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MARTA Invites Customers to Join its Riders’ Advisory Council
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MARTA Invites Customers to Join its Riders’ Advisory Council
The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) is looking for new members to join its Riders’ Advisory Council (RAC), a volunteer group that provides feedback and suggestions to improve the transit system. The RAC was created in 2020 with the intent to help the public understand how MARTA operates and to be used as a way to gather feedback to help improve the transit system. What is the RAC and…
Georgia State Honors 40 Outstanding Alumni Under 40
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Georgia State Honors 40 Outstanding Alumni Under 40
Georgia State University Alumni Association has announced its 2024 class of 40 Under 40, a program that recognizes the most influential and impactful alumni under the age of 40. The honorees come from various fields and backgrounds, and they all share a common trait: they embody the values of Georgia State and make a difference in their organizations and communities. Hector Gutierrez: A Leader in Education and Politics One of…
Middle Corridor: A Strategic Route for Eurasian Trade and Cooperation
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Middle Corridor: A Strategic Route for Eurasian Trade and Cooperation
The Middle Corridor, also known as the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route (TITR), is a multimodal transport network that connects China and Europe via Central Asia and the South Caucasus. It is one of the key initiatives to boost trade, connectivity, and cooperation among the countries along the route. However, to realize its full potential, the Middle Corridor requires a common vision, coordinated policies, and strategic investments from all the stakeholders.…
Georgia Invests in Road Infrastructure to Boost Economy and Tourism
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Georgia Invests in Road Infrastructure to Boost Economy and Tourism
Georgia is planning to spend more than 1 billion GEL on the construction and rehabilitation of several road sections across the country, aiming to improve its connectivity, trade, and tourism potential. Tbilisi-Sagarejo Road to be Completed by 2023 One of the major projects that the Georgian government is implementing is the construction of a new 35 km Tbilisi-Sagarejo Road, which will connect the capital city with the eastern region of…
NDI warns of low trust in electoral body after recent changes
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NDI warns of low trust in electoral body after recent changes
The National Democratic Institute (NDI), a non-governmental organization that promotes democracy and good governance, has released a report on the pre-election situation in Georgia, ahead of the parliamentary elections scheduled for October 26, 2024. The report, based on the findings of a delegation that visited the country from February 19 to 25, 2024, expresses concern over the recent amendments to the Electoral Code, which do not comply with the recommendations…
China-Georgia Visa-Free Travel: A Boost for Bilateral Ties
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China-Georgia Visa-Free Travel: A Boost for Bilateral Ties
A Historic Decision On Monday, February 26, 2024, Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Kobakhidze announced that the Chinese Government had decided to introduce visa-free travel for Georgian citizens. This means that Georgian nationals will be able to stay in China without a visa for up to 30 daysThis is an important decision that will make it easier for our fellow citizens to travel to China and will create new opportunities for…
How Black History Month is celebrated across the nation
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How Black History Month is celebrated across the nation
February is Black History Month, a federally recognized celebration that honors the achievements and contributions of African Americans to the American society and culture. From community dinners to art exhibitions, from parades to literacy programs, people across the nation are finding various ways to celebrate and learn about the rich and diverse history of Black Americans. Community dinner in Kingston honors Black history In Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, more than 100…
Eddie White Middle Academy Principal Honored by CIS Atlanta
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Eddie White Middle Academy Principal Honored by CIS Atlanta
Dr. Micki Harris, the principal of Eddie White Middle Academy, has received a prestigious award from Communities in Schools of Atlanta (CIS Atlanta), a non-profit organization that provides support and resources to students and schools in need. Dr. Harris was chosen for the 2024 Choose Success Outstanding Principal Award, which recognizes her outstanding teamwork and commitment to CIS Atlanta. A Leader with a Vision Dr. Harris has been the principal…
NDI Launches Pre-election Assessment Mission in Georgia
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NDI Launches Pre-election Assessment Mission in Georgia
The National Democratic Institute (NDI) has started its Pre-election Assessment Mission (PEAM) in Georgia, ahead of the 2024 parliamentary elections. The mission will evaluate the electoral environment and offer recommendations to improve the integrity and credibility of the democratic process. What is the PEAM? The PEAM is a series of high-level meetings with various electoral stakeholders, including party representatives, government officials, civil society, media, and the international community. The mission…
ADB and Credo Bank Support Women in Agriculture with $25 Million Loan
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ADB and Credo Bank Support Women in Agriculture with $25 Million Loan
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Credo Bank have signed a loan agreement of 65 million lari (equivalent to around $25 million) to support micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in the agricultural sector, with a special focus on women-owned businesses. Aiming for Food Security and Gender Equality The loan will help Credo Bank to provide financial assistance to MSMEs involved in agricultural production, processing, and trade. The project will…