Communities residing in Pshavi, Piraketa Khevsureti, and Gudamakari have been facing difficult living conditions and low rate of socio-economic development over the decades

Published in Economics
Wednesday, 22 September 2021 14:45
Communities residing in Pshavi, Piraketa Khevsureti, and Gudamakari have been facing difficult living conditions and low rate of socio-economic development over the decades. To support the region in reaching its full development potential, the Czech Development Agency and the Austrian Development Agency signed an agreement on Delegated Cooperation.
The agreement aims at providing support to sustainable development in Georgia through the Sustainable Development of the Area of Aragvi Protected Landscape and the Local Communities Programme. Two parties will co-fund the project with 2 million EURO in total and the Czech Development Agency will be the responsible party over its implementation for the next two years.
Source: Embassy of the Czech Republic in Tbilisi, Georgia



Czech Government Scholarship Awarded to 30 Georgian Students

Published in Education
Friday, 18 June 2021 11:36

On June 18, the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Tbilisi will host a networking event of the Czech Government Scholarship 2021/2022 Recipients. The event will take place at the Czech Embassy in Tbilisi (Chavchavadze Ave. 37, Block IV), 12:00-13:00.

Georgia is among six eligible partner countries whose students are offered the opportunity to study at established institutes of public universities in the Czech Republic, which provide a high level of professional knowledge and skills, and at the same time allow beneficiaries to gain experience with institutional and socio-economic background of the Czech Republic.

Czech Government Scholarship program covers three types of study:

  • Master study programmes plus a one-year-long preparatory course of the Czech language (which is combined with other field-specific training).
  • Master study programmes in English language.
  • Doctoral study programmes.

The scholarship covers the necessary costs related to staying and studying in the Czech Republic.

From the late 1950s to the present day over 20 000 foreign nationals have completed their studies at Czech universities with a scholarship of the Government of the Czech Republic.

30 students (13 women, 17 men) from Georgia have obtained scholarship for the academic year 2021/2022. Nine of the 30 will continue their Master education in Czech Language, three students will continue their doctorate studies in English and others will take English language master programs on various fields of studies, such as ICT, economic data analysis, finance, engineering, environmental studies and rural development. The quota for students in Georgia has exceeded 20 compared to initial 7 students that were awarded in the first year of the scholarship.

Press Release of the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Tbilisi

Caritas Czech Republic in Georgia handed over a 14-cubic-meter garbage truck of modern standard worth 100,000 Euros to the municipality of Dusheti

Published in Society
Tuesday, 08 June 2021 15:36

Caritas Czech Republic in Georgia (CCRG) with the financial support of Slovak Government handed over a 14-cubic-meter garbage truck of modern standard worth 100,000 Euros, and fourteen 1110-liter metal garbage bins to the municipality of Dusheti.

According to the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Georgia, in addition to Dusheti Municipality, within the ENPARD project implemented by Caritas Czech Republic in Khulo, 4WD seven-cubic meter waste collection truck has handed over to Khulo Municipality. Again, with the financial support of Slovak Government, one hundred and thirty-five 240-liter waste containers for separated waste and sixty 1110-liter metal waste containers as part of a project “Supporting Green Actions in Oni Municipality through the development of Waste Management Infrastructure”, supported by the Slovak government were handed over to Oni Municipality.

The Oni Municipality will soon also be served by a 4WD seven-cubic meter waste collection truck for the transportation of separated waste In addition, based on Slovakia’s experience, a solid waste separation and recycling model was developed for Oni Municipality together with an action plan. The attention was also given on actions focused on introducing biodegradable waste management practices. Several campaigns have been conducted to raise public awareness on separate waste collection.

Czech Beer Days 2020 opened in Tbilisi

Published in Society
Wednesday, 24 June 2020 11:29

The Tbilisi Czech Beer Days 2020 (Welcome to the Czech Beer Days at Pub “U LVA”) take place on June 23-25, showcasing the finest of Czech beer and cuisine. The newly opened Czech beer pub “U LVA” on Abashidze 24 is hosting the events from 19:00 until 23:00. The initiative is brought by the Embassy of the Czech Republic and the Ministry of Agriculture of the Czech Republic. The motive behind this festival is to introduce Czech culture and it is an amazing way to do so.

The opening held on June 23rd at 19:00 had a very lovely atmosphere. The welcoming hosts of the place along with the guests made the event very special. One of the highlights of the night was the authentic Czech beer, such as Pilsner Urquell. Highlighting and bringing to the forefront these traditions enriches the local community and it’s a great initiative that is being brought about.

At the opening of Czech beer Days Tbilisi 2020 was attended by the Czech ambassador to Georgia Petr Mikyska, as well as representatives of the diplomatic corps accredited in Georgia.

The event aims at introducing traditional Czech Beer - a delicious beverage with a rich flavor and Czech cuisine. During the Czech Beer Days visitors have an opportunity to benefit 1+1 offer on purchasing beer (buy one 0.5 L of Pilsner Urquell and get one for free) and 50% discount on national Czech dishes. 

We want to remind that Pilsner Urquell was first brewed in 1842 in Plzeň (Pilsen) in Western Bohemia (part of the Czech Republic) and is regarded as the historically first lager type beer. This crisp, refreshing golden lager was made with local ingredients: sweet Moravian barley, delicately bitter Saaz hops, soft Pilsen water, and bottom-fermenting H-strain yeast. The beer was named after the city where it was brewed - Pilsen, where it is still brewed today. Over the last 178 years, pilsner-style lager has become the world’s most popular beer, with seven out of 10 beers in the world imitating this innovation. There are many pilsner-style beers out there, but only one original.

By Alex Klimczyk

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