International Relations & Protocol

The International Relations division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) strategically cultivates and expands Georgia’s international relationships. The team oversees communications and activities with foreign governments, coordinates international missions, welcomes visiting delegations and is the state’s liaison to members of the Consular Corps.

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Consular Offices

69 foreign governments have an official presence in Georgia through a Consulate or trade office.

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Bi-National Chambers of Commerce

More than 30 bi-national chambers of commerce are actively involved in Georgia’s international business community.

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Georgia's Global Market Connections

Global Market Connections provide a glimpse of Georgia’s unique relationships with select countries and territories around the world from the perspective of commerce,...

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Abby Turano,
Deputy Commissioner, International Relations
International Day at the Capitol

Connect with the state’s international economic development representatives located in 12 global markets, members of the Georgia Consular Corps and binational chambers of commerce and key international partners at this annual event at the Georgia State Capitol.

Protocol Guide

Find information on hosting international guests, planning events and other protocol fundamentals, from flag etiquette to forms of address, seating precedence and gift exchanges.

Sister Cities

More than 60 cities, counties and communities in Georgia have an official sister city international alliance, a broad-based, long-term partnership between two communities in two countries.

International Representatives

Georgia’s international representatives located in 12 strategic markets help facilitate international trade, investment and tourism.