Indigenous Peoples have been socially, economically, politically and judicially excluded for centuries. The unbalance puts them at a greater risk in the current challenging international landscape. On the Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, the EU extends its solidarity to all indigenous peoples. The EU is acting on the ground to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 and calls for global efforts to protect indigenous peoples.
The EIB will lend EUR 10 million in synthetic local currency to Credo Bank, the leading actor on microfinance market in Georgia predominantly servicing enterprises in rural areas and agricultural sector;
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.