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Article at Wine Align by John Szabo

G.R.A.P.E.: Uncovering 8,000 Year-Old Wine, and other European DiscoveriesBy John Szabo, MS, with notes by David Lawrason, Michael Godel and Sara d’Amato “Everybody in Georgia knows the University of Toronto”, enthused Konstantin Kavtaradze, the Georgian ambassador to Canada earli...


The Georgian Embassy in Canada celebrated the 100th anniversary of the First Republic of Georgia and the International Women's Day .

The Georgian Embassy in Canada celebrated the 100th anniversary of the First Republic of Georgia and the International Women's Day. Embassy held a Georgian evening for the  Georgian immigrant women living in Toronto.


Georgian Ambassador to Canada Konstantin Kavtaradze visited the newly opened Georgian kindergarten in Toronto.

Georgian Ambassador to Canada Konstantin Kavtaradze visited the newly opened Georgian kindergarten in Toronto. The kindergarten is located in North York, Toronto, where most of Georgians are located.


The Georgian Evening at the University of Toronto

The Georgian Embassy in Canada hosted the "Georgian Evening" at the University of Toronto, which was dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the First Republic of Georgia.


Meeting at the Canadian Parliament

On March 2, Ambassador of Georgia Konstantin Kavtaradze held a meeting with Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Trade, Ms.Pamela Goldsmith-Jones. At the meeting was discussed trade relations between Georgia and Canada and its long-term perspectives. 



The Ambassador of Georgia discussed the situation in the occupied territories of Georgia

February 26th, Ambassador Konstantin Kavtaradze held a meeting with the Canadian MP, the influential member of the ruling Liberal Party, the Human Rights Defender, one of the most active critics of the Kremlin policy, the head of the parliamentary friendship group of Ukraine, Honourable Bo...


Meeting of the Ambassador with the heads of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission

Ambassador of Georgia to Canada Konstantine Kavtaradze met with Executive Vice President of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, Chief Operations Officer, Ramazi Jamal and Vice President, Communications Chief Officer Jason Cameron.


Wine testing at the Embassy

Within the frames of the 100th anniversary of the First Republic, the Ambassador of Georgia, Konstantine Kavtaradze hosted the event for the editor and journalists of the popular Canadian magazine "Ottawa Life Magazine".


Meeting at the OttawaU

On October 6, 2018 , Ambassador of Georgia Konstantin Kavtaradze held a meeting with the President and Vice-Chancellor of the Univesrity of Ottawa, Prof.Jacques Frémont.



Conference on Strategic planning

On January 11-12 , the Ambassador of Georgia Konstantin Kavtaradze will participate at  the Conference on Strategic planning , at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia.


The Ambassador of Georgia H.E. Konstantin Kavtaradze meeting with the Prime Minister of Canada, the Right Honourable Justin P. Trudeau and h...

The Ambassador of Georgia H.E. Konstantin Kavtaradze meeting with the Prime Minister of Canada, the Right Honourable Justin P. Trudeau and his spouse Mrs. Sophie Trudeau.


The Ambassador of Georgia H.E. Konstantin Kavtaradze meeting with the Prime Minister of Canada, the Right Honourable Justin P. Trudeau

The Ambassador of Georgia H.E. Konstantin Kavtaradze meeting with the Prime Minister of Canada, the Right Honourable Justin P. Trudeau and his spouse Mrs. Sophie Trudeau.


Ambassador of Georgia H.E. Konstantin Kavtaradze hosted in Toronto the reception

Ambassador of Georgia H.E. Konstantin Kavtaradze hosted in Toronto the reception on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Georgia and Canada. 



Panel discussion at the Parliament of Canada

The Ambassadors of Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine, In cooperation with the EU Delegation and the EU Presidency, held by Estonia Organized a panel discussion entitled “Rethinking Policy Towards Eastern Europe: The Case of Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine".


Military Training and Cooperation program graduation ceremony

On December 7, 2017, Ambassador of Georgia Konstantin Kavtaradze attended In Gatineau the Military training and cooperation program (MTCP) language teacher training course (LTCC) graduation ceremony.


Presentation of Character Canada

On November 30th, 2017 Ambassador of Georgia Konstantine Kavtaradze attended  the presentation of the Canadian Public Movement "Character Canada", held at the Canadian Parliament. 


Meeting with the Chair of the Canadian NATO Parliamentary Association

On November 29th, 2017, Ambassador Konstantin Kavtaradze held a meeting with Ms.Leona Alleslev, Chair of the Canadian NATO Parliamentary Association.


International Security Forum

On November 17-19th, 2017, Ambassador Konstantin Kavtaradze participated in the International Security Forum , held in Halifax, Nova Scotia. 


The Peacekeeping Defence Ministerial Conference

On November 14-16,2017,  Ambassador Konstantin Kavataradze attended UN Peacekeeping conference held in Vancouver. Ambassador Kavtaradze represented Georgia along with 79 other countries and five international organizations.  


Nodar Kumaritashvili's memorial

On November 13th, 2017, Ambassador Konstantin Kavtaradze visited and laid flowers for the Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili's memorial in Whistler,B.C , who died on the track there during the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.


Abkhazi garden

The Abkhazi Garden is an exquisite heritage home and garden located in Victoria, British Columbia, a city known for its wonderful gardens.  Prince and Princess Abkhazi began creating their garden in 1946.  This was the year they married and settled in Victoria, after living separate lives ...


Visit at Brandt Company

Ambassador Kavtaradze visiting Brandt Company, one of Canada's largest producers of agricultural equipment.


Meeting at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce

On October 27th, Ambassador Konstantin Kavtaradze held a meeting at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce with Ms. Adriana vega, Director,International Policy. Bilateral trade  and economic relations between Canada and Georgia were discussed.


Visit to Saskatchewan

During the visit to Regina, Saskatchewan , Ambassador Konstantin Kavtaradze met with Honourable Brad Wall, Premier of Saksatchewan.


Official dinner at the Embassy

On 23 October, 2017,  the Embassy of Georgia hosted an official dinner , distinguished representatives  from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Canada,  the Defense Ministry, academic circles and media were presented  . This event  was dedicated to the 25th anniver...


October 24-26, Ambassador of Georgia Konstantin Kavtaradze is visiting Regina, Saskatchewan.

Ambassador is meeting with Governor Vaughn Solomon, Premier of Saskatchewan Brad Wall and with The Speaker for the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan Corey Tochor.


Meeting at the Parliament of Canada

On October 20th, Ambassador Konstantin Kavtaradze had a meeting with Hounarable Bob Nault, the Chair of the Committee of Foreign Affairs and International Development of the Parliament of Canada.  


Meeting at the Canadian Red Cross

Ambassador Konstantin Kavtaradze held a meeting with Mr. Sauve, President of the Canadian Red Cross and Mr. Elsharkawi, Vice-President and head of Operations of the Canadian Red Cross.


The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) selected for screening this year a film

The OIAF is one of the world’s leading animation events providing screenings, exhibits, workshops and entertainment since 1976. OIAF is an annual five-day event


Ambassador of Georgia held a meeting with Indigenous people

Ambassador of Georgia Konstantine Kavtaradze visited Yellowknife, Northwest Territories and met with federal and local authorities.  


Ambassador Konstantin Kavtaradze held a meeting at the Export Development Canada (EDC)

Ambassador Konstantin Kavtaradze held a meeting at the Export Development Canada (EDC). Issues of promoting Georgia’s friendly business environment and investment opportunities in Canada were discussed. Ambassador informed EDC representatives on reforms carried out by the Georgian Gover...


Meeting with Mr. Bruce Campbell, Executive Director of Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA)

Ambassador Konstantin Kavtaradze held a meeting with Mr. Bruce Campbell, Executive Director of Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA), widely recognized as Canada’s one of the leading progressive think tanks.




Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia regarding the 9th anniversary of the August 2008 War

7.08.2017 Tbilisi - 7 August 2017 marks the 9th anniversary of Russia's large-scale military invasion in Georgia and illegal occupation of Abkhazia and Tskhinvali regions.      


Celebration on the occasion of The 150th anniversary of Canada

Meeting of the Ambassador of Georgia, H.E.Konstantine Kavtaradze with the Right Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada and her family members at the reception, on the occasion of The 150th anniversary of Canada.





