Georgia and SIGMA


Georgia flag

Status: EU Neighbourhood country
Capital City: Tbilisi
Population: 4.9 million
Currency: Georgian lari (GEL)


Georgia signed the EU Association Agreement including provisions for a Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area on 18 July 2014, and it has been applied since 1 September 2014. The Association Agreement came fully into force on 1 July 2016.

SIGMA, the EC and the Georgian authorities agreed a work programme in September 2018 that gives priority in the period to June 2019 to co-operating with:

  • The Administration of the Government on implementing public administration reform strategy and strengthening policy development and co-ordination.

  • TheMinistry of Financeon developing public internal financial management and control.

  • The Civil Service Bureau to support the implementation of the Civil Service Law and the development of related secondary legislation.

  • The State Procurement Agency and related institutions on the implementation of the Public Procurement Law and the development of an independent review body.



Related Links


Country Co-ordinator


Baseline Measurement Report 2018

The Principles of Public Administration for Europrean Neighbourhood Policy countries

Publications in Georgian

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EU relations with Georgia

EU Delegation to Georgia

Programme Administration Office

News on Georgia

EU Neighbours East

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Events calendar

Alastair SwarbrickAlastair Swarbrick staff member for SIGMAweb

Senior Adviser public financial management and external audit
Tel: +33 1 45 24 98 58


Carole GuerrierSIGMA staff member Carole Guerrier

Project Co-ordinator
Tel: +33 1 85 55 44 94



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