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Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 7:45am

Goodwill Hypermarket, Didi Digomi branch, Tbilisi, August 4, 2016, 11:00 hrs - Chargé D’Affaires Nicholas Berliner, USAID Acting Deputy Mission Director Mark Mitchell, Minister of Environment and Natural Resources Protection Gigla Agulashvili, Executive Director of Caucasus Environmental NGO Network (CENN) Nana Janashia, and Goodwill CEO Giorgi Khabashvili participated in the U.S. Government’s Waste Management Technologies in Regions (WMTR) program’s opening of the first public recycling center in Georgia.

Through the WMTR program, USAID promotes a green economy through promotion of waste recycling in Georgia and develops local capacity to solve environmental problems. Through the creation of opportunities to recycle waste, and through educational and awareness raising campaigns, local communities learn about environmental issues, and actively participate in promoting environmentally friendly behavior. The WMTR program establishes waste separation and recycling systems and motivates citizens to become more aware of the environment and things they can do to protect it.   

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 7:00am

On Wednesday, August 3 at 4:00pm representatives of Georgian political parties’ youth branches will hold a briefing and signing of the multi-party agreement on Code of Conduct. The event will  take place at Tbilisi Rooms  Hotel.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 1:30am

July 28, Tbilisi, Expo Georgia, Pavilion 3, 10:00 a.m. – U.S. Ambassador Ian Kelly, together with the Czech Republic Ambassador Tomáš Pernický and the Minister of Labor, Health and Social Affairs David Sergeenko, will mark the culmination of USAID’s ARDG project with a conference on drug addiction in Georgia

Giorgi Shavadze Shows Mission Director Ball His Greenhouses along the ABL
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 12:00pm

USAID Mission Director Douglas Ball joined Minister of Agriculture Otar Danelia and Acting Governor of Shida Kartli Ioseb Okromelidze to visit communities along the Administrative Boundary Line (ABL) with Georgia's occupied territory of South Ossetia.

Residents of the Tbilisi Elders' Boarding House celebrate their new solar hot water heater
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 1:45am

Tbilisi, Monday, June 27, 2016, 12:00pm—USAID/Georgia Acting Deputy Mission Director Michael Rossmas attended an event marking the achievements of the USAID-supported Clean Energy Program.

Ambassador Kelly Gives Opening Remarks at National Disability Rights Day Forum
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 2:00am

The Coalition for Independent Living (CIL), with support from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), will mark National Disability Rights Day with a forum on the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD). The forum will raise public awareness about disability rights issues in Georgia and around the world.

Ambassador Kelly Gives Remarks at USAID's TB Prevention Project Close-Out Event
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 11:00am

On June 7, 2016, U.S. Ambassador Ian Kelly and Minister of Labor, Health and Social Affairs Davit Sergeenko attended an event to mark the successful completion of USAID’s TB Prevention Project.

Exhibition and Awards Ceremony at Ezo
Friday, June 3, 2016 - 5:00pm

Officials from USAID, representatives from the Caucasus Environmental NGO Network (CENN), and co-owners of Ezo restaurant gathered for the public opening of a photo exhibition in honor of World Environment Day. The exhibition will be shown at Ezo through Sunday, June 5.

USAID Assistant Administrator Thomas Melia meeting Georgian farmers
Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 2:45am

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Assistant Administrator for Europe and Eurasia (E&E) Thomas O. Melia and USAID Mission Director Douglas Ball traveled to Gori to meet with beneficiaries of U.S. Government development assistance at the AgroKartli farm services center.

Thomas Melia visits USAID-supported educational program in Georgia
Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 2:15am

USAID Assistant Administrator for Europe and Eurasia Thomas Melia, USAID Mission Director Douglas Ball, and the Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Tamar Sanikidze visited USAID’s Georgian Primary Education (G-PriEd) project.

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