Georgia and the EU

EU opens borders to Georgia

The European Union has decided to reopen its borders to Georgia as from July 1.  According to the EU Council, as from 1 July, EU member states should start lifting the travel restrictions at the external borders for residents of …

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Georgian Dream supporters block center of Tbilisi

In the center of Tbilisi, supporters of the ruling Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia party  hold a mass rally entitled "Georgia's Way to Europe." The event is dedicated to the fact that six months ago the country headed the …

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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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