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Teaching Agriculture For High Standards

11.05.2022 — Local news Georgia

The Swiss Government and UNDP are assisting the Swiss Agricultural School in Georgia

TBILISI. 11 May 2022 – Swiss Ambassador to Georgia Heidi Grau, Regional Director of the Swiss Cooperation Office for the South Caucasus, Embassy of Switzerland Danielle Meuwly and UNDP Resident Representative in Georgia Nick Beresford visited Dmanisi Municipality on 7 May to see the progress of the Swiss and UNDP-supported educational initiatives at the Swiss Agricultural School ‘Caucasus’ (SASC).

"Leave No One Behind" – in focus of Swiss engagement

03.03.2022 — Article Georgia

(Part 1, Georgia)

With the adoption of the Agenda 2030 in 2015, Switzerland pledged to "endeavour to reach the furthest behind first". The principle of ‘leave no one behind’ has been since pursued in all Swiss projects the world over. The Swiss Cooperation Office for the South Caucasus has started  a new series of articles dedicated to its efforts to tackle multidimensional poverty in rural areas of Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia.

Green status-passport (MFA)

01.12.2021 — Local news Georgia
Starting from December 1st, 2021, on all territory of Georgia, only a green status person will be able to visit the following facilities:

Stepping Up Efforts for E-governance in Georgia

27.07.2021 — Article Georgia
The agile development of digital technologies, information and communication services has made it possible for people to receive and spread information at lightning speed, to communicate and participate in the processes which used to be inaccessible before. Easy access to government websites, information on budget expenditures, state auctions and programmes, news and innovations facilitates citizens’ participation in decision-making. The availability of information and communication technologies empowers citizens to become participants in the development processes. Georgia is a young democracy; its efforts to deploy information technology across the country make it a modern democracy as well.

Protect the right to freedom of assembly at 2021 Pride Week in Tbilisi

01.07.2021 — Position Georgia
The Embassy of Switzerland in Georgia joins the statement issued by the United Nations system in Georgia, the Delegation of the European Union to Georgia, the Embassies to Georgia of Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Israel, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States, and the Head of the EU Monitoring Mission in Georgia, in support of equality and human rights for everyone in Georgia. 

Call for proposals

16.06.2021 — Press release Georgia
The Swiss Cooperation Office (SCO) for the South Caucasus is calling for proposals by civil society organizations, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and foundations registered in Georgia to strengthen the civil society and widen the civic space in the priority areas of migration and media.

All-in-one digital system for animal health and food safety

06.05.2021 — Article Georgia
In 2021, Georgia will have its first ever digital National Animal Identification and Traceability System (NAITS). While the name is quite self-explanatory, in practical terms it means permanent identification and traceability ‘from farm to fork’. The phrase “from farm to fork” was coined for a system of identification of animal products back to farm premises.  Once fully implemented, this real-time online database of animals will allow Georgian policy-makers to act quickly in case of disease outbreaks and also, to introduce more tailored policies for the benefit of the sector. 

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