Georgian evening in Toronto

On June 11, at Fox Theater (Located at 2236 Queen St. E, Toronto), the 5th Annual Scarborough Worldwide Film Festival, in partnership with the Embassy of Georgia to Canada, presented the feature film “The House of Others by Georgian director Ms. Rusudan Glurjidze”. Alongside being proud ...


The President of the ICAO Council, Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu's visit to Georgia

The President of the ICAO Council, Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu, expressed the UN agency’s deep appreciation for the proactive actions being taken by the Government of Georgia to mitigate recent safety concerns identified under the ICAO Universal Safety Oversight Audit Programme (USOAP).   ...


The 5th Annual Scarborough Worldwide Film Festival

On June 11, at 4 p.m. at Fox Theater (Located at 2236 Queen St. E, Toronto), the 5th Annual Scarborough Worldwide Film Festival, in partnership with the Embassy of Georgia to Canada, is presenting the feature film of already renowned Georgian director Ms. Rusudan Glurjidze &...


Meeting with ICAO Secretary General Dr. Fang Liu and the Council President Dr. Aliu​​.

On February 6, 2017, Ambassador of Georgia, H.E.Alexander Latsabidze paid a visit to ICAO and held the meeting  with ICAO Secretary General Dr. Fang Liu and  the Council President  Dr. Aliu​​.



Information on the Participation of the Georgian Delegation in the ICAO Assembly

From September 27 to October 7, 2016, the Georgian delegation participated in the 39th Triennial Assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organisation in Montreal, Canada.


Public lecture at Carlton University

On September 21, 2016 the Ambassador of Georgia Mr. Alexander Latsabidze, delivered a public lecture on the political and economic developments in Georgia and Caucasus  at the Institute of European, Russian and Eurasian Studies of the Carlton University.    


Canada-Georgia Interparliamentary Friendship Group

On June 15, 2016,  in order to further extend the parliamentary cooperation between the two nations, the  Canada-Georgia Interparliamentary Friendship Group was established in the Parliament of Canada.


First Deputy Foreign Minister, David Zalkaliani's visit to Canada

On 11 May 2016, on the sidelines of the visit of Georgian First Deputy Foreign Minister David Zalkaliani to Canada, another round of the political consultations between the Georgian and Canadian Foreign Ministries was held.  In the frames of the consultations, the two delegations discussed the...


Georgian qvevri will be placed in the inner courtyard of the Geneva UN Office to mark the UN 70th anniversary

The United Nations Geneva Office soon will have traditional Georgian qvevri to decorate its interior to mark the 70th anniversary of the UN foundation. The Georgian Government will present the UN Geneva office with a qvevri, which is included in the UNESCO intangible cultural heritage list. &nb...


Meeting with His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada

On February 4th, 2016, Ambassador of Georgia to Canada, H.E.Alexander Latsabidze, as the president  of the Ottawa Diplomatic Association met with His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada.


Meeting of the heads of the francophone diplomatic missions accredited to Canada

On January 27th, 2016, Ambassador of Georgia to Canada, H.E. Alexander Latsabidze attended the meeting for the heads of francophone diplomatic missions accredited to Canada.  


Information on the Meeting between the Minister of Defence of Georgia and the Minister of National Defence of Canada

November 20-22,  the Minister of Defence of Georgia H.E. Mrs. Tinatin Khidasheli attended Halifax Security Forum. On November 22, 2015 the Minister of Defence of Georgia H.E. Mrs. Tinatin Khidasheli held a meeting with her colleague Honourable Mr. Harjit Singh Sajjan, ...


 On October 17, 2015, by the initiative of the Ottawa Diplomatic Association, its President Mr.  Alexander Latsabidze, Ambassador of Georgia to Canada   and with the Rockcliffe Flying Club support, a charity event “Diplomatic Fly Day” was organized. 


An exhibition “Three types of Georgian scripts`` and a Classical Piano Recital by E.Savitski

On October 16th, 2015,at the University of Ottawa, Embassy of Georgia to Canada presented Classical Piano Recital performed by renowned Georgian musician Edisher Savitski and the exhibition “Three types of Georgian scripts``.


Meeting with President of the NATO Association of Canada

On October 1st, 2015, at the Embassy of Georgia, His Excellency Alexander Latsabidze, Ambassador of Georgia to Canada, held a meeting with the President of the NATO Association of Canada, Ms.Julie Lindhout.


Toronto International Film Festival , September 10-20, 2015

The 40th edition of the Toronto International Film Festival runs Sept. 10-20.2015, and  features hundreds of movies playing at various venues over 10 days.


The bilateral meeting of the Chairman of the Parliament of Georgia with the Speaker of the Senate of Canada

On September 1, 2015 the Chairman of the Parliament of Georgia H.E. Davit Usupashvili held a bilateral meeting with the Honourable Leo Housakos,  Speaker of the Senate of Canada, during the Fourth World Conference of the Speakers of Parliaments, at the United Nations Headquarters, in New York. ...



Meeting with Bishop Saba (Intskirveli)

On July 31,2015, Ambassador of Georgia,H.E. Alexander Latsabidze held an official meeting with Bishop Saba(Intskirveli) from the Georgian Apostolic Orthodox in North America.


Visit of the State Minister of Georgia on European and Euro-Atlantic Integration to Canada

On July 10, within the framework of the working visit to Canada, State Minister of Georgia on European and Euro-Atlantic Integration, David Bakradze met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada, Rob Nicholson, at the working lunch hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Canada. David Bak...


The article of the Ambassador of Georgia to Canada, H.E. Alexander Latsabidze:

http://diplomatonline.com/mag/2015/06/georgia-canada-an-emerging-partnership/


Flood in Tbilisi. Bank accounts to support flood affected population

Flood in Tbilisi. Bank accounts to support flood affected population


Toronto International Film Festival- TIFF presented a retrospective of Georgian film series entitled

From May 8 to 19, 2015 Toronto International Film Festival- TIFF presented a retrospective of Georgian film series entitled "Discovering Georgian Cinema". The series  included 14 feature films and 4 short films.


E-visa portal

 E-visa portal was launched, which enables the foreigners travelling to Georgia for tourism and bushiness purposes to receive a Georgian visa without visiting Consular Office of Georgia. Please visit web-portal  www.evisa.gov.ge


Canada Trade Mission in Georgia

In March, 2015, delegation of the Canada Trade Mission arrived in Georgia led by Canada’s Consul to Istanbul, Senior Trade Commissioner in the region Rene Wassill.


Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs regarding the signature of the so called

  Following the signature of the so-called “treaty on alliance and strategic partnership" between the Russian Federation and Russian occupation regime in Sokhumi, the Russian Federation signed the so-called "treaty on alliance and integration” with its occupation regime in Tskhin...


Statement of the Georgian Foreign Ministry regarding the first anniversary of Crimea's annexation Statement of the Georgian Foreign Ministr...

          The Georgian Foreign Ministry once again reconfirms that it does not recognize the 16 March 2014 Crimea referendum conducted in violation of the universally recognized norms and principles of international law, under pressure from Russian armed forces and wi...


Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs of Georgia paid a working visit to Canada

 On February 15-21,2015, Minister of Sport and yourth affairs of Georgia, Mr.L.Kipiani paid a working visit to Canada.


Statement of the Georgian Foreign Ministry in reaction to the tragedy in Volnovakha

The Georgian Foreign Ministry wishes to express its concern over the death of innocent people caused by a missile in Volnovakha, Donetsk province of Ukraine, on the 13th of January 2015, and conveys its condolences to the families of the victims. This tragedy provides a direct proof to how much imp...


Statement of the Georgian Foreign Ministry in reaction to the attack on the ‘Charlie Hebdo’ satirical magazine

The Georgian Foreign Ministry is extremely concerned by the armed attack on the offices of the "Charlie Hebdo" satirical magazine which took place in Paris on the 7th of January 2015, leaving 12 people dead and over 10 injured. This barbaric act, which targeted freedom of speech and the media's rig...


Meeting with Georgian community

On December 27th, 2014 the Embassy of Georgia hosted a  reception for the Georgian community in Canada, followed by the screening of the Georgian documentary film “Cradle of wine” directed by Merab Kokochashvili.


