National Security Concept of Georgia
The National Security Concept of Georgia is a fundamental document that reflects the national values and interests of the country, sets out the vision for safe development of Georgia and defines the threats, risks and challenges facing the state. The National Security Concept lays out key directions of national security policy.
All national and ministry/agency-level documents of national security policy planning should be in line with the National Security Concept. The Concept is developed by the Government of Georgia and is submitted to the Parliament of Georgia for the approval.
The last version of the Concept dates back to 2011. Due to the recent changes in the security environment in the Black Sea region and in the Euro-Atlantic sphere, the issue of updating the National Security Concept of Georgia has been put on the agenda.
Based on the Law of Georgia on Interagency Standing Commission on Coordination of the Development of the National-level Conceptual Documents“Planning and Coordination Rules of National Security Policy”, the National Security Council organizes and coordinates the elaboration of national-level conceptual documents. Accordingly, the National Security Council’s Office has launched updating the National Security Concept of Georgia. By the Ordinance of the Government of Georgia an Interagency Standing Commission on Coordination of the Development of National-level Conceptual Documents has been established at the the National Security Council. With the aim of updating the document, consultations and meetings are being held in the format of interagency working groups, as well as with representatives of partner countries, organizations and academia.