EU Ambassador visits EU supported rural development project in Borjomi

Published in Economics
Friday, 08 February 2019 16:44

Last week, the EU Ambassador to Georgia Carl Hartzell travelled to Borjomi and Bakuriani to explore the results of the EU’s support to rural development in Borjomi municipality. During the trip, the Ambassador met with Borjomi Local Action Group (LAG) members and visited a rural development initiative in Bakuriani.

The Borjomi LAG is one of eight LAGs established with EU support across different regions in Georgia with the aim of encouraging diversified local economic growth based on the best European practices.

It represents a platform for partnership between local private sectors, civil society and public sector representatives, who contribute to the municipality’s social and economic development and support the participation of the local population.

“I am glad to see the enthusiasm and dedication of the members of Borjomi LAG, who serve diligently for the better future of the municipality,” said Ambassador Hartzell. “I really believe in these kinds of projects. They bring out talent and entrepreneurship from those best suited to assess the needs and opportunities of their local communities.” 

After the meeting, Ambassador Hartzell visited one of the municipality’s EU-funded rural development initiatives: a ski rental shop in Bakuriani.

President S. Zourabichvili to Visit Brussels

Published in Politics
Monday, 21 January 2019 12:48

Salome Zourabichvili, President of Georgia will leave for Brussels on January 21 to hold meetings as part of her fist working visit abroad.
According to Natalie Sabanadze, Ambassador of Georgia to the Kingdom of Belgium and Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and Head of Georgian Mission to the EU, President Zourabichvili’s first visit to Brussels has a political significance.
“The President of Georgia will meet with our partners in NATO and the EU. Meetings are planned with all three presidents of the EU, namely Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission and Antonio Tajani, President of the European Parliament. To discuss foreign affairs, President Zourabichvili will hold meetings with Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Dimitris Avramopoulos, European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship. It is likely and I am certain that the President will once again underscore the importance of Georgia’s European integration,” Natalie Sabanadze said.
President Zourabichvili’s visit will end on January 23. 

Georgia will be the focus of Europalia Arts Festival in 2022

Published in Culture
Wednesday, 19 December 2018 11:42

Georgian art and culture will be in focus of European institutions and citizens in the 2022 edition of Europalia Arts Festival, a major biennial event hosted in Brussels.
All facets of the country’s creative potential and cultural legacy will be highlighted for Festival visitors by a representation of Georgia as the official Guest Country between October 2022 and January 2023.
Europalia editions involve hundreds of events and activities showcasing guest countries during the biennial occasions run under the patronage of the royal family of Belgium.
Speaking to reporters Georgia’s Ambassador to Belgium Natalie Sabanadze said that the Festival would bring a “celebration of Georgian culture” to Brussels, Belgium and European capitals.

All facets of the country’s creative potential and cultural legacy will be highlighted for Festival visitors by a representation of Georgia as the official Guest Country between October 2022 and January 2023.
Europalia editions involve hundreds of events and activities showcasing guest countries during the biennial occasions run under the patronage of the royal family of Belgium.
Speaking to reporters Georgia’s Ambassador to Belgium Natalie Sabanadze said that the Festival would bring a “celebration of Georgian culture” to Brussels, Belgium and European capitals.

Ambassadors’ Conference 2018 – Georgian Diplomacy: Advancing Freedom, Prosperity and Development

Published in Politics
Tuesday, 18 December 2018 14:44

Tbilisi will host Ambassadors’ Conference 2018 – Georgian Diplomacy: Advancing Freedom, Prosperity and Development from 18 to 21 December 2018 bringing together heads of Georgia’s diplomatic representations and consular offices abroad. 

Georgian Foreign Minister David Zalkaliani will open the Conference. President of Georgia Salome Zurabishvili and Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze will speak before the attending audience.
The participants will assess the activities of the Georgian Foreign Ministry over the past year, will bring forward new initiatives and will discuss draft of the Foreign Policy Strategy for 2019-22.

Within the framework of the Conference, working sessions will be held, with the participation of ministers and MPs.

Participants of the Ambassadors’ Conference will meet with representatives of civil society and will take part in the round table with representatives of business communities.

