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Georgia’s Possible Membership of the EU Energy Union Discussed

Development of Georgian energy sector and becoming a member of the EU Energy Union were the main discussion topics of Prime Minister of Georgia Giorgi Kvirikashvili and Climate and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete during their meeting today. Pursuant to Giorgi Kvirikashvili, the Government of Georgia encourages projects directed to …

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PM conducted meeting with the EU Special Representative

PM conducted meeting with the EU Special Representative

The Geneva International Discussions and high-involvement of the EU Special Representative were the main topics of the meeting of Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili and the EU Special Representative Herbert Salber.  The parties emphasized important of joint efforts and expressed their hope for creation constructive environment during the next round of …

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EU Praises Georgia’s Public Administration Reform

In terms of Public Administration reform, Georgia is a region-wide leader, – was noted at the regional conference taking place in the hotel Radisson. The main theme of the Conference is “Reform of the Public Service: Elaboration and Implementation of the Legislation Regulating Public Service”. It was opened by the …

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Georgia Celebrates Visa Liberalization Progress (Photos)

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Tbilisi  and other major cities celebrate the report of a positive progress report on Georgia’s implementation of its Visa Liberalization Action Plan (VLAP). The European Commission today released the report saying Georgia met all the benchmarks of the VLAP, meaning in early 2016 the European Union (EU) would propose a legislative amendment …

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EU Confirms Georgia’s Visa Liberalization

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European Commission published its final report, saying Georgia is technically ready to be granted a visa-free regime with the EU. Georgia implemented a number of changes in the past year to fulfill obligations necessary for a visa-free regime to the EU. The country amended 70 laws and also joined several international conventions. …

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EU to Lift Visa Requiremnets for Ukraine and Georgia

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The European Union plans to lift visa requirements for the citizens of Ukraine and Georgia, Deutsche Welle reports. The decision will enter into force in mid-2016, the German broadcaster said citing its sources in Brussels. Euro Comission will present a report evaluating Georgia and Ukraine’s visa liberalization prospects on December …

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EU to Allocate 100M Euro to Georgia

The European Commission has adopted a new assistance package for Georgia totalling €100 million. The money will support reforms related to the EU-Georgia Association Agreement and agreements on mobility, the European Commission said Nov. 27. The new package will additionally support Georgia in meeting its reform objectives in the sectors …

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EU Commissioner Hahn has High Hopes for Georgia’s Visa Liberalisation

A European Union (EU) official responsible for deepening EU relations with the south and east is ending his Georgia visit on a positive note, claiming the country will receive a positive outcome regarding visa liberalisation with the EU. Today EU Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn …

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EU Extends Mandate of Special Representative for South Caucasus

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The EU extended the mandate of the special representative for the South Caucasus and the Crisis in Georgia, Herbert Salber. Salber’s mandate was extended until Feb. 28, 2017, said the EU website Nov. 23. He was appointed on July 8, 2014. Currently, nine EU special representatives support the work the …

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