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CoE names Georgia among the successful countries for the effective fight against COVID-19 in the penitentiary system

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The FINANCIAL — Thanks to the effective fight against coronavirus in the penitentiary system, Georgia is among the successful countries praised by the Council of Europe. The Council of Europe has recently published 2 reports on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on prisons populations. The first report-Prisons and Prisoners in Europe in Pandemic Times: An evaluation of the short-term impact of the COVID-19 on prison populations-covers a period from January 1, 2020 to April 15, 2020. The report ranks Georgia among the countries with no COVID-19 cases confirmed in their penitentiary systems. Besides Georgia, these are Iceland, Latvia, Lichtenstein,…

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CoE names Georgia among the successful countries for the effective fight against COVID-19 in the penitentiary system

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The FINANCIAL — Thanks to the effective fight against coronavirus in the penitentiary system, Georgia is among the successful countries praised by the Council of Europe. The Council of Europe has recently published 2 reports on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on prisons populations. The first report-Prisons and Prisoners in Europe in Pandemic Times:…

With UNDP and the UK support e-Apostille now available in Georgia

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The FINANCIAL — Georgian and foreign citizens now have access to a user-friendly digital solution allowing them to verify up to 100 types of documents issued by Georgia’s public authorities and health and educational institutions. Introduced this month, the e-Apostille can certify birth and marriage certificates, health-related papers, court orders and other documents for use abroad.…

In the Government Effectiveness indicator Georgia ranks 37th in the world

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The FINANCIAL — World Bank published research according to which Georgia’s ratings are improved in Worldwide Governance Indicators. In the Control of Corruption indicator, Georgia ranks 41st among the world’s 189 countries and 19th in Europe, among the top 20 (in the 2012 research ranked Georgia 62nd in Control of Corruption). Georgia is ahead of…

Limitations imposed on international flights prolonged to November 1

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The FINANCIAL — Georgian Civil Aviation Agency made a statement. They announced that COVID-19 related restrictions on regular scheduled international air services have been prolonged until 1 November 2020. Restrictions don’t apply to flights carried out between airports of Tbilisi, Riga, Paris and Munich, as well as governmental, cargo, ambulance and emergency flights. Georgia shut down…

Georgia’s rugby team The Lelos to play in Eight Nations

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The FINANCIAL — Georgian Rugby Union confirmed on September 10 that as a result of negotiations, it was finally decided that Georgian national rugby team – the Lelos – will take part in the “Autumn Nations Cup 2020” from the second half of November this year, where they will have the honor to play world rugby…

The ADC stated gov’t reneged on support for port project

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The FINANCIAL — The Anaklia Development Consortium is the company originally selected by the government of Georgia to develop the Anaklia Port project. The company has released a statement yesterday, September 9. The statement claims the government ran a campaign to undermine the project by dissuading potential project investors, lenders, contractors and suppliers from joining the…

With EU support Khashuri bypass road opened in Georgia

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The FINANCIAL — The Khashuri bypass road – a section of the Zemo Osiauri-Chumateleti Project has opened on 22 August, 2020 by Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia and Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Regional Development and Infrastructure Maia Tskitishvili. The project was implemented with the financial support of the European Investment Bank with the financial warrant…

Georgia announced financial aid for students, children, families and self-employed people

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The FINANCIAL — Today at the Executive Government Meeting it was announced that, Georgian government will continue the programmes to cover utility fees, including sanitary services, gas and water bills. Also, every student with up to 150,000 social rating points will receive a full state-funded compensation for one semester tuition fees in the 2021 academic year…

German Embassy in Georgia welcomes the Georgian govt’s decision to open its borders

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The FINANCIAL — Since Georgia’s inclusion on the list of safe countries, and the issuance of the recommendation on the possible reopening of borders to these countries, the Georgian Government has been engaged in active bilateral negotiations with several EU member states. According to, Press Service of the Government Administration, agreements on the unconditional bilateral reopening…