Delegation of the European Union to Georgia
A shipment of medical respirators, masks, goggles, face shields and gowns to enable health-care workers in Georgia to continue to respond effectively and safely to the COVID-19 pandemic arrived in the country this week.
The results of a recent Behaviour Insights Study, conducted to determine public attitudes and behaviours of Georgian population during the time of COVID-19, was presented today through a web-briefing to interested parties engaged in combatting the pandemic in Georgia.
A new Europol-led project, funded by the European Union, has been launched, focused on strengthening the capacity of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine to fight organised crime more effectively. The project will contribute to reducing crime and creating a safer living space for citizens in the region.
The new project, TOPCOP, supported by the European Union and Europol, will contribute towards fighting organised crime in the Eastern Partnership.
The French Development Agency and the Ministry of Finance of Georgia signed a EUR 58 million loan to finance the reconstruction of water and sanitation utilities in Khashuri. The activities financed under the loan will be supplemented by a EUR 7,15 million Grant from the European Union.
11 municipalities were awarded GEL 5 million in grants for local infrastructure and business development as part of programme to support integrated development of Kakheti, Imereti, Guria and Racha-Lechkhumi-Kvemo Svaneti
Equipment with a total value of 6,348 EUR (GEL 21,580) will further develop abilities of the Georgian Government to combat irregular migration and cross-border crime.
Equipment with a total value of 94,000 EUR (GEL 319,600) will further develop abilities of the Georgian Government to combat irregular migration and cross-border crime.
AgroDeals is an online trading platform created for the agricultural sector in the Black Sea region.
It is summertime and farmers across Georgia are gearing up for harvest. Combines are ploughing through golden fields of wheat, barley, and oats, while trucks are being loaded with potatoes, tomatoes, cucumbers and eggplants. This is highlight in the farming calendar, when what has been sown can finally be reaped. This is especially important in Georgia, where an estimated half of the population lives from agriculture.
When a pandemic hits and social distancing is a key means to stay safe, the idea of remote services becomes even more valuable. In the wake of the COVID-19 quarantine, an AI-based public assistant comes as savior for Georgian businesses and the more than 125,000 residents of Rustavi by keeping them informed about city services, new regulations, and steps to take to cope with coronavirus challenges without leaving their homes.
Digital is an advantage
EU and UNDP promote high standards in Georgian arbitration
On July 10, 2020, under the EU-funded ENPARD project, Local Action Group Upper Svaneti, Mayor’s office of Mestia municipality and CARE signed memorandum of cooperation. The memorandum facilitates the creation of sustainable mechanisms of cooperation and coordination between the public and civil sectors.
As Georgia’s economy struggles to restart after pandemic shutdowns, private-sector companies are seeking analytical insights to help them assess challenges, recognise emerging opportunities and find ways out of the economic and business crisis caused by the health emergency. To address this need for the packaging sector, the European Union (EU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today released a survey that assesses the impact of COVID-19 lockdowns and advises on next steps.
Applications will be accepted until 30 September 2020.
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