Meeting with Georgian community in Montreal

On November 21st, 2014, the Ambassador of Georgia H.E Alexander Latsabidze met with the Georgian community in Montreal.


Statement of the Georgian Foreign Ministry regarding the attack on the Canadian Parliament on the 22nd of October

  The Georgian Foreign Ministry wishes to express its deep concern over the attack at the Canadian Parliament on the 22nd of October killing a soldier standing guard at the National Memorial. This tragedy as well as the recent assault on Canadian soldiers in Quebec, on the 20th of October, wh...


Screening of the Georgian-Estonian film

On October 16th, 2014, In Ottawa ,at the premises of the Georgian Embassy, Ambassador of Georgia  H.E.Alexander Latsabidze and and  Ambassador of Estonia  H.E. Gita  Kalmet hosted a screening of the  film "Tangerines". Screening was preceded by Georgian wine tasting.



The Law of Georgia on the Legal Status of Aliens and Stateless Persons enters into force on September 1ST 2014

Information on new visa regulations For detailed information regarding new visa regulations due to enter into force from the 1st of September 2014 visit our website at:https://www.geoconsul.gov.ge/en/aboutUs   1.    GEORGIAN VISA ISSUING AUTHORITIES According to the...




Statement by the Prime Minster of Georgia, H.E. Irakli Garibashvili

On October 1st, 2012 the Georgian Government was elected with a clear mission to create a justice system that the Georgian people deserve, a system that is fair and strong. Thus, we were equipped with a mandate that obliges us to thoroughly perform this task.


Celebration of Signing of the EU Association Agreements with Georgia

Marie-Anne Coninsx, Ambassador of the European Union, Alexander Latsabidze, Ambassador of Georgia, Ala Beleavschi, Ambassador of the Republic of Moldova, and Vadym Prystaiko, Ambassador of Ukraine, co-hosted a reception at the EU Official Residence today to mark the signing of the EU Association Agr...


Embassy of Georgia has moved to a new building

Embassy of Georgia to Canada has moved to a new building, located at: 350 Albert street, Suite 2010, Ottawa, ON, K1R1A4.  


Georgia and the European Union have signed an Association Agreement

On the 27th of June 2014 in Brussels, Georgia and the European Union signed an Association Agreement, which includes provisions for the establishment of a Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA). The agreement was signed by the Georgian Prime Minister, Mr Irakli Gharibashvili; by the Preside...


Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia on the Resolution on ''Status of Internally Displaced Persons and Refugees from Abkh...

On 5 June 2014 during its 68th Session, the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted a Resolution "on the Status of Internally Displaced Persons and Refugees from Abkhazia, Georgia and the Tskhinvali Region/South Ossetia, Georgia", reasserting the fundamental rights of forcefully displaced per...



First Deputy State Minister of Georgia on European and Euro-Atlantic Integration Mr.David Dondua paid a working visit to Canada

On May 12-13, First Deputy State Minister of Georgia on European and Euro-Atlantic Integration Mr.David Dondua paid a working visit to Canada. The Georgian inter-agency delegation was comprised of the members of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Defence. The delegation held meeting...


Information on the bilateral political consultations held between Georgia and Canada

The Director responsible for Eastern and Southern Europe, Turkey, Central Asia in the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, Ms.Jennifer May visited Georgia from the 27th to the 29th of March 2014.


Prime Minister Mr.Irakli Garibashvili met with Prime Minister of Canada Mr.Stephen Harper

On March 25, 2014, On the margins of the Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague, Prime Minister of Georgia, Mr. Irakli Garibashvili met with the Prime Minister of Canada, Mr.  Stephen Harper.This was their first meeting.




Statement of the Georgian Foreign Ministry in reaction to the easing of procedures for entry to the occupied territory of Abkhazia from the ...

As reported on the 10th of February 2014, Moscow and its occupation regime in Abkhazia have decided to simplify the visa requirements for foreigners wishing to enter the occupied region of Abkhazia from Russia during the Olympic Games in Sochi (as from the 10th of February). This decision is yet...







Statement of the Georgian Foreign Ministry on the Russian occupation troops' illegal activities along the Tskhinvali region's occupation lin...

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia expresses its deep concern over the continuous illegal activities of Russian occupation forces along the occupation line in the Tskhinvali region. Despite numerous calls of the international community, the Russian Federation continues blatant violations o...




Visa Information for Foreign Citizens

 Welcome to Georgia According to the Georgian law, citizens and stateless persons permanently residing in Canada may enter and stay in Georgia without a visa for 1 full year   Please see travel advisory https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/georgia



Information on the official visit of the Georgian Foreign Minister to Canada

From the 18th to the 19th of April 2013 the Georgian Foreign Minister, Ms Maia Panjikidze paid an official visit to Canada. Publication date: 19.04.2013











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Credencial ceremony

On June 22, 2017, Ambassador of Georgia to Canada and Permanent Representative of the International Civil Aviation Organization Konstantin Kavtaradze presented to His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada,the Letters of Credence.


Ambassador of Georgia to Canada, Permanent Representative to ICAO, H.E. Konstantin Kavtaradze attended the ICAO 13th Air Navigation Conferen...

Ambassador of Georgia to Canada, Permanent Representative to ICAO, H.E. Konstantin Kavtaradze attended the ICAO 13th Air Navigation Conference held in Montreal.


Ambassadors meeting with the foreign and defence policy advisor to Canada's Prime Minister

Ambassador Kavtaradze held a meeting with the foreign and defence policy advisor to Canada's Prime Minister, Director of operations, Cameron Mackey. Sides discussed the forthcoming NATO Brussels Summit, Canada-Georgia bilateral relations, including possibilities of Prime Minister's visit to Georgia


Ambassadors meeting at the Archives Canada

Ambassador of Georgia Konstantin Kavtaradze held a meeting with Berthiaume Guy, Librarian and Archivist of Canada. Discussions focused on establishing bilateral cooperation between Canada and Georgia in the library and archives field.


Ambassadors meeting with the head of Ukrainian Diaspora of Canada.

Ambassador of Georgia Konstantin Kavtaradze held a meeting with Ms. Lesia Spolsky, the head of Ukrainian Diaspora of Canada. Discussions focused on cooperation between Georgian and Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada.


Meeting at the Global Affairs Canada

Ambassador of Georgia Konstantin Kavtaradze met with Mr. Mathew Tone, Canada's Chief Negotiator on the Foreign Investment Protection Agreement, Ms. Julia Boisvert, Mr. Raymond Froklage member of the negotiator's team.


Ambassadors meeting with Canadian Journalist

Ambassador of Georgia Konstantine Kavtaradze met with the famous Canadian journalist Barbara Balfour. The conversation touched upon the possibility of visiting journalists in Georgia and preparation of the Canadian television for Georgia.


Meeting at the University of Ottawa

Ambassador of Georgia Konstantine Kavtaradze met with Serge Blais, Head of International Programs, and Director of the Center for Continuing Education at Ottawa University.


Canadian journalists visit to Georgia

Embassy of Georgia to Canada and the Georgian National Tourism Administration have organized press tour for Canadian journalists in Georgia.


CEO of GOPAC is visiting Tbilisi

Mr. Akaash Maharaj, CEO of The Global Organization of Parliamentarians Against Corruption (GOPAC) will visit Tbilisi on October 15 to attend the gathering of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.


Ambassador is attending G7 GPWG

On October 16-19, Ambassador of Georgia H.E. Konstantin Kavtaradze will participate in the meeting of the working group of The Global Partnership Against the Spread of Weapons and Materials of Mass Destruction (G7 GPWG) in Quebec City.


Ambassadors is attending (G7 GPWMD) working group

On October 16-19, Ambassador of Georgia H.E. Konstantin Kavtaradze will participate in the meeting of the working group of The Global Partnership Against the Spread of Weapons and Materials of Mass Destruction (G7 GPWMD) in Quebec City.


NICOLAS NAMORADZE Honens Prize Laureate

The performances of pianist and composer Nicolas Namoradze have been hailed by critics as “sparkling … sensitive and coloristic” (New York Times) and “simply gorgeous” (Wall Street Journal). He has given recitals at prestigious venues in several countries around the world. He has appeared as a soloi...


