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Saturday, 13.02.2016, 12:52
Meeting with visiting Georgian Foreign Minister Mikheil Janelidze in Tallinn on February 10th, Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves reaffirmed Estonia's continued support for deepening reforms that concern all of Georgia's society and integration with the EU and NATO, reports LETA/BNS.
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Estonian Foreign Minister Marina Kaljurand on Monday met in Tbilisi with Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili, Foreign Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili and parliament Speaker David Usupashvili, reports LETA/BNS.
Estonian e-Governance Academy launched an EU funded Twinning Project on e-governance in Georgia to support the development of the concept and strategy of e-Georgia and aligning Georgia’s e-governance and information security legislation with European standards, reports BC e-Governance Academy’s press service.
Between 21st September and 2nd October 2015, Warsaw, Poland, hosted the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) of OSCE participating States. Bahtijors Hasans, the Ambassador of Latvia to the UN, OSCE and other international organisations, and Ambassador Aiga Liepiņa, the Director of the International Organisations and Human Rights Department at the Foreign Ministry headed the Latvian delegation at the HDIM, reported BC the Latvian MFA.
A tender for non-governmental organisations has been announced on the establishment of three centres for integration of foreigners in Vilnius, Kaunas and Klaipeda, the cities with the highest proportion of foreigners, informs LETA/ELTA.
While Latvia has precise procedures for the assessment of asylum seekers' applications, there is no set procedure for the integration of refugees, President Raimonds Vejonis said in an interview with Latvian State Television this morning, cites LETA.