Georgia and the EU

Switzerland to list Georgia as safe country

Switzerland will add Georgia to its list of safe countries from October 1, joining the other 14 countries in the EU/Schengen zone to do the same.   Following this decision, Georgian asylum-seekers’ applications in …

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Six Georgian towns to receive 100 new modern buses

Six Georgian towns — Kutaisi, Gori, Telavi, Zugdidi, Rustavi and Poti — will receive 100 new modern diesel (Euro 5) buses, Agenda.ge reports. The buses will be given to the towns as part of the Urban Transport …

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Number of Georgian asylum seekers in Germany drops 20%

The number of Georgian asylum seekers in Germany has decreased 20%, according to official figures from the German migration agency. The agency said they have received 2,111 applications from Georgians requesting asylum between …

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EU launches 3 environmental projects in Georgia

The European Union is launching three new projects for environmental protection and climate change in Georgia, the Delegation of the European Union to Georgia said. The projects will focus on the renovation of water supply and …

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Georgia and Portugal agree on migration cooperation

Georgia and Portugal have agreed on cooperation in the field of circular migration, according to the website of the Georgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The agreement was reached during the meeting of the Foreign Ministers of Georgia …

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Zalkaliani on Georgia’s integration into NATO and EU

Georgian Foreign Minister David Zalkaliani said that in the outgoing year, the country took a number of important steps towards the integration into NATO and the European Union. According to the minister, in the coming year, the …

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EU deports 411 Georgians in four months

The European Union member states deported 411 Georgian citizens between August and November of 2018, the Georgian Interior Ministry reported. A total of 152 people were deported from Germany, 74 people - from Austria and 70 …

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Denmark lists Georgia as safe country

Denmark's Immigration Service, the national police and Refugee Council have put Georgia on the list of safe countries, the Georgian Foreign Ministry reported. Due to being put on the list of safe countries, the Danish side will …

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