The Shah Deniz consortium today announced the final investment decision (FID) for the Stage 2 development of the Shah Deniz gas field in the Caspian Sea, offshore Azerbaijan. This decision triggers plans to expand the South Caucasus Pipeline through Azerbaijan and Georgia, to construct the Trans Anatolian Gas Pipeline (TANAP) across Turkey and to construct the Trans Continue reading

Four new members joined EUGBC

EUGBC is happy to inform that during November-December 2013 following four companies joined the Council as Corporate Members: JSC Lomisi – Efes Brewery in Georgia is a subsidiary of Efes Breweries International N.V. The Ultimate Beneficiary Owners of JSC Lomisi are Anadolu Group (through Anadolu Efes) since 2008, one of the largest business conglomerates of Turkey Continue reading

The First South Caucasus Security Forum (SCSF) was held on December 10 in Tbilisi. On behalf of EUGBC, Adviser to the Secretary General Valerian Gvalia attended the Panel on “Perspectives of South Caucasus after the Vilnius Summit”. Speakers of the Forum included Giorgi Nikolaishvili, Political Director, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, Ambassador Vaidotas Verba, Continue reading

On December 10, 2013 the Office of the State Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration held a working group meeting on the future steps in implementation of the Communication and Information Strategy of the Government of Georgia on EU integration for the period of 2014-1017. The discussion was chaired by Mariam Rakhviashvili, Deputy State Minister for European Continue reading