Bridging relations in the South Caucasus

Bridging relations in the South Caucasus

18 April 2019
The South Caucasus unites three neighbouring states – Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan. There is a large population of Azeri and Armenian nationalities in the bordering regions of Georgia, particularly in towns and villages.
How Georgia aims to improve its energy sector through cross-border trade and energy-efficiency policies

How Georgia aims to improve its energy sector through cross-border trade and energy-efficiency policies

08 April 2019
How can Georgia increase its energy security, keeping in mind the seasonal imbalance the country faces in terms of electricity production? What are some of the best technologies and global practices in overcoming low energy efficiency in buildings, which is one of the leading causes of energy…
Georgia: Helping female victims of domestic abuse to break away from their abusers

Georgia: Helping female victims of domestic abuse to break away from their abusers

13 March 2019
“It is very important for people to be able to continue independent life after they leave the service, in order to avoid recurring abuse. Otherwise there is a vicious cycle, when the victim manages to escape the abusive environment temporarily, starts rehabilitation and returns back again due to…
Cybercrime – A Georgian prosecutor on challenges and EU support

Cybercrime – A Georgian prosecutor on challenges and EU support

07 March 2019
Cyber blackmail, internet scams, dissemination of private videos, hacking of private bank accounts and theft – these are just some of the cases on which Mariam Gogoreliani, supervising prosecutor of the Prosecutor’s Office of Georgia, has been working since 2015.
Georgia: Optical entrepreneur makes ambitious plans for innovation with EU support

Georgia: Optical entrepreneur makes ambitious plans for innovation with EU support

07 March 2019
“Leonardo da Vinci was one of the first to describe, with almost complete precision, the anatomy of the eye and optical system in the 15th century. He is perceived as the biggest innovator in modern science, and not only in science,” Tekla Mamageishvili, Director of a Tbilisi-based eye clinic,…
Overseas by eTwinning Plus– A Georgian teacher’s success story

Overseas by eTwinning Plus– A Georgian teacher’s success story

06 March 2019
Nino Bunturi teaches English at the village school in Adzvi, in Georgia's Gori district.
Success story: Georgian company increases profit by 7.5% with support from 'Women in Business'

Success story: Georgian company increases profit by 7.5% with support from 'Women in Business'

05 March 2019
Tech Engineering Group is one of the companies in Georgia that received support from the ‘’Women in Business’’ programme which is run by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) with support from the EU among other donors.
Lika Merabishvili – a Georgian woman who strives to promote cycling in Tbilisi with EU support

Lika Merabishvili – a Georgian woman who strives to promote cycling in Tbilisi with EU support

01 March 2019
In Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, the first steps are being made towards developing cycling infrastructure alongside the expansion of the automotive industry. Cycling activist Lika Merabishvili is striving to promote cycling in the city with the EU’s support.
New gas regulations to come in once Georgia complies with EU energy legislation

New gas regulations to come in once Georgia complies with EU energy legislation

11 December 2018
Georgia is getting ready to reform its gas market by putting in new energy legislation. The demand for natural gas is increasing each year and Georgia’s gas contracts are expiring. Geopolitics make Georgia’s energy security even more vulnerable, given that the country doesn’t have enough local gas…
EU support to socially disadvantaged babies in Kakheti

EU support to socially disadvantaged babies in Kakheti

03 December 2018
For 27-year-old Pato Imedashvili, from Omalo village, Akhmeta municipality, morning starts very early. There is a lot of work to do… She has five children, one of which she has to see off to school, two others to kindergarten. Seven-month-old Hamza is the youngest of the family members. Pato’s…