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Nagorno Karabakh: EU allocates additional €3 mln in emergency aid to the civilians most affected by the conflict

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The FINANCIAL — The European Commission has announced an additional €3 million in humanitarian support to ensure critical assistance to the civilians most affected by the conflict in and around Nagorno Karabakh. This funding comes on top of €900,000 allocated since early October when the hostilities started. Commissioner for Crisis Management, Janez Lenarčič, said: “The EU continues to stand by all the civilian population affected by the conflict. We are sending additional humanitarian assistance. I welcome the cessation of hostilities, which should prevent further human suffering. Nevertheless, I am extremely concerned about the humanitarian situation of the vulnerable people who are displaced…

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Nagorno Karabakh: EU allocates additional €3 mln in emergency aid to the civilians most affected by the conflict

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The FINANCIAL — The European Commission has announced an additional €3 million in humanitarian support to ensure critical assistance to the civilians most affected by the conflict in and around Nagorno Karabakh. This funding comes on top of €900,000 allocated since early October when the hostilities started. Commissioner for Crisis Management, Janez Lenarčič, said: “The EU continues…

PM Gakharia held phone conversations with Pashinyan, Aliyev

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The FINANCIAL — Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia and Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan held a phone conversation on November 10. The parties discussed the situation around Nagorno-Karabakh, emphasizing the importance of the comprehensive ceasefire agreement and expressing hope of positive dynamics in the process of its implementation. The Prime Ministers pointed out the significance…

European Union welcomes humanitarian ceasefire between Armenia and Azerbaijan

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The FINANCIAL — The EU welcomes the agreement reached on 10 October on a humanitarian ceasefire between Armenia and Azerbaijan. The EU urges the sides to strictly abide by this agreement and calls on all actors, including external parties, to refrain from any actions that may lead to further casualties. In this respect, we note…

Georgian domestic exports are down by 14.7% in Jan-Aug 2020

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The FINANCIAL — National Statistics Office of Georgia published data of Domestic exports of Georgia (January – August 2020). In January-August 2020 the exports of Georgia (excluding non-declared exports) equaled USD 2 071.4 million, 14.7 percent lower year-on-year. Share of the domestic exports in total export constituted 51.0 percent and amounted to USD 1 055.8…

EU launches new project to target organised crime in Eastern Partnership including Georgia

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The FINANCIAL — A new Europol-led project, funded by the European Union, has been launched, focused on strengthening the capacity of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine to fight organised crime more effectively. The project will contribute to reducing crime and creating a safer living space for citizens in the region. As part of a larger…

UN and EU launch initiative for gender equality in Eastern Partnership including Georgia

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The FINANCIAL — With support from the European Union, the two UN sister agencies will work with government bodies and civil society partners in six countries, including Georgia, to challenge deeply ingrained gender stereotypes, increase men’s involvement in domestic work and childcare, and engage with potential perpetrators to prevent gender-based violence. The programme aims at achieving real…