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The News in Brief

Tuesday, September 17
By Levan Abramishvili



NDI to release the results of its latest public opinion poll

The National Democratic Institute (NDI) and CRRC Georgia will present brief media on the first portion of the outcomes of the study on public attitudes in Georgia on Tuesday, September 17. The first presentation will focus on the economy, healthcare, gender equality, and foreign policy.

Results of the survey represent information gathered from 13-29 September 2019 through 2,131 face-to-face interviews with a nationwide representative sample (excluding occupied territories).

The second part of the poll will be released on September 19.

NDIís survey work is funded with UK aid from the British people. It is carried out by CRRC Georgia.



25 years of diplomatic relations between Lietuva and Georgia<

September 16 marked 25 years of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Lietuva and Georgia.

ďA lot of important events have taken place in the lives of our countries over this quarter of a century and a lot has changed. However, when it comes to relations between our two nations, it is constantly improving.

Today we are considered brotherly nations, the friendship and mutual support between which is truly exemplary and we look at the future with hope, as we stand united by our history and common values, most important of which is the unrelenting aspiration for freedom,Ē reads the statement published by the Embassy of Lietuva to Georgia.



Next meeting of Executive Board of the World Tourism Organization to be held in Georgia in 2020

The next meeting of the Executive Board of the World Tourism Organization will be held in Georgia in 2020.

The executive board meets twice a year. This year, meetings were held in Baku, Azerbaijan, and St. Petersburg, Russia.

Georgia will host this event for the first time.

The incumbent Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization is Zurab Pololikashvili, Georgian politician and diplomat.

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is the United Nations agency responsible for the promotion of responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism.

As the leading international organization in the field of tourism, UNWTO promotes tourism as a driver of economic growth, inclusive development, and environmental sustainability and offers leadership and support to the sector in advancing knowledge and tourism policies worldwide.