• Meeting in Tbilisi to focus on the formulation of UN Partnership Framework

    Meeting in Tbilisi to focus on the formulation of UN Partnership Framework

    On October 9-10 representatives from the Government of Georgia, United Nations, international organizations, donors, civil society and academia took part in the Strategic Prioritization Retreat focusing on the formulation of UN Partnership Framework (UNPF) - a strategic document that will represent the UN system response to Georgia’s development needs for a five year period.


  • UNDP a strong supporter of Georgia's inclusive and sustainable development, Helen Clark says

    The Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme, Helen Clark, has completed a short visit to Georgia today, 1 October 2014, during which she met with the President, Prime Minister, and Minister of Foreign Affairs.

    “UNDP is a strong supporter of Georgia's democratic and sustainable development", Helen Clark said. "Tremendous progress has been made in Georgia's democratic transformation through holding of independent and transparent elections, placing human rights at the centre of policy agenda, and adopting legislative measures to eliminate discrimination."



    01 Oct 2014 more
  • New Kindergarten in Dvani

    Ambassador Philip Dimitrov, the Head of Delegation of the European Union Delegation to Georgia; Niels Scott, the Head of the United Nations in Georgia, Simone Wolken, the Representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Georgia, opened the newly rehabilitated kindergarten in the village Dvani.

    The opening ceremony was attended by Paata Zakareishvili, the State Minister for Reconciliation and Civic Equality; Sozar Subari, the Minister of IDPs from the Occupied Territories, Accommodation and Refugees of Georgia, representatives of the diplomatic missions and international organizations, and representatives of the local Government.



    22 Sep 2014 more
  • We Care for Ozone

    The Minister of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia, Elguja Khokrishjvili, and the Head of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Georgia, Niels Scott, launch a nation-wide campaign for the protection of the stratospheric ozone layer.

    The campaign promotes the ozone-friendly technologies and informs the public about home appliances, such as air conditioners and fridges, which use environmentally safe refrigerants. It also informs about the coming legislative changes that will affect a refrigeration market in Georgia.

    15 Sep 2014 more
  • Moving Forward to the European Union

    Georgia is hosting an international parliamentary conference in Batumi on 21-22 July to assess the country’s progress since signing the Association Agreement with the European Union in June 2014.

    Victor Dolidze, Head of the European Integration Committee of the Parliament of Georgia; Philip Dimitrov, Head of the European Union Delegation to Georgia; and Niels Scott, Head of UNDP in Georgia, addressed the participants at the opening session. 


    21 Jul 2014 more

  • UN Week 2014 in Georgia

    UN Week 2014 in Georgia

    The United Nations Week 2014 rolled out in Georgia with the celebration of the International Day of Rural Women on October 15, opening of a new touristic infrastructure in Tsaghveri, and the World Food Day event celebrated on October 16.

    The UN Week this year runs under the theme: Georgia and UN: The Future We Want.