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Georgia Joins EU Search Platform for State Tenders

Georgia has joined the EU s search platform for state tenders. The OPENTENDER.EU launched operation today, on January 30. The platform unites information on state tenders from 35 countries. Besides 28 EU member countries, the website provides information about tenders in Georgia, Switzerland, Iceland, Norway, Serbia and Armenia. OPENTENDER.EU is part …

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EU Transfers GEL 140 million to Georgia in Support of Reforms

The European Union (EU) has transferred GEL 140 million (EUR 48.1 million) of non-reimbursable aid to Georgia in acknowledgement of commonly agreed reform progress in 2017 in several sectors: Trade and business development Vocational education and employment Aagriculture Integration of internally displaced people (IDPs). Payments were also made for Georgia’s …

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Georgia Close to Finalising New Energy Law in line with EU Standards

Georgian national authorities and representatives of the Energy Community Secretariat recently met in Vienna to finalise the country’s new Energy Law. Agreement was reached on the majority of the law’s provisions. The main and final goal is to ensure its compliance with the Third Energy Package. The discussion mainly focused …

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Boosting Vocational Education and Training in Agriculture

Prospects and challenges of vocational education and training in agriculture were in focus of a conference in Tbilisi, on November 22, 2017. The event was organized by the Ministry of Education and Science and Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia, with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Swiss Agency …

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European Union to Assist Georgian Entrepreneurs in Developing Clusters

With the support of EU and GIZ, a Georgian furniture cluster was established recently. The cluster unites 25 furniture manufacturing companies. The director of projects department of EU representation in Georgia told the Business Course that Georgia’s first cluster has been created as part of the project for promoting small …

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Janos Herman: New Railway Corridor will Set New Business and Trading Opportunities

EU welcomes the new railway corridor, which will enhance connections between countries and set new business and trading opportunities. Eastern Partnership policy and Central Asia strategy is based on the mentioned principle, EU ambassador in Georgia Janos Herman noted regarding the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railroad inauguration. The Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway inauguration is an …

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EU is Helping Businesses Grow in Georgia

Strengthening businesses, developing digital economies and building relations between entrepreneurs from the European Union and its Eastern partner countries are at the heart of the discussions at the 4th Eastern Partnership (EaP) Business Forum in Estonia on 26-27 October 2017. The event brings together more than 450 business leaders, politicians …

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Georgia Works on Integration of Rural Development into National Policies

 Around thirty representatives of the Government of Georgia attended a working meeting in Tbilisi last week to discuss integrating rural development into the national policies of the country. While recognising the challenges relating to rural development in Georgia, the participants focused on the effective implementation of the national Rural Development …

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Liberty Bank Becomes a Supporter of Europe House Campaign

”Europe House” campaign responds the strategy of the Government of Georgia about communications and enlistment of Georgia in the EU and NATO for 2017-2020. In particular, one of the main messages: “The process of Georgia’s integration into the EU and NATO contributes to the creation of a safe and competitive …

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Inter-municipal Cooperation for Solid Waste Management in Georgia

A series of meetings and a workshop on inter-municipal cooperation for solid waste management took place in the Georgian cities of Batumi and Keda, Adjara region, in September. Organised within the joint EU/Council of Europe programme on strengthening institutional frameworks for local governance, the events served to discuss three technical scenarios …

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