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Zurab Pololikashvili Elected as the New Secretary-General of UNWTO

Georgian Candidate, Ambassador of Georgia to Spain Zurab Pololikashvili has been elected as the new Secretary General of World Tourism Organization UNWTO. UNWTO Ex Council recommended Zurab Pololikashvili from Georgia as a nominee SG for the four-year-period starting January 2018. #UNWTO Ex Council recommends Zurab Pololikashvili from Georgia as a nominee …

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Georgian President Encourages EU-funded Agricultural Cooperatives

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili and EU Ambassador Janos Herman held a meeting on 7 May as part of the Europe Day celebrations in Tbilisi. The pair met with representatives of the EU-funded European Neighborhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD) and farmers from EU-funded agricultural cooperatives to discuss the …

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MP Maullu: Europe Should Be Admired for its Regulations that Acknowledge New-Generation Cigarette Alternative Products

Europe has recently approved tobacco product regulations that respect a correct balancing of the measures introduced. These avant-garde regulations acknowledge the role played by cigarette alternative products, such as the new-generation products capable of reducing risks to smokers’health, as has by now been accepted by relevant public health authorities at …

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Nauru Loses US Financial Support

Nauru is no longer eligible for any US government financial support because it recognises two Georgian break-away regions as independent countries. US President Donald Trump has signed an act which declares that Abkhazia and South Ossetia are Russian-occupied territories belonging to Georgia. The act bans support for countries which recognise …

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Georgia and USAID – Restoring Efficiency in Agriculture Production

To celebrate 25 years of U.S.-Georgia diplomatic relations, the Georgian Culinary Academy hosted a cook-off with USAID’s Restoring Efficiency in Agriculture Production (REAP) project. The event challenged U.S. and Georgian officials to prepare dishes using only products from local producers and agribusinesses supported by the REAP project and the Agriculture …

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Vogue: A Visit to Batumi – Georgia’s Most Charming Seaside Town

Stretching between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea, Georgia’s verdant landscape lies hushed. Sulfuric hot springs and smooth stone beaches offer the same unmatched beauty as when the Greeks and Byzantines traversed this land. Saperavi grape vines hang above streets. The wine is plentiful, as are the walnuts, filling …

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European Students for Liberty Conference-Batumi

The first European Students for Liberty (ESFL) Conference will take place in Batumi, Georgia, on May 27th, 2017. The Conference will be hosted by Georgian Students for Liberty, the biggest youth pro-liberty organization in the Caucasus Region. Batumi Conference is the 4th ESFL Conference in Georgia. First 3 took place …

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Georgian PM, US President Meet at the White House

Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili’s office said that U.S. President Donald Trump expressed Washington’s “full support of Georgia’s sovereignty and territorial integrity” during a May 8 meeting at the White House. Tbilisi continues to be locked in a standoff with Russia over Georgia’s Moscow-backed breakaway regions of Abkhazia and South …

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Visual Proof That Tbilisi Is a Global Fashion Destination

Visual Proof That Tbilisi Is a Global Fashion Destination

The Republic of Georgia is an unlikely haven for style and emerging designers. At any given time, there’s always a fashion week going on in some obscure corner of the world. This week, Tbilisi, Georgia is that place. And, surprisingly, some avid fashion followers are bound to be familiar with …

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