place in Prague, Czech Republic last week.

The Georgian National Communications Commission (GNCC) will lead the EaPeReg Network for one year.

Sweden was chosen to be Vice Chair of the organisation during this time. Under the organisation’s regulations, the Vice Chair position must be held by a European Union (EU) member country.

The EaPeReg Network, founded in 2012, included six countries - Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. The organisation was funded by the EU and it was tasked to contribute to the social and economic development of EaP countries by supporting the development of their electronic communications.

Along with EaPeReg Network countries, the Prague Summit was attended by many EU electronic communications regulators. The parties agreed on a working plan for 2015.