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Georgia’s Prime Minister Resigns

The Republic of Georgia’s Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili, resigned  amid a disagreement with leader of the ruling Georgian Dream party. “We’ve had some disagreements with the leader of the ruling party,” Kvirikashvili said in a televised statement. “I think there is a moment now when the leader of the (ruling) …

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Georgia to Hold Its First Domestic Selection Tournament for Participation in World Catering Championship – Bocuse d’Or

Several months ago we learned from GastroNaut advisory company that Georgian cuisine could participate in the world’s major catering championship Bocuse d’Or and employment of this opportunity depended on representatives of the championship and job performed by the GastronAut team and financial support from Georgian companies. Today, representatives of GastronAut …

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Finland to Share Experience on Education Management with Georgia

On 11-13 June, officials from the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia visited Finland to learn about the country’s experience in education management. The aim of the study visit is to provide practical advice for the implementation of comprehensive education reforms in Georgia. The visit agenda includes meetings aimed …

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Tbilisi City Hall to Rehabilitate Large Parks

New recreational zones will be arranged in Dighomi Chalebi and Temqa Ravine. According to Tbilisi Mayor, field works will be held in 2018 and practical implementation of the project will start in 2019. Rehabilitation of three big parks will also starting 2018. Besides Tsurtsumia and Godziashvili Parks, a new recreational …

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Georgian IT Companies to Attend Major Conference in London

On June 12-14, with the support of Enterprise Georgia agency of Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development and Innovation and Technology Agency, eight Georgian IT companies will attend Startup Grind London global conference. This international event is one of the biggest forums in this field. More than 100 IT startuper …

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ETF and Council of Europe Hosted the ‘Shaping Level 5’ Conference

To help explore best-practice, challenges, opportunities and policy actions the European Training Foundation (ETF) together with the Council of Europe, both working on qualifications reform in the EU neighbourhood, hosted the ‘Shaping Level 5’ conference in Turin, 7-8 June. The two-day workshop provided a forum for participants from all countries …

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UNICEF: Children Still Remain the Most Vulnerable Group in Georgia’s Society

Welfare Monitoring Study is a biennial household survey covering all the government-controlled regions of Georgia. The results for the 2017 round examined the prevalence and distribution of consumption poverty, material deprivation, subjective poverty and social exclusion. “Children still remain the most vulnerable group in Georgia’s society,” said Laila Omar Gad, …

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Express Batumi to Resume Batumi-Sochi Maritime Traffic

From June 12, the Georgian carrier Express Batumi will resume maritime traffic between Batumi and Sochi. On this route, “Comet” will initially carry out one voyage per week and will be able to take 114 passengers simultaneously. The duration of the journey is 5-6 hours. Voyage will take place every …

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EU Project Discusses River Basin Management in Georgia

The development of a river basin management plan (RBMP) in the Alazani River Basin was the focus of a workshop held in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi on 5 June. Organised by the International Office for Water within the framework of the EU-funded “European Union Water Initiative Plus for the …

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