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Confidence that Leads to Achievement

Confidence and trust between the communities affected by conflicts are in focus of the European Union and the United National Development Programme (UNDP) initiative.  Youth camps, professional training, research, healthcare services and business development make an incomplete list of the projemore

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The Voice of Georgia

Michael Jackson, the beloved king of pop, in one of his songs urges to make the world a better place to live in. Wonder what this world looks like?  Is it a world with cleaner air and greener environment? A world without hunger and discrimination? A world which creates equal opportunities for amore

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Day to Day

Nana Tskharozia is a school teacher in Chuburkhinji – a village in Abkhazia, close to the administrative boundary line. This year the Chubukhinji School is greeting children with freshly painted walls, fixed roof and refurbished classrooms “Our school is very old. We did our best to keep the place nmore

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Mobile Technology for Safe Communities

anketa#a#non00b#wed1c#7d#pol24ngo2 – sent from the village of Ditsi in the Shida Kartli region of Georgia, this mysterious SMS means that no security incidents have happened in the last week, there was one crossing of the administrative boundary with South Ossetia for celebrating a wedding, the commmore

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Rebuilding Lives in Crisis Areas

Nana Shonia is a dentist in a small village at the administrative boundary line with Abkhazia. Nana is the only dentist in the area and her patients come from both sides of the conflict divide. Outdated equipment and expensive medicines made her business increasingly difficult. With assistance from more

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From Small Beginnings

Dali Chilachava fled from her home village in Abkhazia in 1993 when the first conflict broke up. Now she lives in Samegrelo, a region of Georgia that shelters more than 80,000 displaced. Dali’s family struggled from extreme poverty for 12 years until they found their rescue in growing lilies for salmore

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A Year after the War

Some 30,000 Georgians remain displaced after a five-day armed conflict between Russia and Georgia in August 2008. Most of them face a future away from their homes. The crisis initially caused about 150,000 to flee their villages. It damaged local infrastructure, affected agriculture works and left mmore

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