President of the Treasury Board of Canada Mr.Scott Brison's visit in Georgia

Prospects of the current relations between Canada and Georgia to be developed further were discussed predominantly by Mamuka Bakhtadze, Prime Minister of Georgia and Scott Brison, President of the Treasury Board of Canada today.


Georgian evening in Toronto

On October 21, 2018, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the First Republic of Georgia, the Embassy of Georgia together with the Georgian Community of Toronto, will celebrate the Georgian culture evening in Toronto with the exhibition about Georgia and Georgian cuisine tasting. In the evening will...


Award for the Judo Olympic Center of Toronto

On October 21, 2018wrestler Ambassador Konstantin Kavtaradze visited the Judo Olympic Center of Toronto. The Centre is run by the member of Toronto’s Georgian community, judo wrestler and coach Koba Chimchiuri. Koba coaches a group of children from Georgian as well as other communities of Toronto. T...


European language day in Ottawa

On September 29,2018, in Ottawa, Embassy of Georgia celebrated European language day among with the Embassies of the European Union accredited to Canada.


Georgian Song and Culinary Festival in Toronto

On September 30, 2018, in Toronto at the Mel Lastman Square, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the First Republic of Georgia, Georgian women organization from Toronto- "Georgian Women's Action Group" with the support of the Embassy of Georgia to Canada organized and hosted the Georgian song and ...


Ambassadors meeting with the NATO Association curator

Ambassador of Georgia Konstantin Kavtaradze met with Claire Wahlen, the Canadian NATO Association Program curator, they discussed the issue of participation of the Embassy of Georgia to Canada in the framework of the 70th Anniversary of NATO in 2019.


Ambassador Kavtaradze met with CEO of GOPAC

On September 12, 2018, Ambassador Kavtaradze met with Mr. Akaash Maharaj, CEO of The Global Organization of Parliamentarians Against Corruption (GOPAC).


Georgian movie at TIFF

Young Georgian director George Sikharulidze's short film "New Year" participates at the Toronto International Film Festival. You can find detailed information about the movie at the following link:https://www.tiff.net/tiff/a-new-year/


Ambassadors meeting with head of "GRAPE"

On August 30, 2018, Ambassador of Georgia Konstantin Kavtaradze met with Stephen Batiuk, professor from the University of Toronto, Center for Archaeological Studies, Head of Georgia-Canadian archaeological expedition “GRAPE”.


Ambassador Kavtaradze met with the Global Affairs Canada representatives

Ambassador Kavtaradze held a meeting with Ms. Alison Grant, Director of the Department for Eastern Europe and Eurasia of the GAC and her deputies responsible for political and trade issues Mr. David Morgan and Richard Tarasofsky. Topics of bilateral cooperation in the political, security, defence, t...


Ambassadors meeting with the Canadian wine importer company representative

On October 31, 2018, Ambassador Konstantin Kavtardze held a meeting with Mr.David Foran, sales associate of the Canadian wine importer company “Startus“. Different ways of promoting Georgian wine in Canada were discussed.


Ambassadors meeting with the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Trade Diversification of Canada Mr. Omar Alghabra.

On November 1, Ambassador Konstantin Kavtaradze held a meeting with the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Trade Diversification of Canada Mr. Omar Alghabra.


Ambassadors visit to the Canadian Forces College

On November 3, 2018, Ambassador Konstantin Kavtaradze attended the graduation ceremony at the Canadian Forces College in Toronto.


Ambassadors meeting with the Chair of the Standing Committee on National Defence, at the Parliament of Canada

On November 7, Ambassador of Georgia to Canada, Konstantin Kavtardze held a meeting with Mr. Stephen Fuhr, Chair of the Standing Committee on National Defence, at the Parliament of Canada.


The sod-turning ceremony

On November 8, 2018, Ambassador Kavtaradze attended the sod-turning ceremony for the Memorial to the Victims of Communism.


On the occasion of the 100th Anniversary of the foundation of the First Democratic Republic of Georgia celebrated at ICAO

Permanent Representative of Georgia to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Konstantine Kavtaradze, Ambassador of Georgia to Canada hosted the exhibition and reception dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the First Republic of Georgia at ICAO, Montreal.


Ambassador of Georgia attends the NATO Parliamentary Assembly session

Ambassador of Georgia Konstantin Kavtaradze is attending the 64th session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, which is held in Halifax on 16-19 November. Ambassador was invited by the Speaker of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada.


Ambassadors meeting with the professor from the Calgary University

On November 12, 2018, Ambassador of Georgia Konstantin Kavtaradze held a meeting with Professor Jean-René Lablanc, from Calgary University


Ambassadors appearance before Defence committee

On December 4, Ambassador Konstantin Kavtaradze was invited to appear before Canadian Defense Committee, at the special session, where he gave a speech about security challenges in the occupied territories of the country, the country's European and Euro-Atlantic integration and the bilateral defence...


Ambassador attended Graduation Ceremony of the Military Training and Cooperation programme in Gatineau

On December 6, 2018, Ambassador Kavtaradze attended Graduation Ceremony of the Military Training and Cooperation Programme (MTCP) Language Teacher Training Course (LTTC) in Gatineau.


Ambassador attended Graduation Ceremony at Saint-Jean Military College

On December 5, Ambassador of Georgia Konstantine Kavtaradze visited Saint-Jean, Canadian Forces Language School (CFLS) Graduation Ceremony where he met with the representatives of the Canadian forces, teachers and graduates, senior officers from the Ministry of Defence of Georgia.


Ambassador attended Defense Committee preliminary meeting.

Ambassador of Georgia Konstantine Kavtaradze was invited as a guest of honour at the Canadian Parliament, Defense Committee preliminary meeting.


Ambassadors meeting with SOS Children's villages Canada representatives.

Ambassador of Georgia Konstantine Kavtaradze met with the International Humanitarian and Charitable Organization SOS Children's Villages Canada, President Thomas Bauer and Humanitarian Programs Director Ken Gorman. At the meeting issues about children's villages and possible cooperations were discus...



The handover ceremony at the National Archives of Georgia

Ambassador of Georgia to Canada Konstantine Kavtaradze presented the archived materials of Nico Abkhazi, collected in Canada to the Director of National Archives of Georgia, Ms. Teona Iashvili


Defence Committee of Canadian parliament adopts resolution against Russian aggression in Georgia, Ukraine and Moldova

The Defence Committee of the Canadian Parliament has adopted a resolution in response to Russian aggression against Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia in the Black Sea region. The resolution reads that Russia’s war in Georgia, as well as its illegal occupation of the two Georgian regions of Abkhazia an...



10th ministerial meeting of the Lima Group

On February 12th, 2019, in Ottawa, Ambassador of Georgia, Konstantin Kavtaradze attended a 10th ministerial meeting of the Lima Group.


\meeting at the Global Affairs Canada

The Ambassador of Georgia to Canada Konstantin Kavtaradze held a meeting with Assistant Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada, Michael Grant, at the meeting were discussed issues related to Venezuela, the Caribbean countries and UN resolutions initiated by the United Nations.


Meeting with the Parliamentary Centre CEO

On February 15th, Ambassador Konstantin Kvataradze met with Jean-Paul Ruszkowski, President and CEO of Parliamentary Centre. At the meeting were discussed the issues and cooperation opportunities between Georgian and Canadian Parliaments.


Event organized by “Polska Jedność Narodowa”

In January 2019, Ambassador of Georgia Konstantin Kavtaradze attended a solemn event dedicated to the 80th jubilee of Jerzy Czartoryski, one of the leaders of the Polish community in Canada.


Ambassadors meeting with Assistant Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada

On February 14th, 2019, The Ambassador of Georgia to Canada Konstantin Kavtaradze held a meeting with Assistant Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada, Michael Grant, at the meeting were discussed issues related to Venezuela. Georgia fully aligns itself with the Ottawa Declaration for Venezuel...



Meeting with MTCP coordinator

Ambassador of Georgia Konstantin Kavtaradze met with Veronique Fortin, coordinator of the Military Training and Cooperation Program of the Ministry of Defense of Canada (MTCP), at the meeting were discussed the participation of the Georgian military in the program courses and the visit of the delega...



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Ambassadors meeting with Assistant Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada

On February 14th, 2019, The Ambassador of Georgia to Canada Konstantin Kavtaradze held a meeting with Assistant Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada, Michael Grant, at the meeting were discussed issues related to Venezuela. Georgia fully aligns itself with the Ottawa Declaration for Venezuel...

