The Embassy of Switzerland in Georgia welcomes the adoption of the constitutional amendments and trusts that the new electoral system will increase the representation of the different layers of society, including the minorities, within the new Parliament. Switzerland will assist Georgia to set up a fair and transparent electoral campaign, based on mutual respect and constructive compromise, and calls on all political actors and media to refrain from personal attacks, including against the members of the diplomatic corps.
The only Culture House in the village Argokhi has been renovated in cooperation with the Embassy of Switzerland in Georgia, the Municipality of Akhmeta district, the Agricultural Union “Momavlis Mitsa” and the local population. On 28 May 2015 all employees of the Swiss Embassy left for Argokhi with the purpose to clean up the surroundings of the Culture House before the official opening ceremony, which is going to take place at the beginning of June. The project aims to provide a public space in a multi-ethnic local community for cultural activities throughout the year, for social gatherings, educational seminars and vocational trainings in the field of organic agriculture in the Caucasus region. The village Argokhi is one of seven villages of the district of Akhmeta in the north-western part of Kakheti. About 300 people of different origin live together in Argokhi: Georgians - Svanetians, Ossetians, Tushetians, Chechens as well as French and Swiss.