Public Service Development Agency Adapts Its Website for People with Visual Impairments

Starting from April 27, 2017, people with visual impairments will be able to make full use of information and electronic services provided by the website of the Public Service Development Agency (PSDA) of Georgia: voice.sda.gov.ge The presentation of the adapted web resource on April 27 brought together...

COBERM III – Call for project ideas

COBERM, a joint EU-UNDP initiative, is soliciting innovative project ideas from representatives of civil society, including registered local and international non-governmental organizations, foundations and academia, that are in line with the following aims: Support innovative people-to-people confidence-building...

Raising Teaching Standards in Vocational Education and Training

Representatives of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia, Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia, Georgian universities and agriculture extension centres gathered on April 27, 2017, to discuss a new model of educational and qualification programmes for vocational teachers in agriculture. The workshop was...

Youth from Pankisi Gorge Work Together for Development and Employment

Over 40 young people from the town of Akhmeta and Pankisi Gorge got together in Tbilisi on April 20, 2017, to talk about professional and personal development, meet motivational speakers and agree about joint community projects. The event for ethnic Georgian and Kist youth was organized by the non-governmental...

UNDP Presents Global and Regional Human Development Reports

On April 11, 2017, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Georgia presented two fundamental reports of 2016 that address global human development challenges as well as specific developmental issues faced by the societies in the region of Eastern Europe, Turkey and Central Asia. The event was organised...

Georgia Moves Forward in the Implementation of Human Rights Strategy

How successful is Georgia in implementing its Human Rights Strategy 2014 - 2020? Findings and recommendations of an independent report were presented on April 10, 2017, to representatives of the Georgian Government, Parliament, civil society and international organizations. The independent report was prepared by...

Georgia National Inventory of Mercury Released

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia are releasing the results of the Initial Mercury Assessment in Georgia. The research carried out in 2016 shows that, although Georgia has no mercury mining, the amount of imported mercury...

Georgia Chair Year of the Open Government Partnership

On April 5, 2017, national stakeholders of the Open Government Georgia met with the Open Government Partnership (OGP) Support Unit Deputy Director Mr. Joe Powel and Director for Civil Society Engagement Mr. Paul Maassen. The meeting was organised by the co-chairs of the Open Government Georgia Forum – the...

Caucasus Epos Published in Georgian and Ossetian

On April 3, 2017, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University hosted a presentation of “Nart Saga for Children” in Georgian and Ossetian languages and the third edition of the Georgian-Ossetian and Ossetian-Georgian Dictionaries. Both books have been published by the non-governmental organization “Caucasus Mosaic”...

Georgian Millennials Learn New Technologies and New Professions

Schoolchildren from the village Agara spent a whole day on March 24 in Technopark, a new center for technology and innovation which aims to promote technological development in Georgia. The information tour aimed to show young people the power of technology and its practical application in different professions....

Government of Georgia Presents Key Areas of Rural Development in 2017-2020

On 16 March 2017, the Government of Georgia presented the national Strategy for Rural Development 2017-2020 and the Rural Development Action Plan 2017 to representatives of the national and local authorities, civil society organizations, diplomatic missions and international agencies. The event was opened by the...