The President of Georgia, the Prime Minister and the Chairman of the Parliament will hold working meetings with heads of the diplomatic represenattions abroad.

Ambassadors’ Conference 2018 will be closed by the Foreign Minister’s concluding press conference on 21 December.

68 Georgians Appointed as Young European Ambassadors

Published in Education
Tuesday, 06 November 2018 17:11

On 9 November 2018, newly selected Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) will meet H.E. Carl Hartzell, Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Georgia, at an official meeting in Tbilisi.

68 young Georgians were selected to take part in the third round of the YEAs initiative. During the meeting with the Head of the Delegation Hartzell, Young European Ambassadors will present their previous activities, discuss the ways of empowering youth and initiate plans of future activities. Young European Ambassadors, who have actively participated in various events in Georgia and abroad, will share their volunteering experience and to receive certificates in recognition of their active role.

Within the week of 12 -16 November newly selected Young European Ambassadors from Georgia will visit “Young Farmers Centers” in Tetritskaro Municipality. They will make presentations in order to raise awareness about the European Union, shared values, inform about the EU funded youth initiatives and opportunities for Georgian youth in the field of education and mobility as well as brainstorm on the next activities.

The ‘Young European Ambassadors’ initiative aims to foster cooperation and sustainable links between young people and youth organisations from the European Union (EU) and its Eastern Partner countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova, and Ukraine. The initiative facilitates the mutual exchange of ideas and information on the EU, as well as the engagement of young people in informative activities. It is focused on people-to-people contacts and dialogue-driven activities that contribute to an enhanced understanding and perception of the EU and a greater appreciation of its relationships with the Eastern Neighbourhood.

Young European Ambassadors Initiative

‘Young European Neighbours’ Network group on Facebook

Young European Ambassadors in photos and videos

Official Facebook Page of the European Union Delegation to Georgia

 

 

 

 

Prime Minister Congratulates Turkey With Republic Day

Published in Politics
Friday, 02 November 2018 10:53

"Turkey is the largest trade partner for our country" stated Mamuka Bakhtadze, Prime Minister of Georgia at the Reception marking 95th Anniversary of the Republic Day of Turkey.

Head of Government of Georgia congratulated H.E. Fatma Ceren Yazgan, Plenipotentiary and Extraordinary Ambassador of Turkey to Georgia with the Republic Day and noted that Turkey has overcome a number of challenges throughout these 95 years and transformed into a large economic and political power.

According to the Prime Minister of Georgia, many regional and historic projects have jointly been implemented by Georgia and Turkey, including the Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum (BTE), Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC), South Caucasus Pipeline (SCP) and Baku-Tbilisi-Kars BTK.

"I am thrilled that I have participated in the BTK myself" noted the Prime Minister of Georgia.

Head of Government of Georgia underlined the consistent support of Turkey since Georgia regained its independence.

"We regard Turkey as our strategic friend. At the same time, it is an idea of our international aspirations as Georgia strives to become a fully-fledged member of NATO and Turkey is a great supporter of ours in this endeavor. Hence, Ladies and Gentlemen, I once again wish to congratulate our Turkish friends with the Republic Day and wish them all the best. Friends, I wish you peace and prosperity" concluded the Prime Minister of Georgia.

Official Reception was attended by diplomatic corps accredited in Georgia, officials of non-government and international organizations, mass media, political parties and religious authorities.

Georgian Prime Minister’s Meeting with Chinese Ambassador

Published in Politics
Saturday, 20 October 2018 21:22

Today, Georgian Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze held a meeting with Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to Georgia Ji Yanchi.
The discussion during the meeting revolved around the relations between Georgia and China across a variety of areas and the growing economic and trade dynamic. The importance of further developing the trade relations between the two countries was underlined.
According to the Prime Minister of Georgia, China's becoming Georgia's main trade partner is one of the Government's top priorities. The meeting emphasized the necessity of high-level exchange visits between the countries.
Special attention was paid to the significant growth of Chinese investments in Georgia's economy. As the Head of Government pointed out, Chinese companies create additional motivation in terms of attracting foreign investments in Georgia. Emphasis was also placed on China's technological achievements and the importance of sharing technological experience with Georgia. The Prime Minister of Georgia and the Chinese diplomat discussed the Georgian Prime Minister's upcoming visit to China in early November.
Special attention during the meeting was paid to the dire human rights and humanitarian situation in Georgia's occupied regions. The Chinese diplomat reaffirmed firm support of Georgia's sovereignty and territorial integrity.
The conversation during the meeting also involved people-to-people relations and the further development of the historical and cultural relations between the two nations. The Prime Minister of Georgia offered the Chinese Ambassador to open a Chinese cultural center in Georgia.

