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A new vision of decentralization and local self-governance in Georgia

05.03.2018 — Local news Georgia
On 5 March the Parliament and Government of Georgia presented a new national vision of decentralization and local self-governance, which increases decision-making powers and financial resources of the regional and local authorities, empowering them to better address the needs of citizens.

Benefits of studying in Switzerland

15.12.2017 — Georgia
Through the Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships, Switzerland offers Georgian youth immense opportunities to sharpen skills and deepen knowledge at the best Swiss universities and institutes. Irina Tsertsvaze and Tako Bazgadze are two young professionals who were granted an opportunity to graduate from the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP). By presenting their testimonials, we hope to encourage more Georgian young and smart people to cease given opportunities and become better leaders and professionals.  

President of the Swiss Confederation visits Georgia

05.12.2017 — Media release Georgia

On 3-4 December 2017, the President of the Swiss Confederation visited Georgia to mark 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Georgia and Switzerland. Official meetings were held with the President, Prime Minister and the Chairman of the Parliament.

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 National Day celebrated in Georgia

01.08.2017 — Media release Georgia
On 1 August, the Embassy of Switzerland in Georgia hosted Georgian government officials, foreign diplomats and the representatives of international organizations to mark the Swiss National Day and the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Georgia and Switzerland.

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.

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