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Georgia Elects Salome Zurabishvili as the First Woman President

Salome Zurabishvili has won Georgia’s presidential election, becoming the first woman to hold the office. With nearly all votes counted, the French-born ex-diplomat had 59% of the vote with rival Grigol Vashadze on 40%. Ms Zurabishvili was backed by the ruling Georgian Dream party while Mr Vashadze was a united …

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Empowering Women Benefits Businesses

Non-governmental organization Civil Development Agency (CiDA) in partnership with UN Women and with the financial support of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is implementing a project entitled “A Joint Action for Women’s Economic Empowerment in Georgia.” One of the key components of the project is women’s empowerment in the …

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Preliminary Results of the 2018 Presidential Elections

Preliminary Results of the 2018 Presidential Elections

By 10 o’clock of October 29 the Central Election Commission of Georgia (CEC) has counted votes in 3689 polling stations, under which 38.66% voted for Salome Zurabishvili and 37.7% voted for Grigol Vashadze, candidate form the United National Movement. According to the preliminary information of CEC, 614 964 citizens voted …

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Georgian Companies Adopt Women’s Empowerment Principles

A conference took place in the hotel “Tbilisi Marriott” organized by the UN Women and the NGO “Civil Development Agency” (CiDA), which represents the Georgian Network for the UN Global Compact. The conference was dedicated to the gender equality issues in the business sector in Georgia. Representatives of the business …

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