EU in Georgia: New Head of EU Delegation appointed

Published in Politics
Friday, 14 September 2018 12:03

Earlier in September, Carl Hartzell was appointed as Ambassador of the European Union to Georgia.

As the EU's top diplomat in the country, Ambassador Hartzell oversees the bilateral relationship between the EU and Georgia, and the work of the Delegation including political and economic affairs, as well as cooperation.

He represents the Presidents of the European Council and the European Commission and works under the direct authority of the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy in implementing the EU’s foreign policy.

The Embassy of Turkmenistan in Georgia held a briefing dedicated to the International Rally “Amul -Hazar 2018”

Published in Sport
Friday, 10 August 2018 17:15

On August 10 , 2018, the Embassy of Turkmenistan in Georgia held the briefing dedicated to the grand sports event - International Rally “Amul-Hazar 2018”, which will be held on September 11-15, 2018 in Turkmenistan. 

The briefing was attended by representatives of the “Georgian Business Week”, newspapers of  ”Resonance”, “Multinational Georgia”, “Free Georgia”, international magazine “Geo Traveler”, “News Day Georgia” news agency, “Sputnik” international news agency, “TV-24” channel and others.

In his speech, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Turkmenistan in Georgia D. Muratov underlined that this year, which is held under the motto “Turkmenistan is the heart of the Great Silk Road, Turkmenistan has revived its significance as a key link of this ancient route. This grand sports event will be a unique opportunity to present both the past and the present of the Great Silk Road, which today, thanks to energetic efforts and constructive international policy of the Esteemed President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, is reborn again, connecting countries and peoples.

During the briefing, media representatives were provided with detailed information on the Rally “Amul-Hazar 2018”, on the enormous preparatory work, which is personally patronized by the Esteemed President of Turkmenistan.

It was mentioned that big competitions in Turkmenistan on one of the most spectacular and popular sports attract keen interest of the world community. This is indicated by the wish of the sportsmen and teams from various states to take part in the races, which route would run along the Silk Road and through magnificent Karakum Desert. This competition will be true historical event of Turkmen motorsport and will serve to the improvement of the world authority of Turkmenistan

At the end of the briefing, a video about the rally “Amul-Hazar 2018” was demonstrated. Representatives of the Georgian media expressed their gratitude to the Embassy of Turkmenistan and personally to the Ambassador of Turkmenistan in Georgia D. Muratov for organizing and conducting the briefing. Having noted that the competitions will contribute to widening the humanitarian dialogue and developing sports in general, they wished the Rally to be successful.

David Zalkaliani has met the Chinese Ambassador to Georgia

Published in Politics
Thursday, 09 August 2018 11:40

Georgian Foreign Minister David Zalkaliani held a meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People’s Republic of China to Georgia  Ji Yanchi.
The sides discussed important issues on the agenda of bilateral relations, as well as possibilities to deepen political, economic and humanitarian co-operation.

Discussions also focused on the issues relating to co-operation in multilateral formats, including within the UN.
The sides discussed the importance of exchanging high-level visits. Special attention was paid to Georgia’s participation in the China-Eurasia exhibition due to take place in Ürümqi on 30-31 August, and the international import exhibition scheduled in Shanghai, on 5-10 November.
The Foreign Minister expressed his gratitude for China’s firm position regarding Georgia’s sovereignty and territorial integrity and reaffirmed, for his part, Georgia’s support for the One China Policy.
Ji Yanchi congratulated David Zalkaliani on his appointment as Foreign Minister and expressed the hope for the further development of China-Georgia relations.

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