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Article at Wine Align by John Szabo

G.R.A.P.E.: Uncovering 8,000 Year-Old Wine, and other European DiscoveriesBy John Szabo, MS, with notes by David Lawrason, Michael Godel and Sara d’Amato “Everybody in Georgia knows the University of Toronto”, enthused Konstantin Kavtaradze, the Georgian ambassador to Canada earli...


The Georgian Embassy in Canada celebrated the 100th anniversary of the First Republic of Georgia and the International Women's Day .

The Georgian Embassy in Canada celebrated the 100th anniversary of the First Republic of Georgia and the International Women's Day. Embassy held a Georgian evening for the  Georgian immigrant women living in Toronto.


Georgian Ambassador to Canada Konstantin Kavtaradze visited the newly opened Georgian kindergarten in Toronto.

Georgian Ambassador to Canada Konstantin Kavtaradze visited the newly opened Georgian kindergarten in Toronto. The kindergarten is located in North York, Toronto, where most of Georgians are located.


The Georgian Evening at the University of Toronto

The Georgian Embassy in Canada hosted the "Georgian Evening" at the University of Toronto, which was dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the First Republic of Georgia.


Meeting at the Canadian Parliament

On March 2, Ambassador of Georgia Konstantin Kavtaradze held a meeting with Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Trade, Ms.Pamela Goldsmith-Jones. At the meeting was discussed trade relations between Georgia and Canada and its long-term perspectives. 



The Ambassador of Georgia discussed the situation in the occupied territories of Georgia

February 26th, Ambassador Konstantin Kavtaradze held a meeting with the Canadian MP, the influential member of the ruling Liberal Party, the Human Rights Defender, one of the most active critics of the Kremlin policy, the head of the parliamentary friendship group of Ukraine, Honourable Bo...


Meeting of the Ambassador with the heads of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission

Ambassador of Georgia to Canada Konstantine Kavtaradze met with Executive Vice President of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, Chief Operations Officer, Ramazi Jamal and Vice President, Communications Chief Officer Jason Cameron.


Wine testing at the Embassy

Within the frames of the 100th anniversary of the First Republic, the Ambassador of Georgia, Konstantine Kavtaradze hosted the event for the editor and journalists of the popular Canadian magazine "Ottawa Life Magazine".


Meeting at the OttawaU

On October 6, 2018 , Ambassador of Georgia Konstantin Kavtaradze held a meeting with the President and Vice-Chancellor of the Univesrity of Ottawa, Prof.Jacques Frémont.



Conference on Strategic planning

On January 11-12 , the Ambassador of Georgia Konstantin Kavtaradze will participate at  the Conference on Strategic planning , at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia.


The Ambassador of Georgia H.E. Konstantin Kavtaradze meeting with the Prime Minister of Canada, the Right Honourable Justin P. Trudeau and h...

The Ambassador of Georgia H.E. Konstantin Kavtaradze meeting with the Prime Minister of Canada, the Right Honourable Justin P. Trudeau and his spouse Mrs. Sophie Trudeau.


The Ambassador of Georgia H.E. Konstantin Kavtaradze meeting with the Prime Minister of Canada, the Right Honourable Justin P. Trudeau

The Ambassador of Georgia H.E. Konstantin Kavtaradze meeting with the Prime Minister of Canada, the Right Honourable Justin P. Trudeau and his spouse Mrs. Sophie Trudeau.


Ambassador of Georgia H.E. Konstantin Kavtaradze hosted in Toronto the reception

Ambassador of Georgia H.E. Konstantin Kavtaradze hosted in Toronto the reception on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Georgia and Canada. 



Panel discussion at the Parliament of Canada

The Ambassadors of Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine, In cooperation with the EU Delegation and the EU Presidency, held by Estonia Organized a panel discussion entitled “Rethinking Policy Towards Eastern Europe: The Case of Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine".


Military Training and Cooperation program graduation ceremony

On December 7, 2017, Ambassador of Georgia Konstantin Kavtaradze attended In Gatineau the Military training and cooperation program (MTCP) language teacher training course (LTCC) graduation ceremony.


Presentation of Character Canada

On November 30th, 2017 Ambassador of Georgia Konstantine Kavtaradze attended  the presentation of the Canadian Public Movement "Character Canada", held at the Canadian Parliament. 


Meeting with the Chair of the Canadian NATO Parliamentary Association

On November 29th, 2017, Ambassador Konstantin Kavtaradze held a meeting with Ms.Leona Alleslev, Chair of the Canadian NATO Parliamentary Association.


International Security Forum

On November 17-19th, 2017, Ambassador Konstantin Kavtaradze participated in the International Security Forum , held in Halifax, Nova Scotia. 


The Peacekeeping Defence Ministerial Conference

On November 14-16,2017,  Ambassador Konstantin Kavataradze attended UN Peacekeeping conference held in Vancouver. Ambassador Kavtaradze represented Georgia along with 79 other countries and five international organizations.  


Nodar Kumaritashvili's memorial

On November 13th, 2017, Ambassador Konstantin Kavtaradze visited and laid flowers for the Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili's memorial in Whistler,B.C , who died on the track there during the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.


Abkhazi garden

The Abkhazi Garden is an exquisite heritage home and garden located in Victoria, British Columbia, a city known for its wonderful gardens.  Prince and Princess Abkhazi began creating their garden in 1946.  This was the year they married and settled in Victoria, after living separate lives ...


Visit at Brandt Company

Ambassador Kavtaradze visiting Brandt Company, one of Canada's largest producers of agricultural equipment.


Meeting at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce

On October 27th, Ambassador Konstantin Kavtaradze held a meeting at the Canadian Chamber of Commerce with Ms. Adriana vega, Director,International Policy. Bilateral trade  and economic relations between Canada and Georgia were discussed.


Visit to Saskatchewan

During the visit to Regina, Saskatchewan , Ambassador Konstantin Kavtaradze met with Honourable Brad Wall, Premier of Saksatchewan.


Official dinner at the Embassy

On 23 October, 2017,  the Embassy of Georgia hosted an official dinner , distinguished representatives  from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Canada,  the Defense Ministry, academic circles and media were presented  . This event  was dedicated to the 25th anniver...


October 24-26, Ambassador of Georgia Konstantin Kavtaradze is visiting Regina, Saskatchewan.

Ambassador is meeting with Governor Vaughn Solomon, Premier of Saskatchewan Brad Wall and with The Speaker for the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan Corey Tochor.


Meeting at the Parliament of Canada

On October 20th, Ambassador Konstantin Kavtaradze had a meeting with Hounarable Bob Nault, the Chair of the Committee of Foreign Affairs and International Development of the Parliament of Canada.  


Meeting at the Canadian Red Cross

Ambassador Konstantin Kavtaradze held a meeting with Mr. Sauve, President of the Canadian Red Cross and Mr. Elsharkawi, Vice-President and head of Operations of the Canadian Red Cross.


The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) selected for screening this year a film

The OIAF is one of the world’s leading animation events providing screenings, exhibits, workshops and entertainment since 1976. OIAF is an annual five-day event


Ambassador of Georgia held a meeting with Indigenous people

Ambassador of Georgia Konstantine Kavtaradze visited Yellowknife, Northwest Territories and met with federal and local authorities.  


Ambassador Konstantin Kavtaradze held a meeting at the Export Development Canada (EDC)

Ambassador Konstantin Kavtaradze held a meeting at the Export Development Canada (EDC). Issues of promoting Georgia’s friendly business environment and investment opportunities in Canada were discussed. Ambassador informed EDC representatives on reforms carried out by the Georgian Gover...


Meeting with Mr. Bruce Campbell, Executive Director of Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA)

Ambassador Konstantin Kavtaradze held a meeting with Mr. Bruce Campbell, Executive Director of Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA), widely recognized as Canada’s one of the leading progressive think tanks.




Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia regarding the 9th anniversary of the August 2008 War

7.08.2017 Tbilisi - 7 August 2017 marks the 9th anniversary of Russia's large-scale military invasion in Georgia and illegal occupation of Abkhazia and Tskhinvali regions.      


