The 13th meeting of the CAREC Institute’s Governing Council will be held on 22 December 2022 in virtual mode. The Governing Council is an apex decision-making body of the Institute that reviews the Institute’s progress and approves work plan, budget and institutional rules and polices. It draws its membership from all eleven countries of the CAREC Program, and currently CAREC Program’s National Focal Points serve as members of Governing Council. Asian Development Bank is invited to observe the Governing Council’s annual meeting. This year, the CAREC Institute’s Governing Council is chaired by Mr. Genadi Arveladze, Deputy Minister of Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia.