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May 17, 2022

The launch event of “Best Practices and International Standards to Hospitality Industry Initiative” exemplifies the U.S. government’s commitment to partnerships that advance Georgia’s inclusive economic growth. This initiative, facilitated by USAID’s Economic Security Program, strengthens standards for the hospitality and tourism sectors by establishing internationally certified training courses and paid internships for up to 100 participants.

May 16, 2022

Georgian judges and the United States celebrated Judges’ Day today with a question-and-answer program between law students and a panel of sitting judges supported by the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Rule of Law Program.

U.S. Ambassador Kelly C. Degnan made opening remarks at the event and emphasized to the students the need for using independent judgment as justices.

March 24, 2022

USAID Deputy Administrator Isobel Coleman and TBC Bank Chief Executive Officer Vakhtang Butskhrikidze affirmed their joint commitment to strengthen Georgia’s economic diversification and resilience at a ceremony marking a new memorandum of understanding (MOU).  Under the MOU, USAID will partner with TBC Bank to expand access to finance and business support services for inclusive economic growth, promote women’s economic empowerment, and develop the skills businesses need to grow.

February 23, 2022

JNEWS is a local independent media outlet in Javakheti, a majority ethnic Armenian region in Georgia’s south. Several years ago, a group of active citizens in Javakheti created the outlet to ensure that ethnic Armenians - many of whom lack Georgian language skills - could receive fact-based information about local and national issues. Now, the outlet is playing an important role in promoting civic integration in Georgia.

February 9, 2022

Lia Dekanadze and Nestan Ananidze are from the ethnic Georgian Muslim community in Khulo, Adjara. After graduating from university in Tbilisi, both Lia and Nestan returned to Khulo to help address challenges facing the community. They stand up for the rights of all Georgian citizens, regardless of religion or ethnicity, viewing civic integration as necessary to build resilience, strengthen democracy, and advance prosperity in Georgian society. 

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