Global food prices continue to rise

The FINANCIAL — Global food prices continued rising for the fifth consecutive month in October, led by cereals, sugar, dairy and vegetable oils, according to a new report from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. The FAO Food Price Index,…

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EBRD and FAO approve $3 mln coronavirus technical support package

The FINANCIAL — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) are stepping up their cooperation with a US$ 3 million advisory technical cooperation package to help the agrifood sector in the EBRD’s…

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OPINION: Forging resilient regional supply chains and connectivity

Participation in global and regional supply chains has been one of the most reliable economic growth strategies, especially for developing countries in Asia and the Pacific. Smooth and efficient connectivity in both trade and transport has been indispensable to the region’s pursuit…

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NATO Secretary General: Georgia is one of NATO’s most important partners

The FINANCIAL — The meeting between Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Gakharia and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg was held today at the NATO Headquarters in Brussels. The process of Georgia’s NATO integration and Black Sea security were the main topics of discussion. The Secretary-General…

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President of Georgia addressed UNGA high-level meeting

The FINANCIAL — Yesterday, on September 21, the President of Georgia, Salome Zurabishvili and the world leaders, took part in a high-level meeting to mark the 75th anniversary of the United Nations. The event was held online due to the pandemic. In…

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UNSC Members support sovereignty and territorial integrity of Georgia

The FINANCIAL — On 5 August 2020, the UN Security Council discussed the situation in Georgia’s occupied territories and the Russia-Georgia conflict at its closed session dedicated to the 12th anniversary of Russia’s military aggression against Georgia. The parties expressed their extreme concern about…

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Head of Patrol Police Department met with UNDP representatives

The FINANCIAL — Vazha Siradze, head of Patrol Police Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia and representatives of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) held a meeting. At the meeting, the parties discussed the concept of development for the Patrol…

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How Can Contaminated Water Lead to Adverse Health Effects?

In 2010, the United Nations General Assembly recognized water and sanitation as a human right. As such, everyone has a right to safe, sufficient, continuous, physically accessible, and affordable water for use. Sadly this feat has proved challenging to achieve with at…

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