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Georgian Minister of Education and Science visits Switzerland

30.08.2017 — Article Georgia

On 28-29 August, a Georgian delegation headed by the Vice Premier, Minister of Education and Science Alexandre Jejelava paid a working visit to Switzerland. The visit included official meetings with the Federal Councilor Johann N. Schneider-Ammann, the Head of the Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research; Mauro Dell’Ambrogio, the State Secretary for Education, Research and Innovation and the Ambassador Manuel Sager, Director-General of SDC. The parties reviewed the intense cooperation in vocational education between Georgia and Switzerland and touched upon the future cooperation perspectives. The Georgian delegation also visited Swiss academic institutions specialized in agriculture.

Swiss-Georgian conference on VET

30.06.2017 — Media release Georgia

On June 7, 2017, the Embassy of Switzerland in Georgia and the Georgian-Swiss Business Association organized a conference on vocational education and training (VET) in Tbilisi. The purpose of this conference was to share the Swiss experience and expertise and to assist Georgia in generalizing VET as an educational model.

La Suisse

10.04.2017 — Article Georgia

"La Suisse" is a short movie by a 17-year old Georgian student Salome Parjiani. The movie was recognized as the best among the 11 videos that students submitted for the competition announced by the Embassy of Switzerland within the Francophonie 2017.

“together” - the new integration app from the SRG SSR

16.03.2017 — Media release Georgia


Living in Switzerland – this is the theme of the SRG SSR’s integration app, "together". Users can find out about life in Switzerland in a fun way with a quiz, discover the ins and outs and stay up to date with the latest information thanks to a news feed – and all of this in German, French, Italian, English, Spanish, Portuguese or Arabic.

“I had to work harder than any men in the district”

08.03.2017 — Media release Georgia

Every year on March 8th, the world celebrates the International Women’s Day. Across the South Caucasus Region, we travelled to our women beneficiaries to listen to their stories about what it means to be a female entrepreneur, a farmer or a business woman in the rural areas of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia.

Free trade agreement with the EFTA opens up new opportunities for Georgia and Switzerland

28.02.2017 — Local news Georgia

On 26-28 February Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia Mikheil Janelidze paid an official visit to Geneva to appear before the 34th session of the UN Human Rights Council. Within the framework of this visit, the Minister met with the Head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs Didier Burkhalter, the official website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia reports. 

Georgian Prime Minister meets the Swiss President in Davos

20.01.2017 — Media release Georgia

17-20 January, 2017. Davos-Klosters, Switzerland: The visit of Georgia’s Delegation to the World Economic Forum in Switzerland was broadly covered by the local media. The official meeting of the Prime Minister with the President of the Swiss Confederation Doris Leuthard on the sidelines of the event was the focus of print and online media, including social media, in Georgia.

President of the Swiss National Council on visit in Georgia

07.09.2016 — Media release Georgia

With a view to strengthening the bonds between Switzerland and Georgia, the President of the National Council of the Swiss Confederation, Ms. Christa Markwalder, paid an official visit to Georgia on 5-6 September. She was accompanied by Mr. Thomas Aeschi, Member of the Swiss National Council and Ambassador Claudio Fischer, Head of International Relations of the Swiss Parliamentary Services.

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