Celebration on the occasion of The 150th anniversary of Canada

Meeting of the Ambassador of Georgia, H.E.Konstantine Kavtaradze with the Right Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada and her family members at the reception, on the occasion of The 150th anniversary of Canada.





Georgian evening in Toronto

On June 11, at Fox Theater (Located at 2236 Queen St. E, Toronto), the 5th Annual Scarborough Worldwide Film Festival, in partnership with the Embassy of Georgia to Canada, presented the feature film “The House of Others by Georgian director Ms. Rusudan Glurjidze”. Alongside being proud ...


The President of the ICAO Council, Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu's visit to Georgia

The President of the ICAO Council, Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu, expressed the UN agency’s deep appreciation for the proactive actions being taken by the Government of Georgia to mitigate recent safety concerns identified under the ICAO Universal Safety Oversight Audit Programme (USOAP).   ...


The 5th Annual Scarborough Worldwide Film Festival

On June 11, at 4 p.m. at Fox Theater (Located at 2236 Queen St. E, Toronto), the 5th Annual Scarborough Worldwide Film Festival, in partnership with the Embassy of Georgia to Canada, is presenting the feature film of already renowned Georgian director Ms. Rusudan Glurjidze &...


Meeting with ICAO Secretary General Dr. Fang Liu and the Council President Dr. Aliu​​.

On February 6, 2017, Ambassador of Georgia, H.E.Alexander Latsabidze paid a visit to ICAO and held the meeting  with ICAO Secretary General Dr. Fang Liu and  the Council President  Dr. Aliu​​.



Information on the Participation of the Georgian Delegation in the ICAO Assembly

From September 27 to October 7, 2016, the Georgian delegation participated in the 39th Triennial Assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organisation in Montreal, Canada.


Public lecture at Carlton University

On September 21, 2016 the Ambassador of Georgia Mr. Alexander Latsabidze, delivered a public lecture on the political and economic developments in Georgia and Caucasus  at the Institute of European, Russian and Eurasian Studies of the Carlton University.    


Canada-Georgia Interparliamentary Friendship Group

On June 15, 2016,  in order to further extend the parliamentary cooperation between the two nations, the  Canada-Georgia Interparliamentary Friendship Group was established in the Parliament of Canada.


First Deputy Foreign Minister, David Zalkaliani's visit to Canada

On 11 May 2016, on the sidelines of the visit of Georgian First Deputy Foreign Minister David Zalkaliani to Canada, another round of the political consultations between the Georgian and Canadian Foreign Ministries was held.  In the frames of the consultations, the two delegations discussed the...


Georgian qvevri will be placed in the inner courtyard of the Geneva UN Office to mark the UN 70th anniversary

The United Nations Geneva Office soon will have traditional Georgian qvevri to decorate its interior to mark the 70th anniversary of the UN foundation. The Georgian Government will present the UN Geneva office with a qvevri, which is included in the UNESCO intangible cultural heritage list. &nb...


Meeting with His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada

On February 4th, 2016, Ambassador of Georgia to Canada, H.E.Alexander Latsabidze, as the president  of the Ottawa Diplomatic Association met with His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada.


Meeting of the heads of the francophone diplomatic missions accredited to Canada

On January 27th, 2016, Ambassador of Georgia to Canada, H.E. Alexander Latsabidze attended the meeting for the heads of francophone diplomatic missions accredited to Canada.  


Information on the Meeting between the Minister of Defence of Georgia and the Minister of National Defence of Canada

November 20-22,  the Minister of Defence of Georgia H.E. Mrs. Tinatin Khidasheli attended Halifax Security Forum. On November 22, 2015 the Minister of Defence of Georgia H.E. Mrs. Tinatin Khidasheli held a meeting with her colleague Honourable Mr. Harjit Singh Sajjan, ...


 On October 17, 2015, by the initiative of the Ottawa Diplomatic Association, its President Mr.  Alexander Latsabidze, Ambassador of Georgia to Canada   and with the Rockcliffe Flying Club support, a charity event “Diplomatic Fly Day” was organized. 


An exhibition “Three types of Georgian scripts`` and a Classical Piano Recital by E.Savitski

On October 16th, 2015,at the University of Ottawa, Embassy of Georgia to Canada presented Classical Piano Recital performed by renowned Georgian musician Edisher Savitski and the exhibition “Three types of Georgian scripts``.


Meeting with President of the NATO Association of Canada

On October 1st, 2015, at the Embassy of Georgia, His Excellency Alexander Latsabidze, Ambassador of Georgia to Canada, held a meeting with the President of the NATO Association of Canada, Ms.Julie Lindhout.


Toronto International Film Festival , September 10-20, 2015

The 40th edition of the Toronto International Film Festival runs Sept. 10-20.2015, and  features hundreds of movies playing at various venues over 10 days.


The bilateral meeting of the Chairman of the Parliament of Georgia with the Speaker of the Senate of Canada

On September 1, 2015 the Chairman of the Parliament of Georgia H.E. Davit Usupashvili held a bilateral meeting with the Honourable Leo Housakos,  Speaker of the Senate of Canada, during the Fourth World Conference of the Speakers of Parliaments, at the United Nations Headquarters, in New York. ...



Meeting with Bishop Saba (Intskirveli)

On July 31,2015, Ambassador of Georgia,H.E. Alexander Latsabidze held an official meeting with Bishop Saba(Intskirveli) from the Georgian Apostolic Orthodox in North America.


Visit of the State Minister of Georgia on European and Euro-Atlantic Integration to Canada

On July 10, within the framework of the working visit to Canada, State Minister of Georgia on European and Euro-Atlantic Integration, David Bakradze met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada, Rob Nicholson, at the working lunch hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Canada. David Bak...


The article of the Ambassador of Georgia to Canada, H.E. Alexander Latsabidze:

http://diplomatonline.com/mag/2015/06/georgia-canada-an-emerging-partnership/


Flood in Tbilisi. Bank accounts to support flood affected population

Flood in Tbilisi. Bank accounts to support flood affected population


Toronto International Film Festival- TIFF presented a retrospective of Georgian film series entitled

From May 8 to 19, 2015 Toronto International Film Festival- TIFF presented a retrospective of Georgian film series entitled "Discovering Georgian Cinema". The series  included 14 feature films and 4 short films.


E-visa portal

 E-visa portal was launched, which enables the foreigners travelling to Georgia for tourism and bushiness purposes to receive a Georgian visa without visiting Consular Office of Georgia. Please visit web-portal  www.evisa.gov.ge


Canada Trade Mission in Georgia

In March, 2015, delegation of the Canada Trade Mission arrived in Georgia led by Canada’s Consul to Istanbul, Senior Trade Commissioner in the region Rene Wassill.


Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs regarding the signature of the so called

  Following the signature of the so-called “treaty on alliance and strategic partnership" between the Russian Federation and Russian occupation regime in Sokhumi, the Russian Federation signed the so-called "treaty on alliance and integration” with its occupation regime in Tskhin...


Statement of the Georgian Foreign Ministry regarding the first anniversary of Crimea's annexation Statement of the Georgian Foreign Ministr...

          The Georgian Foreign Ministry once again reconfirms that it does not recognize the 16 March 2014 Crimea referendum conducted in violation of the universally recognized norms and principles of international law, under pressure from Russian armed forces and wi...


Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs of Georgia paid a working visit to Canada

 On February 15-21,2015, Minister of Sport and yourth affairs of Georgia, Mr.L.Kipiani paid a working visit to Canada.


Statement of the Georgian Foreign Ministry in reaction to the tragedy in Volnovakha

The Georgian Foreign Ministry wishes to express its concern over the death of innocent people caused by a missile in Volnovakha, Donetsk province of Ukraine, on the 13th of January 2015, and conveys its condolences to the families of the victims. This tragedy provides a direct proof to how much imp...


Statement of the Georgian Foreign Ministry in reaction to the attack on the ‘Charlie Hebdo’ satirical magazine

The Georgian Foreign Ministry is extremely concerned by the armed attack on the offices of the "Charlie Hebdo" satirical magazine which took place in Paris on the 7th of January 2015, leaving 12 people dead and over 10 injured. This barbaric act, which targeted freedom of speech and the media's rig...


