Over one hundred judges, arbitration practitioners, public officials and business representatives from the European Union, Central Asia and Georgia gathered in Tbilisi today for the opening of a three-day conference: “Tbilisi Arbitration Days 2019.”
The European Union (EU) and the Council of Europe firmly oppose the death penalty at all times and in all circumstances. The death penalty is a cruel, inhuman and degrading punishment contrary to the right to life. The death penalty means revenge, not justice, and its abolition contributes to the enhancement of human dignity.
In the framework of the visit of the German President, Mr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier to Georgia, the Ministry of Finance of Georgia signed EU-supported loan agreements and a financing agreement with KfW and AFD worth of EUR 181.8 million onOctober 7th 2019 on:
1) “Support of Georgia’s Energy Sector Reform” via EU-backed Policy Based Loan II, with KfW; (PBL II) EUR 60 mln
2) “Support of Georgia’s Energy Sector Reform” via EU-backed Policy Based Loan II, with AFD; (PBL II) EUR 60 mln
3) “Communal Water Infrastructure Batumi”, with KfW; EUR 60 mln
On 27 September, the EU in partnership with Caucasus University (CU), the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture, and CENN organised a “Talking Climate” public forum which brought together 300 young participants, field experts, representatives of the Government of Georgia and NGO sector.