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Knowledge and Attitudes towards the EU in Georgia (2009 – 2019):Presentation of Europe Foundation’s 2019 Survey

  23 სექტემბერს, ევროპის ფონდმა „ევროკავშირის მიმართ დამოკიდებულებებისა და ცოდნის შეფასება საქართველოში“კვლევის ანგარიში წარმოადგინა. გამოკითხვას ევროპის ფონდი 2009 წლიდან, ყოველ ორ წელიწადში ერთხელ ატარებს. კვლევა წარმომადგენლობითია ქვეყნის მასშტაბით (ოკუპირებული ტერიტორიების გარდა) და  მაქსიმალურად იდენტური კითხვარის გამოყენებით ტარდება, რათა საშუალება მოგვეცეს შევაფასოთ რამდენად იცვლება საქართველოს მოსახლეობის ცოდნა და მოლოდინები ევროკავშირის, საქართველო-ევროკავშირის  ურთიერთობებისა და ევროინტეგრაციის პროცესის მიმართ.  […]

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Finite Water

  “We are accustomed that Georgia is rich in water, though this does not mean that it does not need to be managed. As the temperature rises, this available resource diminishes and its distribution is uneven (75% of water is in Western Georgia). Such a state of affairs makes it clear that the water resources […]

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People Along the Occupation Line

  Gela Mchedlidze is a football coach in the village of Abano. He trains kids on a newly-repaired playground close to school. He travels to his job from the neighboring village of Koda. Koda is situated on the occupation line and is home to fifty families. “Can you see those black dots? They are Russian […]

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Europe Foundation Completed the 2018 Best Food Enterprise Competition

  Europe Foundation completed the 2018 Best Food Enterprise of the Year Competition. While the participants demonstrated significant progress during the competition, none of them were able to fulfill all the recommendations provided by the SPS expert monitors.  For this reason, EPF did not identify this year’s winner. This is the 5th time that EPF […]

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Implementation of Georgia's Commitments under the EU-Georgia Association Agreement: the Case of Air Quality

  Europe Foundation (EPF) held a roundtable discussion   Implementation of Georgia’s Commitments under the EU-Georgia Association Agreement: the Case of Air Quality.  The aim of the event was to facilitate a conversation between different stakeholders on improving air quality in Georgia. The discussion focused on ways of supporting timely and transparent convergence to European policies […]

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Request for Proposals to Promote Participatory Civic Monitoring and Advocacy in the Fulfilment of Georgia’s Obligations under the EU-Georgia Association Agreement (AA)

Europe Foundation (EPF) continues to provide grant support to Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to undertake civic monitoring and advocacy efforts and to contribute to more accountable and transparent public policy making in Georgia. To this effect, EPF is pleased to announce a call for proposals aimed at promoting participatory civic monitoring and advocacy in Georgia […]

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We eat; therefore, we care!

  Around 85,000 kg of meat and meat products were destroyed by the National Food Agency after sales of expired food products were identified from January to September 2018. Meat processing enterprises belong to the category of high risk producers, and, therefore, the state requires that, in addition to observing all other necessary norms, they […]

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Europe Foundation Assessed Food Safety Regulation in Georgia

  On September 14, 2018, Europe Foundation (EPF) presented the assessment report – Food Safety Regulation in Georgia: Assessment of the Government’s Reform Efforts in 2017 – prepared by a group of independent experts.  As in previous years, the report provides a broad overview of the activities implemented during 2017 by the Government of Georgia […]

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Request for Applications: Food Safety Experts

Europe Foundation invites food safety experts to conduct inspections in food enterprises, participating in the Best Food Enterprise of the Year (2018) competition. For more information, please, find the full text of the announcement in Georgian.  About Best Food Enterprise of the Year (2018) competition (available in Georgian only).  List of the Competition participants (available […]

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Europe Foundation Revealed the Best Food Enterprise of 2017

Ozurgeti Tea Packaging Factory of Geoplant, Ltd. was named as the Best Food Enterprise of 2017. EPF announced the winner of the Best Food Enterprise of the Year award on April 27, 2018, at the Golden Brand Awards ceremony. This is the 4th time that EPF organized such a competition, designed to enhance stakeholder adherence […]

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Knowledge and Attitudes towards the EU in Georgia, 2009-2017

On October 10, 2017, 13:00-15:00 Europe Foundation (EPF) will be presenting its recent survey report entitled Knowledge and Attitudes towards the EU in Georgia, 2009 – 2017. The presentation will be held at Tbilisi Marriott Hotel, the Ballroom, (Address: 13 Shota Rustaveli Ave., Tbilisi). The report presents the results of a study into the Georgian […]

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Europe Foundation Will Hold Presentation of the Report, Food Safety Regulation in Georgia: Assessment of the Government’s Reform Efforts in 2016, in Zugdidi and Telavi