Meeting with Georgian community

On December 27th, 2014 the Embassy of Georgia hosted a  reception for the Georgian community in Canada, followed by the screening of the Georgian documentary film “Cradle of wine” directed by Merab Kokochashvili.


Meeting with Georgian community in Montreal

On November 21st, 2014, the Ambassador of Georgia H.E Alexander Latsabidze met with the Georgian community in Montreal.


Statement of the Georgian Foreign Ministry regarding the attack on the Canadian Parliament on the 22nd of October

  The Georgian Foreign Ministry wishes to express its deep concern over the attack at the Canadian Parliament on the 22nd of October killing a soldier standing guard at the National Memorial. This tragedy as well as the recent assault on Canadian soldiers in Quebec, on the 20th of October, wh...


Screening of the Georgian-Estonian film

On October 16th, 2014, In Ottawa ,at the premises of the Georgian Embassy, Ambassador of Georgia  H.E.Alexander Latsabidze and and  Ambassador of Estonia  H.E. Gita  Kalmet hosted a screening of the  film "Tangerines". Screening was preceded by Georgian wine tasting.



The Law of Georgia on the Legal Status of Aliens and Stateless Persons enters into force on September 1ST 2014

Information on new visa regulations For detailed information regarding new visa regulations due to enter into force from the 1st of September 2014 visit our website at:https://www.geoconsul.gov.ge/en/aboutUs   1.    GEORGIAN VISA ISSUING AUTHORITIES According to the...




Statement by the Prime Minster of Georgia, H.E. Irakli Garibashvili

On October 1st, 2012 the Georgian Government was elected with a clear mission to create a justice system that the Georgian people deserve, a system that is fair and strong. Thus, we were equipped with a mandate that obliges us to thoroughly perform this task.


Celebration of Signing of the EU Association Agreements with Georgia

Marie-Anne Coninsx, Ambassador of the European Union, Alexander Latsabidze, Ambassador of Georgia, Ala Beleavschi, Ambassador of the Republic of Moldova, and Vadym Prystaiko, Ambassador of Ukraine, co-hosted a reception at the EU Official Residence today to mark the signing of the EU Association Agr...


Embassy of Georgia has moved to a new building

Embassy of Georgia to Canada has moved to a new building, located at: 350 Albert street, Suite 2010, Ottawa, ON, K1R1A4.  


Georgia and the European Union have signed an Association Agreement

On the 27th of June 2014 in Brussels, Georgia and the European Union signed an Association Agreement, which includes provisions for the establishment of a Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA). The agreement was signed by the Georgian Prime Minister, Mr Irakli Gharibashvili; by the Preside...


Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia on the Resolution on ''Status of Internally Displaced Persons and Refugees from Abkh...

On 5 June 2014 during its 68th Session, the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted a Resolution "on the Status of Internally Displaced Persons and Refugees from Abkhazia, Georgia and the Tskhinvali Region/South Ossetia, Georgia", reasserting the fundamental rights of forcefully displaced per...



First Deputy State Minister of Georgia on European and Euro-Atlantic Integration Mr.David Dondua paid a working visit to Canada

On May 12-13, First Deputy State Minister of Georgia on European and Euro-Atlantic Integration Mr.David Dondua paid a working visit to Canada. The Georgian inter-agency delegation was comprised of the members of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Defence. The delegation held meeting...


Information on the bilateral political consultations held between Georgia and Canada

The Director responsible for Eastern and Southern Europe, Turkey, Central Asia in the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, Ms.Jennifer May visited Georgia from the 27th to the 29th of March 2014.


Prime Minister Mr.Irakli Garibashvili met with Prime Minister of Canada Mr.Stephen Harper

On March 25, 2014, On the margins of the Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague, Prime Minister of Georgia, Mr. Irakli Garibashvili met with the Prime Minister of Canada, Mr.  Stephen Harper.This was their first meeting.




Statement of the Georgian Foreign Ministry in reaction to the easing of procedures for entry to the occupied territory of Abkhazia from the ...

As reported on the 10th of February 2014, Moscow and its occupation regime in Abkhazia have decided to simplify the visa requirements for foreigners wishing to enter the occupied region of Abkhazia from Russia during the Olympic Games in Sochi (as from the 10th of February). This decision is yet...







Statement of the Georgian Foreign Ministry on the Russian occupation troops' illegal activities along the Tskhinvali region's occupation lin...

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia expresses its deep concern over the continuous illegal activities of Russian occupation forces along the occupation line in the Tskhinvali region. Despite numerous calls of the international community, the Russian Federation continues blatant violations o...




Visa Information for Foreign Citizens

 Welcome to Georgia According to the Georgian law, citizens and stateless persons permanently residing in Canada may enter and stay in Georgia without a visa for 1 full year   Please see travel advisory https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/georgia



Information on the official visit of the Georgian Foreign Minister to Canada

From the 18th to the 19th of April 2013 the Georgian Foreign Minister, Ms Maia Panjikidze paid an official visit to Canada. Publication date: 19.04.2013











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Credencial ceremony

On June 22, 2017, Ambassador of Georgia to Canada and Permanent Representative of the International Civil Aviation Organization Konstantin Kavtaradze presented to His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada,the Letters of Credence.


Ambassador of Georgia to Canada, Permanent Representative to ICAO, H.E. Konstantin Kavtaradze attended the ICAO 13th Air Navigation Conferen...

Ambassador of Georgia to Canada, Permanent Representative to ICAO, H.E. Konstantin Kavtaradze attended the ICAO 13th Air Navigation Conference held in Montreal.


Ambassadors meeting with the foreign and defence policy advisor to Canada's Prime Minister

Ambassador Kavtaradze held a meeting with the foreign and defence policy advisor to Canada's Prime Minister, Director of operations, Cameron Mackey. Sides discussed the forthcoming NATO Brussels Summit, Canada-Georgia bilateral relations, including possibilities of Prime Minister's visit to Georgia


Ambassadors meeting at the Archives Canada

Ambassador of Georgia Konstantin Kavtaradze held a meeting with Berthiaume Guy, Librarian and Archivist of Canada. Discussions focused on establishing bilateral cooperation between Canada and Georgia in the library and archives field.


Ambassadors meeting with the head of Ukrainian Diaspora of Canada.

Ambassador of Georgia Konstantin Kavtaradze held a meeting with Ms. Lesia Spolsky, the head of Ukrainian Diaspora of Canada. Discussions focused on cooperation between Georgian and Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada.


Meeting at the Global Affairs Canada

Ambassador of Georgia Konstantin Kavtaradze met with Mr. Mathew Tone, Canada's Chief Negotiator on the Foreign Investment Protection Agreement, Ms. Julia Boisvert, Mr. Raymond Froklage member of the negotiator's team.


Ambassadors meeting with Canadian Journalist

Ambassador of Georgia Konstantine Kavtaradze met with the famous Canadian journalist Barbara Balfour. The conversation touched upon the possibility of visiting journalists in Georgia and preparation of the Canadian television for Georgia.


Meeting at the University of Ottawa

Ambassador of Georgia Konstantine Kavtaradze met with Serge Blais, Head of International Programs, and Director of the Center for Continuing Education at Ottawa University.


Canadian journalists visit to Georgia

Embassy of Georgia to Canada and the Georgian National Tourism Administration have organized press tour for Canadian journalists in Georgia.


CEO of GOPAC is visiting Tbilisi

Mr. Akaash Maharaj, CEO of The Global Organization of Parliamentarians Against Corruption (GOPAC) will visit Tbilisi on October 15 to attend the gathering of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.


Ambassador is attending G7 GPWG

On October 16-19, Ambassador of Georgia H.E. Konstantin Kavtaradze will participate in the meeting of the working group of The Global Partnership Against the Spread of Weapons and Materials of Mass Destruction (G7 GPWG) in Quebec City.


Ambassadors is attending (G7 GPWMD) working group

On October 16-19, Ambassador of Georgia H.E. Konstantin Kavtaradze will participate in the meeting of the working group of The Global Partnership Against the Spread of Weapons and Materials of Mass Destruction (G7 GPWMD) in Quebec City.


NICOLAS NAMORADZE Honens Prize Laureate

The performances of pianist and composer Nicolas Namoradze have been hailed by critics as “sparkling … sensitive and coloristic” (New York Times) and “simply gorgeous” (Wall Street Journal). He has given recitals at prestigious venues in several countries around the world. He has appeared as a soloi...


