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Georgia: Mechanization Field Day in Lagodekhi

19 November 2019
On 18 November, the Georgian village Chiauri in Lagodekhi municipality hosted a Mechanization Field Day for local farmers and stakeholders. Machinery suppliers of Lagodekhi had the opportunity to observe and test tractors and other agricultural equipment showcased by Agromotors, one of the…
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Fellowship opportunity for young civil society activists from Eastern Neighbourhood

19 November 2019
Young civil society activists from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine with new ideas to improve their communities or countries have a chance to develop their leadership skills. The EU-funded Eastern Partnership Civil Society Facility (EaP CSF) announced a…
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EU to review pro-Kremlin disinformation tactics and messages at conference in Georgia

19 November 2019
On 22 November, the Georgian capital Tbilisi will gather strategic communication experts, EU officials, diplomats, young professionals, civil society and media from across the EU, its Eastern partner countries, the Western Balkans and other regions for the ‘Disinfo Alert!’ conference. The…
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EU4Climate: regional workshop on working together to counter climate change

19 November 2019
Representatives from the EU’s six Eastern partner countries met in Tbilisi on 18 November to discuss their progress in mitigating climate change and adapting to its effects by introducing climate-sensitive policies and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Organised by the EU and the United Nations…
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Statement by HR/VP Mogherini on the occasion of Universal Children's Day

19 November 2019
On the occasion of Universal Children's Day on 20 November, the European Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy stated the following : "This year we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child - the most widely…
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EU4Energy to assist Georgia in energy performance certification of buildings

18 November 2019
On 14 November, the Energy Community secretariat held expert consultations with Georgian stakeholders in Tbilisi, aimed at developing the skills and competencies needed to use a tool that calculates the energy performance of buildings. The tool was developed within the framework of the EU4Energy…
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Energy Community contracting parties evaluate progress of 2020 renewable energy targets

18 November 2019
This week, the Energy Community secretariat hosted three consecutive events on how to boost renewables, facilitate their integration into the energy market and enable energy transition. Finding the right policies and measures for a conducive renewables framework remains critical, as many…
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EU reacts to on-going events in Georgia

18 November 2019
On 17 November, the EU Delegation to Georgia said that it “recognises the deep disappointment of a wide segment of Georgian society at the failure of Parliament to pass the constitutional amendments required to move to fully proportional parliamentary elections in 2020”. “The decision taken last…
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European Investment Bank allocates €7 billion for communications, renewable energy and innovation

18 November 2019
The European Investment Bank (EIB) will support new investments across Europe and around the world with €6.9 billion to improve communications, renewable energy, sustainable transport, social housing and education infrastructure. The EIB Board of Directors also approved a new energy lending policy…
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With EU support, youth club offers new opportunities for internally displaced young people in Georgia

18 November 2019
On 10 November, a new youth club was opened in the Senaki Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) settlement as part of the EU4Youth initiative. This is the only youth club in Senaki, western Georgia, which gives a chance to displaced and conflict affected youth to enhance their livelihoods and foster a…