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EU helps Covenant Signatories Get Better Access to Energy Data


The EU-funded Data4Action project has developed a comprehensive guide to facilitate access to data for Sustainable Energy Action Plans. The project is improving data exchange between public authorities and energy data providers. The data access guide was developed to help Covenant signatories get better access to local, accurate energy data …

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EU Agrees to Waive Visa Requirement for Ukrainians


Ukrainian citizens will be able to travel to the EU visa free under an informal agreement made between Parliament and Council negotiators on 28 February. Once the change enters into force, Ukrainians with e-passports will be able to enter the EU for up to 90 days in any 180-day period …

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EU4Business-EBRD Credit Line to Support free trade with the EU in Georgia

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The EU4Business-EBRD credit line has provided several workshops for Georgian entrepreneurs, including nut farmers, wine exporters and meat processors, to explain how to use financing from the EBRD and EU for purchasing relevant equipment, modernising production and improving their services. “The grant component provided by the EU under the credit …

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EU Promotes Best Rural Development Practices in Georgia


The European Union has finalised a series of study tours to the regions of Georgia for representatives of local governance, business and civil society. The study tour to Borjomi on 18-19 February 2017 followed the earlier tours to Lagodekhi and Kazbegi and aimed to share experience of the Local Action …

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EU Making Great Efforts for Visa-free Regime with Georgia, Ukraine


The EU is making great efforts to totally remove the visa regime with Georgia and Ukraine, European Commissioner for Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn said during PACE winter session. He said Georgia should meet more than 40 and Ukraine more than 150 economic and political conditions of the …

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Georgian Wool Enters EU Market


Based on decision of National Food Agency, Georgian wool has entered EU market. The information was released by National Food Agency. Before, the Agency had carried out due measures for adjusting Georgian legislation with EU standards. As a result, EU has positively appraised Georgia’s state control system and included the …

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Georgia Adopts First National Strategy for Rural Development

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The Government of Georgia approved the first ever national strategy for rural development, on 30 December 2016. It provides the country’s vision for 2017-2020 in key areas of rural development – growth and diversification of local economies, improvement of social and public services, sustainable use of natural resources and local …

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