Delegation of the European Union to Georgia


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Statement on the World Humanitarian Day 2017

Statement by the High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides on the World Humanitarian Day 2017


Statement by the Delegation of the European Union to Georgia

The visit of the President of the Russian Federation to Georgia's breakaway region of Abkhazia on the day of the anniversary of the August 2008 war, like similar visits before it, infringes upon the principle of Georgia's territorial integrity and risks jeopardising international efforts directed at the peaceful resolution of the conflict. The Delegation recalls the firm support of the European Union for Georgia's sovereignty and territorial integrity within its internationally recognized borders


Declaration by the High Representative, Federica Mogherini, on behalf of the European Union on the occasion of the International Day for the World’s Indigenous Peoples

10 years ago, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), which established a framework for the rights, dignity and well-being of indigenous peoples.


Youth share their vision for the Eastern Partnership ahead of leaders' meeting

Increasing exchanges and enhancing mutual understanding – especially with youth – is a key priority of the EU's Eastern Partnership programme.


Human rights protection improves but Georgians concerned about labour rights, personal data and rights of minorities – EU and UNDP research reveals

The number of Georgians, who think that their rights are protected, has doubled in the last ten years. Nevertheless, every second Georgian feels insecure about their personal data. Almost a third of the respondents (27% in average and 36% in Tbilisi) see labour rights as the most frequently abused human rights in Georgia. More than half think that the rights of national/ethnic (57%) and religious (59%) minorities are violated.


A decade of success: the EU bank marks ten years of activities in Georgia with major new loans

The European Investment Bank (EIB) marked the tenth anniversary of its activities in Georgia on Thursday with signing of major new loans in Batumi.


European Commission Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič highlights successful EU-Georgia cooperation in Batumi conference

European Commission Vice-President responsible for Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič visited Batumi to participate in the annual high-level conference "Georgia's European Way" and mark signature of large scale EU-supported sustainable energy projects. He also held bilateral meetings with Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili, President Giorgi Margvelashvili and Chairman of the Parliament, Irakli Kobakhidze.


EU to support first-ever electric public transport in Batumi

Thanks to a grant from the E5P Fund where EU is the largest contributor and a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Batumi will become the first city in South Caucasus to have electric buses in its public transport fleet.