Georgia and the EU

Georgia holding Independence Day celebrations

Georgia holding Independence Day celebrations

Today Georgia is celebrating its Independence Day, simultaneously marking the 104th anniversary of the establishment of its First Democratic Republic.  With the main theme of this year’s occasion - Towards Europe - …

Georgian PM discusses Georgia's EU membership bid in Brussels

Georgian PM discusses Georgia's EU membership bid in Brussels

Georgia's application for European Union membership, as well as the progress made by the country in implementing the 2014 EU-Georgia Association Agreement and related democratic reforms were discussed on Tuesday in a meeting between Georgian …

Georgian FM to pay working visit to Brussels

Georgian FM to pay working visit to Brussels

Georgian Foreign Minister Ilia Darchiashvili will pay a working visit to Brussels on May 16-18, Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported, according to 1tv.ge. Ilia Darchiashvili is scheduled to hold meetings with Foreign Ministers of …

Georgia completes first part of EU membership  questionnaire

Georgia completes first part of EU membership  questionnaire

The Georgian Government has completed the first part of the questionnaire for the country’s European Union membership bid and will submit it to the Head of European Union Delegation to Georgia Karl Hartzel on Monday, Prime Minister Irakli …

Czech FM: Czech Republic wants Georgia in EU

Czech FM: Czech Republic wants Georgia in EU

Georgia is a part of Europe and the Czech Republic wants the country in the European Union, Czech Foreign Minister Jan Lipavsky said on Thursday at a press conference following a meeting with his Georgian counterpart Ilia Darchiashvili. …

Georgian parliament approves EU integration resolution

Georgian parliament approves EU integration resolution

The Georgian Parliament has approved the resolution on the country’s European Union integration during the plenary session on Tuesday. A total of 111 MPs voted in favour of the resolution, with no votes against. The …

Georgia applies to EU

Georgia applies to EU

The Prime Minister of Georgia, Irakli Garibashvili, signed the country's application to join the European Union. He commented on the event in a televised address. "Today is a historic day for Georgia. On behalf of the …

Georgia on list of countries permitted to export snails to EU

Georgia on list of countries permitted to export snails to EU

Georgia has been added to the list of countries that can export snails to the European Union market, the Ministry of Environment Protection and Agriculture said. The adoption of the regulation has followed measures taken by the Georgian …

COVID-19 green passes come into force in Georgia

COVID-19 green passes come into force in Georgia

Covid-19 ‘green’ passes have come into force in Georgia starting today, obliging the public to present proof of vaccination, testing or recovery from Covid-19 when entering certain establishments.  The ‘green …

Georgia's UNM to sign EU-mediated agreement

Georgia's UNM to sign EU-mediated agreement

The United National Movement (UNM), the largest opposition party in Georgia, has decided to join the April 2021 EU-mediated agreement after more than four months of refusing to do so. The UNM’s decision comes on the …

Georgia decides not to take second part of EU loan

Georgia decides not to take second part of EU loan

Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili has announced that the government has decided not to take the second tranche of an EU loan as 'we are trying to reduce foreign debt'.  "We took part of the loan in 2020. The …