Friday, May 31, 2013

Georgian Liberal Visa Regime to be Reviewed

From InterpressNews

Georgian liberal visa regime will be reviewed, Minister of Justice Tea Tsulukiani told journalists after the governmental commission session. The minister of Justice informs that 12 Ministries have been working on a package of bills regarding foreigners’ legal situation in Georgia.

The state departments discussed the regulations that will be imposed on citizens of foreign countries by the new version of law.

RD 16:19:33

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

US student loans: The trillion dollar debt trap

As the cost of a university education soars, default rates are on the rise. Some estimates say that more than five million borrowers in the US have defaulted on their student loans. Almost 375,000 people defaulted in the latest year alone, the US Department of Education says.

And those borrowers can face dire consequences.

RD 06:52:41

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

The Association of Disabled Women and Mothers of Disabled Children (ADW)


To improve social and legal status of local and displaced individuals with physical disabilities and mothers of disabled children, to identify problems of these target groups and to find ways to effectively find solutions through their active participation. Also, efforts of ADW are directed towards promoting involvement of local and central legislative, executive and judiciary branches, local authorities, the civil society and mass media in the solution of these problems; as well as to gain support of local and international non-governmental organisations.

Focus areas
  • Protection of rights of women and children;
  • Health care;
  • Education;
  • Women and gender problems;
  • Civil society development;
  • Community development;
  • Legislature activities;
  • Infrastructure rehabilitation;
  • Assistance to socially vulnerable;
  • Charitable activities.
Major Forms of Activities
  • Consultations;
  • Lobbing;
  • Monitoring

51 Rustaveli Street
Zugdidi 1700
Tel: +995-8315-5-01-39 / +995-77-45-45-88

RD 11:31:25

Friday, November 16, 2012

Russia considers lifting embargo on Georgian wine

Moscow is ready to consider allowing Georgian wine back onto the Russian market.

Andrei Denisov, First Deputy Foreign Minister, said on Wednesday that there is a willingness on both sides to study the issue.

Davit Kirvalidze, Georgia’s Agriculture Minister, on Wednesday said that negotiations about bringing Georgian wine back into the Russian market will start in the near future.

RD 06:10:10

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Justice Minister voices new initiative

Source: GHN

The Minister of Justice of Georgia has voiced several initiatives - one includes reduction of the authority of the Supreme Court chairperson and the other - change of the rule on collection of sentences by law court.

The Ministry has already launched to work on the two initiatives. Minister of Justice Tea Tsulukiani has presented the draft bill to the society, to which NGO Young Georgian Lawyer`s Association has already declared support.

Chairperson of the Supreme Court of Georgia, Konstantine Kublashvili disapproves the initiatives, asserting the decision will affect the independence of the judiciary.

RD 07:50:49