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Unexpected Georgian Moments on Famous TV Productions

Here is a compiled list of films and TV series, we’ve taken aback by bumping into Georgian culture. Sherlock One of our beloved British television series ”Sherlock” included Georgia in its crime drama. Following scenario can be found on episode 1st – ”The six Thatchers”, season 4th: Sherlock is on …

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Rudolph Herzog to Shoot Debut Feature in Georgia

Film New Europe reports: the documentary director Rudolph Herzog will start shooting his debut feature in Georgia on 16 March 2018. How to Sell a War is coproduced by the Georgia’s 20 Steps Productions. The Piece Of Peace global charity concert is due to take place led by the vain …

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Foreign Students to be Financed under Non-recognition Policy

Higher education of foreign students will be financed in exchange for non-recogniton of the independence of Abkhazia and South Ossetia. Like previous years, foreign students in the framework of the program “Knowledge Door” will study in Georgia free of charge. As Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia explained …

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EU-Georgia Association Council concludes in Brussels

On 5 February, the EU-Georgia Association Council took place in Brussels. Both partners took stock of the progress made on the Association Agreement between Georgia and the EU. Following her meeting with the country’s Prime Minister, Giorgi Kvirikashvili, EU High Representative Federica Mogherini described relations between Georgia and the EU …

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Will Tbilisi City Hall’s Initiative Affect on Taxi Service Prices

Taxi Tbilisi

Taxi drivers will be obliged to take licenses  in Tbilisi. At Tbilisi Government’s meeting, Tbilisi Mayor Kakha Kaladze noted that the quality of taxi services will be improved and certain standards will be introduced stage by stage. Tbilisi residents and guests deserve high-quality, safe and comfortable services. Therefore, we will …

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Culture and Creativity Programme Continues its Activities in the Region

The EU-Eastern Partnership Culture and Creativity programme came to an end on 31 January. Over the last three years, the programme supported the contribution of the culture and creative sectors to the social and economic development of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. With the programme’s …

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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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