The workshop was organized by PAN-UK and Rotterdam Convention.
Regional workshop organized by PAN-UK under the umbrella of project GCP/RER/040/EC in Tbilisi/Georgia included a field trip to Bogvi to test questionnaire for data collection with farmers and demonstrate importance of protective equipment. Designated National Authorities of the Rotterdam Convention of 6 countries participated to share experience on article 6 implementation and poisoning incidents.
36 representatives of civil society organizations, policy makers and national experts from 10 countries attended the meeting. The Vice Minister of Environment Georgia, the Head of Food Agency Georgia, and the FAO Representative also participated for half a day in the workshop.