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Monthly Archives: January 2018

Old Movie Theater Pavilion Put out for Sales at 7 million USD

The Old Movie Theater, which is located on King Tamar Avenue in Tbilisi, has been put up for sales by Colliers International Georgia, real estate agency. The company representatives told BM.Ge that the stating price of the building is 7 million USD. The pavilion is a historical monument and its …

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Four Seasons Hotel Expected to Open on Rustaveli Avenue

Four Seasons hotel is expected to open on Rustaveli Avenue in Tbilisi. Application for hotel construction at Rustaveli Avenue N12 was submitted to Tbilisi municipal office of architecture. The applicant has already obtained a license on preliminary agreement for hotel draft. The project will be implemented on 24 590 square …

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Meet the Ambassador of The Republic of Lithuania to Georgia

Impact Hub Tbilisi continues the series of events under the title – Meet the Ambassador – that offers to its members, students and other interested people the opportunity to have an informal interaction with heads of Diplomatic Missions to Georgia. As the speaker, it’s an honor to host The Ambassador …

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Bank of Georgia Expects 5.5% Upturn in 2018

Kakha Kiknavelidze: Bank of Georgia Has a Great Development Plan

In January 2018 GEL exchange rate has considerably strengthened. Bank of Georgia director general Kakha Kiknavelidze told BM.GE that the bank has positive expectations in relation to GEL exchange rate. Based on forecasts by analysts, economic growth in 2018 will be 5.5%. “Georgia’s macroeconomic situation is absolutely healthy and we …

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93 Doctors Stripped of State Certificates in 2017

Professional Development Board of LEPL Medical Activity State Regulation Agency had examined professional responsibility issue of 305 doctors. Professional responsibility was imposed on 300 doctors, while 3 cases were postponed after submission of additional information from law enforcement structures. According to the 2017 report of the agency, writing warning was …

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San Diego State University Unveils New Academic Building at Ilia State University

San Diego State University and Ilia State University hosted the topping-out ceremony of the new academic building. The event  was attended by the Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Mikheil Chkhenkeli, MCC’s Deputy Vice President Lona Stoll, ISU’s rector Giga Zedania, TSU’s rector George Sharvashidze, GTU’s Rector Archil Prangishvili, …

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First Comprehensive Review of Gender Equality Legislation and Policies

Gender equality

The Georgian Parliament’s review of gender inequality in legislation and policy recommends policy and legislative changes to help stop sexual harassment and violence against women, effectively fight discrimination, increase women’s participation in government, and economically empower women, among other reforms. Nine fields of Georgia’s legislation and policy were analysed for …

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Conundrum of Unemployment

Unemployment is the sharpest problem in Georgia. This is confirmed by various public polls done by local and international organizations. However, public discussions and media coverage do not fully reflect deepness of this problem. There is a lack of discussion  in Georgian society regarding the problem of unemployment due to …

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The National Gallery to Exhibit Michelangelo’s Graphic Works

The National and Embassy of Italy in Georgia will present Michelandgelo Buonarroti graphic works.   According to the National Museum, Dimitri Shevardnadze National al Gallery will host six graphic works of Michelangelo from the collection of Florence ”Casa Buonarroti” Museum. The museum director Alessandro Chek will bring  original exposition of …

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Georgia at the 68th Berlin International Film Festival

This year, the Georgian National Film Centre will participate in the Berlin International Film Festival for the 13th time. Zurab Maghalashvili – the Director of the Georgian National Film Centre, David Vashadze – the Head of Film Export & Distribution Department of the Georgian National Film Centre as well as …

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