Home / Tag Archives: EU

Tag Archives: EU

Winners of EU Prize for Peace Journalism for 2018 are announced

On 29 January, the EU Delegation to Georgia and the EU Monitoring Mission (EUMM) held an award ceremony for the winners of the ‘EU Prize for Journalism 2018’ in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi. The EU Delegation awarded winners in six categories covering print, broadcast, online, and photo journalism. The …

Read More »

Simplified Access to Justice and Raised Professionalism of Lawyers

The improved access to legal aid for over 45,000 people every year, training for 2,400 representatives of legal profession, increased international cooperation in the field of justice – these are some of the key results achieved by the Legal Aid Service of Georgia and the Georgian Bar Association with the …

Read More »

Prime Minister: EU Allocated 3.4 billion EUR for Georgia

Georgia will receive 3.4 billion EUR credit from EU as part of the Trans-European Transport Network initiative. The mentioned investment portfolio has been approved and the funds will be spent on developing new roads, bridges, seaports and other projects, Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze noted. ‘European Union has allocated 3.4 billion …

Read More »

Ajara Joins Forces with EU and UNDP to Boost Rural Development

The Government of the Ajara Autonomous Republic (AR) has agreed to contribute €230,000 to enhance the implementation of regional components of a €10 million EU-funded project “ENPARD-3: Improving Rural Development in Georgia” aimed at promoting rural development and small and medium-sized businesses. Tornike Rizhvadze, Chairperson of the Ajara AR Government, and …

Read More »

Georgia’s Approach to Gas Market Set to change

Georgia is getting ready to reform its gas market by putting in new energy legislation. The demand for natural gas is increasing each year and Georgia’s gas contracts are expiring. Geopolitics make Georgia’s energy security even more vulnerable, given that the country doesn’t have enough local gas resources to satisfy …

Read More »

EU to Issue Bonds to Assist Georgia

European Union plans to issue bonds to assist Georgia and Ukraine, the Reuters reports referring to one of the EU officials. The bonds maturity will be April 2033. As a result of the mentioned issuance, Georgia will receive 15 million EUR assistance and Ukraine – 500 million EUR assistance. The …

Read More »

Tiflistex Company to Export Georgian made Socks to EU

The Tiflistex Company’s socks will be sold in the EU. The company will send its first batch to the EU at the end of the month. The founder of the company Giorgi Gachechiladze states that he came up with the idea to start the business after Georgia made the free …

Read More »

Georgia Closer to EU Forestry Standards and Practices

An EU twinning project between Georgian, Lithuanian and Hungarian forestry civil servants has resulted in recommendations to bring Georgia closer to EU forestry standards and practices. This is one of the outcomes of the 18-month-long EU-funded project “Strengthening sustainable management of forests in Georgia”, the results of which were presented …

Read More »