Civil Society Unveils Intermediate Results of 2016 Parliamentary Election Media Monitoring

A team of media monitors released intermediate results of the ongoing media monitoring that examines media performance during the 2016 Parliamentary elections in Georgia. A press conference on 9 September 2016 brought together representatives of the Geoprgian media and civil society, as well as international...

Tbilisi Photo Festival Opens Discussion on Gender Equality

The annual international Photo Festival in Tbilisi joins hands with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), to host a discussion ‘Women Photographers – Agents of Change’. A photo show and open round table on 19 September highlighted the work of distinguished female photographers and provided a platform...

UNDP and Government of Georgia commit to GEL 6.8 million rural development initiative funded by EU and Government of Adjara

Shombi Sharp, UNDP Resident Representative a.i. in Georgia, and Otar Danelia, Minister of Agriculture of Georgia signed an agreement to continue assistance to rural development in the country through a GEL 6.8 million project funded by the European Union and the Government of Adjara. This initiative will assist in...

COBERM III – Call for project ideas

COBERM is a grant programme funded by the European Union and implemented by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) that supports initiatives of local Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in a wide range of areas and activities, including support to improving the lives of people and living conditions of local...

What Do Georgians Think About Public Services?

Quality of roads, public kindergartens, cleaning service and citizen engagement in decision-making are in focus of a research commissioned by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Swiss Cooperation Office (SCO) for the South Caucasus and Austrian Development Cooperation (ADC) and carried out by the...

Public School Opens Doors to Professional Education

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia, Administration of Kareli Municipality, LTD “Agara Sugar Company” and Agara public school signed a memorandum on 26 July 2016 to introduce vocational education and training programmes in Agara public school, Kareli...

Civil Society Releases First Findings of Election Media Monitoring

Three civil society organizations – Georgian Charter of Journalistic Ethics, Internews – Georgia and Civic Development Institute (CDI), released the first media monitoring report ahead of the 8 October Parliamentary elections in Georgia. A press conference on July 22, 2016, brought together representatives of the...

Small Farmers Meet High-Ranking EU Officials

BATUMI. 16 July 2016 – EU Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn visited Georgia on 14 July to speak at “Georgia's European Way” conference in Batumi. After the conference, Commissioner Hahn visited a number of agriculture projects in Ajara Autonomous Republic...

Agriculture and Rural Development in Focus of the Georgian Media

Up to 40 journalists of the broadcast, print and online media took part in the media tour to Ajara organized by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with support from the European Union and in cooperation with the Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia and Ajara Autonomous Republic Government.  The...

Four Students Recieve #MyRustaveli Awards

Thirty-five students of the Georgian universities took part in the essays contest #MyRustaveli presenting their own vision of the timeless values of humanity and equality featured in the 12th century Georgian epic poem "The Knight in the Panther's Skin". On 24 June 2016, four winners of the contest received...

Georgia Moves Forward to Effective and Accessible Justice

The new three-year project supported by the European Union will strengthen capacities of judiciary institutions and legal professionals  Ensuring access to justice for all and establishing an effective justice system for children in Georgia – these are the main objectives of the project that has recently been...