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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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The EU Plans to Test an AI Lie Detector at Border Points

Trials for AI lie detection at border patrol checkpoints are set to begin soon in the EU. The program, called iBorderCtrl, will run for six months at four border crossing points in Hungary, Latvia and Greece with countries outside the European Union, as reported by Gizmodo. iBorderCtrl is an EU-funded project that …

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Estonian Experts to Assist Georgia in Population Registration

On 26–30 November, experts from Estonia will visit Georgia to provide assistance to the country by establishing a population register. They will meet with over 20 representatives from the National Statistics Office of Georgia (Geostat) and several line ministries and agencies of the country. The aim of this mission is …

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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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