EU-georgia relations

Georgian PM rejects opposition’s two main demands

By | March 17th, 2021|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Irakli Garibashvili meeting with Josep Borrell, the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy. (Facebook/Government of Georgia.) TBILISI, DFWatch--Georgia’s prime minister on Tuesday rejected the two main demands put forth by the opposition, thus prolonging the country’s four and a half months long political crisis. "The next parliamentary elections will be held in 2024," Prime [...]

Georgia negotiated about EU Association Agreement

By | March 23rd, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister Davit Zalkaliani. (Ministry photo.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia held a final round of negotiations about an association agreement with the EU March 21-22. This latest round, which dealt with the political part of the agreement, saw some progress which means that Georgia is better prepared for the Eastern […]

EU Commission makes recommendations to Georgia

By | March 22nd, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

EU’s Ambassador to Georgia, Philip Dimitrov. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The European Commission recommends that Georgia amends its law on the occupied territories, improves errors in its election legislation, reforms its justice system, and avoids selective justice. The Commission writes this in a new report about the […]

Georgia to send military instructors to Mali

By | March 19th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia is considering taking part in military operations held under the auspices of the European Union. First Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister Davit Zalkaliani Monday informed the media about planned activities of the ministry. He said that Georgia […]

Competing versions of Georgian events heard in Brussels

By | February 27th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili accuses the Ivanishvili government of failing to adopt a common document with EU, while it  accuses him of  telling lies. Tuesday, during a meeting with TV reporters, the president said that for the first time […]

EU to support Georgia’s reforms with €20 mill

By | February 13th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Part of the money will go to promoting better coordination at the Prime Minister’s Office. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–EU Tuesday signed an agreement with Georgia which will release €20 million in aid for furthering democratic reforms in the country. According to an EU press release, the money will be spent on institution building aimed at supporting reforms […]

New webpage about EU-Georgia relations

By | February 11th, 2013|Categories: NGO news|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–European Initiative – Liberal Academy Tbilisi presented a new web service about the evolution of EU-Georgia relations. The goal of the project “Who is Who in Brussels on Georgia and the South Caucasus” is to offer a mapping of major interlocutors […]

Ivanishvili plans to visit Europe

By | October 18th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch — After meeting with Stefan Fule, European Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy on Thursday, Bidzina Ivanishvili talked about his planned visit to Europe. “We had a very interesting conversation,” he said, adding that this […]

EU signs 23 million euro aid package with Georgia

By | October 10th, 2012|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch — Two financial agreements have been signed between Georgia and the EU. According to press office of the State Minister for EU and Euro Atlantic Integration, Minister Thornike Gordadze signed the two agreements. The agreements have a budget of 23 million […]

EU Statement on Georgia prisoner abuse

By | September 20th, 2012|Categories: News, Prisoner abuse|Tags: , |

The European Union Wednesday issued a statement regarding the ongoing scandal surrounding prisoner abuse in Georgia: “The EU Delegation is shocked by the appalling footage of abuses committed against inmates in Gldani prison. It is of vital importance that these […]