President of the Treasury Board of Canada Mr.Scott Brison's visit in Georgia

Prospects of the current relations between Canada and Georgia to be developed further were discussed predominantly by Mamuka Bakhtadze, Prime Minister of Georgia and Scott Brison, President of the Treasury Board of Canada today.


Georgian evening in Toronto

On October 21, 2018, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the First Republic of Georgia, the Embassy of Georgia together with the Georgian Community of Toronto, will celebrate the Georgian culture evening in Toronto with the exhibition about Georgia and Georgian cuisine tasting. In the evening will...


Award for the Judo Olympic Center of Toronto

On October 21, 2018wrestler Ambassador Konstantin Kavtaradze visited the Judo Olympic Center of Toronto. The Centre is run by the member of Toronto’s Georgian community, judo wrestler and coach Koba Chimchiuri. Koba coaches a group of children from Georgian as well as other communities of Toronto. T...


European language day in Ottawa

On September 29,2018, in Ottawa, Embassy of Georgia celebrated European language day among with the Embassies of the European Union accredited to Canada.


Georgian Song and Culinary Festival in Toronto

On September 30, 2018, in Toronto at the Mel Lastman Square, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the First Republic of Georgia, Georgian women organization from Toronto- "Georgian Women's Action Group" with the support of the Embassy of Georgia to Canada organized and hosted the Georgian song and ...


Ambassadors meeting with the NATO Association curator

Ambassador of Georgia Konstantin Kavtaradze met with Claire Wahlen, the Canadian NATO Association Program curator, they discussed the issue of participation of the Embassy of Georgia to Canada in the framework of the 70th Anniversary of NATO in 2019.


Ambassador Kavtaradze met with CEO of GOPAC

On September 12, 2018, Ambassador Kavtaradze met with Mr. Akaash Maharaj, CEO of The Global Organization of Parliamentarians Against Corruption (GOPAC).


Georgian movie at TIFF

Young Georgian director George Sikharulidze's short film "New Year" participates at the Toronto International Film Festival. You can find detailed information about the movie at the following link:https://www.tiff.net/tiff/a-new-year/


Ambassadors meeting with head of "GRAPE"

On August 30, 2018, Ambassador of Georgia Konstantin Kavtaradze met with Stephen Batiuk, professor from the University of Toronto, Center for Archaeological Studies, Head of Georgia-Canadian archaeological expedition “GRAPE”.


Ambassador Kavtaradze met with the Global Affairs Canada representatives

Ambassador Kavtaradze held a meeting with Ms. Alison Grant, Director of the Department for Eastern Europe and Eurasia of the GAC and her deputies responsible for political and trade issues Mr. David Morgan and Richard Tarasofsky. Topics of bilateral cooperation in the political, security, defence, t...


Ambassadors meeting with the Canadian wine importer company representative

On October 31, 2018, Ambassador Konstantin Kavtardze held a meeting with Mr.David Foran, sales associate of the Canadian wine importer company “Startus“. Different ways of promoting Georgian wine in Canada were discussed.


Ambassadors meeting with the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Trade Diversification of Canada Mr. Omar Alghabra.

On November 1, Ambassador Konstantin Kavtaradze held a meeting with the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Trade Diversification of Canada Mr. Omar Alghabra.


Ambassadors visit to the Canadian Forces College

On November 3, 2018, Ambassador Konstantin Kavtaradze attended the graduation ceremony at the Canadian Forces College in Toronto.


Ambassadors meeting with the Chair of the Standing Committee on National Defence, at the Parliament of Canada

On November 7, Ambassador of Georgia to Canada, Konstantin Kavtardze held a meeting with Mr. Stephen Fuhr, Chair of the Standing Committee on National Defence, at the Parliament of Canada.


The sod-turning ceremony

On November 8, 2018, Ambassador Kavtaradze attended the sod-turning ceremony for the Memorial to the Victims of Communism.


On the occasion of the 100th Anniversary of the foundation of the First Democratic Republic of Georgia celebrated at ICAO

Permanent Representative of Georgia to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Konstantine Kavtaradze, Ambassador of Georgia to Canada hosted the exhibition and reception dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the First Republic of Georgia at ICAO, Montreal.


Ambassador of Georgia attends the NATO Parliamentary Assembly session

Ambassador of Georgia Konstantin Kavtaradze is attending the 64th session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, which is held in Halifax on 16-19 November. Ambassador was invited by the Speaker of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada.


Ambassadors meeting with the professor from the Calgary University

On November 12, 2018, Ambassador of Georgia Konstantin Kavtaradze held a meeting with Professor Jean-René Lablanc, from Calgary University


Ambassadors appearance before Defence committee

On December 4, Ambassador Konstantin Kavtaradze was invited to appear before Canadian Defense Committee, at the special session, where he gave a speech about security challenges in the occupied territories of the country, the country's European and Euro-Atlantic integration and the bilateral defence...


Ambassador attended Graduation Ceremony of the Military Training and Cooperation programme in Gatineau

On December 6, 2018, Ambassador Kavtaradze attended Graduation Ceremony of the Military Training and Cooperation Programme (MTCP) Language Teacher Training Course (LTTC) in Gatineau.


Ambassador attended Graduation Ceremony at Saint-Jean Military College

On December 5, Ambassador of Georgia Konstantine Kavtaradze visited Saint-Jean, Canadian Forces Language School (CFLS) Graduation Ceremony where he met with the representatives of the Canadian forces, teachers and graduates, senior officers from the Ministry of Defence of Georgia.


Ambassador attended Defense Committee preliminary meeting.

Ambassador of Georgia Konstantine Kavtaradze was invited as a guest of honour at the Canadian Parliament, Defense Committee preliminary meeting.


Ambassadors meeting with SOS Children's villages Canada representatives.

Ambassador of Georgia Konstantine Kavtaradze met with the International Humanitarian and Charitable Organization SOS Children's Villages Canada, President Thomas Bauer and Humanitarian Programs Director Ken Gorman. At the meeting issues about children's villages and possible cooperations were discus...



The handover ceremony at the National Archives of Georgia

Ambassador of Georgia to Canada Konstantine Kavtaradze presented the archived materials of Nico Abkhazi, collected in Canada to the Director of National Archives of Georgia, Ms. Teona Iashvili


Defence Committee of Canadian parliament adopts resolution against Russian aggression in Georgia, Ukraine and Moldova

The Defence Committee of the Canadian Parliament has adopted a resolution in response to Russian aggression against Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia in the Black Sea region. The resolution reads that Russia’s war in Georgia, as well as its illegal occupation of the two Georgian regions of Abkhazia an...



10th ministerial meeting of the Lima Group

On February 12th, 2019, in Ottawa, Ambassador of Georgia, Konstantin Kavtaradze attended a 10th ministerial meeting of the Lima Group.


\meeting at the Global Affairs Canada

The Ambassador of Georgia to Canada Konstantin Kavtaradze held a meeting with Assistant Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada, Michael Grant, at the meeting were discussed issues related to Venezuela, the Caribbean countries and UN resolutions initiated by the United Nations.


Meeting with the Parliamentary Centre CEO

On February 15th, Ambassador Konstantin Kvataradze met with Jean-Paul Ruszkowski, President and CEO of Parliamentary Centre. At the meeting were discussed the issues and cooperation opportunities between Georgian and Canadian Parliaments.


Event organized by “Polska Jedność Narodowa”

In January 2019, Ambassador of Georgia Konstantin Kavtaradze attended a solemn event dedicated to the 80th jubilee of Jerzy Czartoryski, one of the leaders of the Polish community in Canada.


Ambassadors meeting with Assistant Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada

On February 14th, 2019, The Ambassador of Georgia to Canada Konstantin Kavtaradze held a meeting with Assistant Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada, Michael Grant, at the meeting were discussed issues related to Venezuela. Georgia fully aligns itself with the Ottawa Declaration for Venezuel...



Meeting with MTCP coordinator

Ambassador of Georgia Konstantin Kavtaradze met with Veronique Fortin, coordinator of the Military Training and Cooperation Program of the Ministry of Defense of Canada (MTCP), at the meeting were discussed the participation of the Georgian military in the program courses and the visit of the delega...