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.
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.
Find information on hosting international guests, planning events and other protocol fundamentals, from flag etiquette to forms of address, seating precedence and gift exchanges.
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.
Georgia’s international representatives located in 12 strategic markets help facilitate international trade, investment and tourism.