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International Day of Rural Women

The United Nations’ (UN) International Day of Rural Women celebrates and honors the role of rural women on October 15 each year. It recognizes rural women’s importance in enhancing agricultural and rural development worldwide. International Day of Rural Women will be celebrated in Telavi, alongside with the first regional presentation …

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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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Repaving a wine route in Racha

Standing in a cellar at the bottom of her house, Izolda Dvali holds a glass of a ruby red Khvanchkara wine against the light, toasting to a good season. “Hope we have lots of visitors this year. Here in Racha we are a little bit off the road, you see,” …

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Historic Insight into Energy Efficiency Traditions in Georgian Architecture

What Georgian homes and cities looked like centuries ago? Did our ancestors consider any energy efficiency measures as they designed their homes? Did climate change have any effect on traditional Georgian architecture? The new documentary series by a renown Georgian documentarist, Toma Chagelishvili, provides a historic view of Georgia’s energy …

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Parliamentary Action for SDGs Kicks off in Georgia

The Parliament of Georgia joins hands with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Government of Sweden and Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) to introduce effective tools for monitoring and implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The national Parliamentary Action for SDGs will focus on all available parliamentary mechanisms, such as law-making, budgeting, …

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Georgian Parliament Tests Committee Inquiries

Today, Members of the Georgian Parliament learned how to hold Committee Inquiries based on the practices of the British Parliament. The information session was held on April 30, 2018, and was facilitated by an international expert from the Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD) invited by the United Nations Development Programme …

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Rural Women in Georgia Make Strides towards Economic Empowerment

Education and economic activities empower and equip women to make life-determining choices and secure brighter future for their country,” said Esabelle Dingizian, Third Vice Speaker of the Swedish Parliament, while meeting women farmers in Kachreti community college “Aisi”.  Representatives of the Parliament of Sweden, Embassy of Sweden to Georgia and …

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Proving Myths Wrong Every Day

“Village women have no easy life. Daily tasks never end. Though I believe you can do a lot for yourself, for your family, for your community. It takes effort, but it’s possible,” says Keti Gorelishvili. Keti lives in Sakobiano, a small village in Pankisi Gorge, populated by a Muslim community. …

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