On August 7 and 9, 2017, Europe Foundation (EPF) will be presenting the report Food Safety Regulation in Georgia: Assessment of the Government’s Reform Efforts in 2016 in Zugdidi and Telavi. The presenter will provide a broad overview of the activities implemented during 2016 by the Government of Georgia (GoG) in food safety field, identifying […]

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The Winner of the 2016 Best Food Enterprise of the Year Competition Identified LLC Kakhetian Traditional Winemaking has been named the Best Food Enterprise of 2016

In 2016, Europe Foundation organized third Best Food Enterprise of the Year Competition to enhance adherence to food safety standards among food business operators in Georgia and to encourage convergence to European policies in this area. As part of the agreements with 7 participating businesses EPF selected food safety experts performed three unannounced spot-checks at […]

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Results of the Grant Competition to Protect Consumer Rights

In response to the grant competition to protect consumer rights Europe Foundation received 10 applications.  EPF together with expert panel has completed the review of proposals submitted within competition.  The applications were evaluated based on following criteria: Degree to which the proposal adheres to the goal, objectives and requirements of the terms of the competition; […]

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Bringing EU food safety standards to Georgia: a story of success

On September 30, 2016 Europe Foundation (EPF) concluded a project funded by the European Union and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), which was aimed at improving food safety and consumer protection in Georgia and Moldova. EPF’s work on food safety issues started more than eight years ago, as the Foundation saw the need […]

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Statement of CSOs on the Draft Law on Consumer Rights Protection

In 2013, the Georgian Parliamentary Committee on European Integration began work on a draft law on Consumer Rights Protection. Multiple state institutions and civil society organizations were involved in the preparation of this draft law. Although it was finalized by the end of 2013, the draft law was initiated only in July, 2015 and the […]

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Statement of CSOs on Draft Law on Consumer Rights Protection

The Georgian Parliamentary Committee on European Integration started working on a draft law on Consumer Rights Protection in 2013. Multiple state institutions and civil society organizations were involved in the preparation of this draft law. Although it was finalized by the end of 2013 the draft law was initiated only in July 2015 and it […]

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Statement of CSOs on the Draft Law on Consumer Rights Protection

In July of 2015 the Committee on European Integration of the Parliament of Georgia initiated the draft law on Consumer Rights Protection. Adoption of the draft law will signify an advancement for Georgia on its course of European integration through improved consumer rights’ protection, creating a healthier business environment, its modernization and improved competitiveness. Multiple […]

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Recommendations on the draft law on changes and amendments to the Food/Feed Safety, Veterinary and Plant Protection Code

The government of Georgia has presented a draft law on changes and amendments to the Food/Feed Safety, Veterinary and Plant Protection Code to the Parliament of Georgia. Eurasia Partnership Foundation and its partner civil society organizations developed recommendations related to the proposed changes, which can be accessed in Georgian. Comments CSOs Draft Changes with Comments

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CSO Statement on Reforming the Food Market Regulatory Framework

Eurasia Partnership Foundation and its partner civil society organizations express their concern about the slow pace of reforms in the food safety field and appeal to the Georgian authorities to accelerate the reform process in order to improve, the protection of consumer rights. Please refer to the full text of the statement here (in Georgian)

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Food Safety Regulation in Georgia: Assessment of Government’s Reform Efforts in 2015 / Best Food Enterprise of the Year 2016

On May 18, 2016, Europe Foundation (EPF) will be presenting the report Food Safety Regulation in Georgia: Assessment of Government’s Reform Efforts in 2015. Following the presentation and discussion, EPF plans to announce the start of the 2016 Best Food Enterprise competition and acknowledge the successful participants of the 2015 Best Food Enterprise of the […]

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The Winner of the 2015 Best Food Enterprise of the Year Competition Identified

LLC Marshe has been named the Best Food Enterprise of 2015 To enhance stakeholder understanding of and adherence to food safety standards and to encourage convergence to European policies in this area, Europe Foundation (EPF) has been engaging Georgian business community in identifying and acknowledging the country’s best food enterprises. As part of the Best […]

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Presentation of Alternative Assessment Report: Implementation of the ENP Action Plan and EaP bilateral and multilateral roadmaps of 2013: Trade and trade-related issues

On 30 April, 2014 Eurasia Partnership Foundation is holding a presentation of the alternative assessment report: Implementation of the ENP Action Plan and EaP bilateral and multilateral roadmaps of 2013: Trade and trade-related issues. The report commissioned by Eurasia Partnership Foundation (EPF) addresses such key issues as: trade, investments, customs procedures, intellectual property right and […]

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Competition for Food Safety Experts

Eurasia Partnership Foundation invites food safety experts to conduct inspections in food enterprises, participating in the Best Food Enterprise of the Year competition. For more information, please, find the full text of the announcement in Georgian.

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