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Summarizing a Three-year Initiative to Promote Open and Secure Borders Between Azerbaijan and Georgia

The governments of Azerbaijan and Georgia, together with the European Union (EU) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), summarized their joint project at the Red Bridge Border Crossing Point. The project assisted both countries to raise standards of sanitary, veterinary and phytosanitary border control, improve border management infrastructure and equipment, …

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Mamuka Bakhtadze: We must Focus on the European Market

At the Tbilisi International Conference organized by the McCain Institute and the Economic Policy Research Center, Georgian Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze emphasized in his reply to a question about Georgia’s role in the modern world that we must focus on the European market because the EU is our major trade …

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Georgia to Attract 45 million EUR Financial Resource from EU

European Union will render financial assistance to Georgia. The 45-million EUR package will be spent on implementing the reforms. Besides political support, EU continues Georgia’s financial assistance, Deputy Finance Minister Nikoloz Gagua said. Objective of this financial aid is to further strengthen Georgia’s economic steadiness to external risks, foster a …

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U-supported Training on Project Writing for LAG Board Members held in Keda

On August 10-12, 12 LAG board members from Keda municipality of Ajara, participated in the EU-supported training “Project Writing”. The activity, carried out under the EU’s ENPARD project “Optimizing the Potential of Local Assets for Rural Development of Keda Municipality (Keda LEADER)”, was implemented by the Center of Strategic Research …

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Tobacco Law Mismatches 36 EU Directives out of 39 Ones

Last week the parliament’s health committee took decision on revision of Tobacco Law. The issue is of the clause, under which smoking is banned along the whole perimeter of clinics and educational facilities. Under the current regulations, smoking is banned on the territory of clinics and universities and it sets …

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NDI: 81 % of respondents support Georgia’s EU membership

According to the survey of the United States National-Democratic Institute (NDI), 81% of respondents support Georgia’s EU membership. According to the same survey, 12% are against it, while 6% could not answer the question. The survey was fielded between June 23 and July 8 and 2 409 respondents were interviewed …

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EU to Support Hazelnut, Fruit Juice and Tea Value Chain Development in Georgia

A new project funded by the EU as part of the EU4Business initiative will help connect Georgian agro-processing companies with the European market. The project ‘Eastern Partnership: Ready to Trade – an EU4Business initiative’ aims to improve the competitiveness of Georgia’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and to connect them …

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