IRI, NDI to send observers to Georgia for parliamentary elections
United States government has allocated two million US dollars to sponsor the presence of international observers at the parliamentary elections in Georgia this fall. The representatives of the International Republican Institute [IRI] and National-Democratic Institute [NDI] will arrive in Georgia on July 18th, 2012 - ambassador of the United States to Georgia John Bass announced today. The observers will monitor not only the process of vote, but the pre-election campaigns as well. International observers will be sent to all regions of Georgia. Ambassador also voiced a new initiative of the U.S. government, which is going to facilitate involvement of women candidates in election process.
The President of Georgia has held meeting with the Head of the NATO Liaison Office in Georgia, NATO/PFP Liaison Officer in South Caucasus, Mr.William Lahue. The parties discussed Georgia`s prospects for NATO integration, also the regional security issues amid the crisis in Ukraine.
Prime Minister of Georgia today chaired the meeting of the political council of the Georgian Dream ruling coalition. The meeting was attended by the majority MPs and the members of the cabinet and it was dedicated to the discussion of the upcoming local ...
Ukraine`s government has released the photos, which they say prove that the faces seen on the pictures are the same as seen in the footages in Georgia in 2008. Ukrainian authorities say these materials prove that the crisis and provocations in Ukraine`s eastern regions are organized and controlled by the Russian special services.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs warns the citizens of Georgia to be careful about accepting the citizenship of the Russian Federation. First Deputy Minister Davit Zalkaliani has commented on the reports about simplification of the procedures for granting Russian citizenships to the citizens of the former Soviet Republics.
The Dutch company ROYAL PHILIPS will open the regional service-center in Georgia - the chief executive director of the company has been hosted by the Georgian Prime Minister to discuss the plans of the company for Georgia.
Georgia is marking the Earth Day along with the rest of the world. Earth Day is an annual event, celebrated on April 22, on which events are held worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection.