On November 11, in Tbilisi, a Memorandum of Cooperation was signed between the Georgian Gambling Association and the Gaming Council Ukraine. The bilateral document was signed by Giorgi Mamulaishvili, head of administration of Georgian Gambling Association, and Artem Kuzmenko, Partner at ETERNA LAW, Head of the Gambling Committee of the Ukrainian Advocates Association.
Together with Artem Kuzmenko, Executive Director of GC-UA – Julia Makarova and member of the Expert Advisory Council of the Gambling and Lottery Regulation Commission of Ukraine Andrey Astapov visited Tbilisi to deepen cooperation and establish closer ties between the two associations. The Ukrainian delegation will hold working meetings with the member companies of the Association in Georgia for three days. They will discuss prospects and future plans for cooperation.
Negotiations on the memorandum have started between Giorgi Mamulaishvili, Head of the administration of Association, and Julia Makarova, Executive Director of the Gaming Council Ukraine at one of the most important conferences-exhibitions in the gaming industry in Ukraine, Kyiv – The SBC Summit CIS conference and exhibition.
The subject of the Memorandum of Cooperation is the partnership of the parties, the strengthening of bilateral work, and the promotion of common interests and goals, namely:
• Communication and cooperation with GC-UA and GGA operators;
• Develop and prepare measures to support the principles and missions of the Parties;
• Cooperation in the implementation of state policy in the field of law enforcement;
• Support for the organization of educational activities, including responsible gaming rules;
• Exchange recommendations for gambling market operators;
• Assistance in creating favorable conditions for the functioning of the gambling business market at the international level;
• Exchange of experience between the parties.
According to Giorgi Mamulaishvili, Head of the Georgian Gambling Business Association, the memorandum will strengthen cooperation between the two countries, as well as exchange work visits between the two associations will become more regular and close cooperation in both countries will create a healthier business environment and help both sides to play responsibly. In reinforcement.
“This cooperation is very important for us, the gambling business is quite a difficult field and there are always issues, the discussion of which with partner organizations brings a positive result. I am sure that the representatives of industry from both countries will benefit from this cooperation. ”- Giorgi Mamulaishvili, Administrative Head of the Georgian Gambling Association.
“International cooperation allows us to actively promote the development of the domestic market since we have the opportunity to study and apply the best foreign practices.” Executive Director of GC-UA Julia Makarova
I am confident that by uniting, we will be able to achieve more and show a new level of dialogue and market development. This agreement will allow the parties to interact and facilitate information, organizational and consulting support for the development of the gambling market in each of the countries”, – Andrey Astapov, member of the Supervisory Board of GC-UA, managing partner of Eterna Law, member of the Advisory and Expert Council of the Gambling Regulatory Commission and lotteries of Ukraine