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Twinning Project Prepares Georgian Experts to lead DCFTA Information Centres

The EU-funded Georgia Reaching European Access and Trade (GREAT) project is preparing Georgian experts to lead its Deep and Comprehensive Fair Trade Agreement (DCFTA) information centres. The establishment of ‘one-stop-shop’ information centres throughout Georgia was an objective of the twinning activity organised within the GREAT project, which is part of …

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CEOs Working as Waitresses for People With Disabilities

EOs Working as Waitresses for People With Disabilities

Volunteer CEOs hosted guests at Batumi Free Space for several hours. Mardi Holding Executive Director Natia Sirabidze, GEPRA Batumi Director Sopho Lortkipanidze and young blogger Lile Meskhidze worked as volunteer waitresses and collected 549 GEL from customer serving. Within the project “Volunteer Host”, the amount earned by the volunteers is …

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Georgian Art Exhibition Opens at Katara

Georgian art is revealed through more than 60 paintings and sculptures by seven famous contemporary Georgian artists on display at the Expressing Space Exhibition which opened on Monday at the Cultural Village Foundation-Katara. The exhibition by Vanda Art Gallery, the oldest and first private art gallery in Georgia, follows the …

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For the First Time in History Georgia to Chair OGP

For the first time in its history, Georgia has become a presiding country of Open Governant Partnership (OGP) organization. Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili has officially accepted the commissions from President of France Emanuel Macron at the high-level event that was held in NYC, as part of 72nd session of …

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Tourists Love Khachapuri – Cooking Cost is Increased by 9.2%

Tourists Love Khachapuri – Cooking Cost is Increased by 9.2%

The average cost of cooking one standard Imeretian khachapuri in August 2017 was 3.08 GEL, 3.9% higher in a month-on-month comparison (m/m, that is, compared to the previous month) and 9.2% in a year-on-year comparison (y/y, that is, compared to the same month of last year). The Khachapuri Index is …

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EBRD Names Strengths of Georgia’s State Procurement System

Representative of EBRD Eliza Niewiadomska assesses Georgia’s state Procurement system. On a question, how to prevent State procurement from fitted tenders on specified companies, she outlined that Georgia has an appeal mechanism, compared to other countries.  “In my opinion, Georgia has one of the transparent procurement systems. And if you think …

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