Georgia APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 17/11/2021

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To facilitate greater parliamentary awareness on developments in Georgia.

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Recent Documents related to Georgia

1. Explanatory memorandum: UK/Georgia: Strategic Partnership and Cooperation Agreement
04/11/2019 - Treaty
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Found: EU. The UK’s current trading relationship with Georgia is governed by the Association Agreement between

2. Trade and investment factsheets (partner names beginning with S)
12/02/2021 - Department for International Trade
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Found: South Georgia This factsheet provides the latest statistics on trade and investment between the UK

3. Trade and investment factsheets (partner names beginning with G to I)
12/02/2021 - Department for International Trade
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Found: Georgia This factsheet provides the latest statistics on trade and investment between the UK and

4. UK and Georgia sign trade continuity and strategic cooperation agreement
21/10/2019 - Department for International Trade
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Found: UK and Georgia sign trade continuity and strategic cooperation

5. Summary of the UK-Georgia strategic partnership and cooperation agreement
04/11/2019 - Department for International Trade
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Found: Summary of the UK-Georgia strategic partnership and cooperation agreement

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Georgia

1. Blue Belt Programme: South Sandwich Islands
12/12/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: Interests, I visited South Georgia at the expense of the Commissioner for South Georgia and the South Sandwich - Speech Link
2: Wiltshire (James Gray) has just referenced, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. That is why the - Speech Link
3: House on developments in respect of the South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands marine protected - Speech Link

2. Georgia
10/01/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: that Russia respects the territorial integrity of Georgia and withdraws its troops from Georgian soil. - Speech Link
2: honourable friend the Foreign Secretary discussed Georgia with Foreign Minister Lavrov in Moscow. The UK - Speech Link
3: recent meeting in Brussels, where the integrity of Georgia, concerning specifically the two regions the noble - Speech Link

3. Blue Belt Programme: Marine Protected Areas
19/12/2017 - Westminster Hall

1: already seen the UK designate new MPAs around South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, St Helena and Pitcairn - Speech Link
2: briefly—current debates about whether the MPA around South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is sufficient and - Speech Link

4. NATO Summit
16/07/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: territorial integrity of Georgia and Ukraine. We continue to support both Georgia and Ukraine in their aspirations - Speech Link
2: sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine and Georgia. Obviously, we are supporting the Government of - Speech Link
3: There are of course requirements on Ukraine and Georgia for their potential future membership of NATO, - Speech Link

5. Russia and the Council of Europe
18/07/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: from the former Soviet Union, such as Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan and Armenia, some of which I will mention - Speech Link
2: tipping point? Russia’s taking of two enclaves in Georgia—South Ossetia and Abkhazia—was when the international - Speech Link
3: have taken a strong stance when Russia attacked Georgia. It came as no surprise that it then attacked bits - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Georgia
1. Georgia
asked by: Lord Wharton of Yarm
01/04/2021
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are is taking to agree a visa-free facilitation regime with the government of Georgia.

2. Georgia: Investment
asked by: Lord Harries of Pentregarth
28/09/2020
... and (3) the impact of any such changes on Georgia's membership of international bodies.

3. Georgia: Investment
asked by: Lord Harries of Pentregarth
16/10/2020
... what plans they have to accelerate their assessment of the government of Georgia's amendment to their communications law following the expropriation of telecoms provider Caucasus Online; and whether they plan to raise concerns with the government of Georgia about the reasons for that government's takeover of a privately-owned internet provider shortly before parliamentary elections.

4. Georgia: NATO
asked by: Lord Lancaster of Kimbolton
28/10/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government how they are supporting Georgia’s preparations for full membership of NATO.

5. Russia: Georgia
asked by: Catherine West
28/01/2021
... what assessment his Department has made of the implications for its policies of the European Court of Human Rights judgment relating to the 2008 Russia-Georgia conflict; and what support the Government is providing to Georgia in the context of that matter.

Latest Questions
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5 Current APPG Officers
Jonathan Djanogly Portrait
Jonathan Djanogly
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Huntingdon
Joined: 30th July 2015
Lord Haworth Portrait
Lord Haworth
Vice Chair
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
3 APPG Memberships
Energy Costs , Mountaineering , Polar Regions
Lord Harries of Pentregarth Portrait
Lord Harries of Pentregarth
Treasurer
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
2 APPG Memberships
Dalits , West Papua
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Mr Jonathan Djanogly MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 2367.

Email: jonathan.djanogly.mp@parliament.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Georgia APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Georgia APPG

Former APPG Officers
Gordon Marsden Portrait
Gordon Marsden
Secretary
Labour - Former Member for Blackpool South
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships