Georgia and Armenia maintain open and secure borders

15 Oct 2013

imageFrom Left to Right: Normunds Garbars, Commander of the State Border Guard Service of the Republic of Latvia, Sophie Kemkhadze, UNDP Georgia, NIELS SCOTT, UNDP RESIDENT REPRESENTATIVE IN GEORGIA,Philip Dimitrov, Head of EU Delegation to Georgia

 

TBILISI.–The achievements and prospects of the Integrated Border Management in the South Caucasus were discussed at a conference, on October 15, 2013.

UNDP presented the results of the EU-funded project to improve border management at the Ninotsminda-Bavra border crossing point between Georgia and Armenia, and introduced a future initiative at the Bagratashen-Sadakhlo border crossing point.

Representatives of the Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Finance and National Security Council of Georgia, and the National Security Council, National Security Service, Police and Revenue Committee of Armenia attended the conference together with the senior officers from the State Border Guard Service of Latvia who provided assistance and consultation throughout the project.

Ambassador Philip Dimitrov, Head of the European Union Delegation to Georgia, and Niels Scott, Head of the United Nations Development Programme in Georgia addressed the participants at the opening session.

Contact Information

Sophie Tchitchinadze, UNDP Georgia, 599 196907, Sophie.Tchitchinadze@undp.org

Tamar Mikadze, EU Delegation to Georgia, +995 32 2943763, Tamriko.Mikadze@eeas.europa.eu

Contact UNDP in Georgia
Media Inquiries Sophie Tchitchinadze Communications Analyst
sophie.tchitchinadze@undp.org +995 32 2251126 ext.158