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Elections and the Media

"Media monitoring helps understand the principles of journalism and the challenges of professional reporting,” says Mariam Ozashvili, a young media monitor at CRRC – Georgia. Mariam holds a degree in journalism from Tbilisi State University and currently keeps an eye on the performance of sevenmore

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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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Business for People

Batumi– a port city on Georgia’s Black Sea coast is all about summer break and leisure for many Georgians. But for the city residents, summer is the busiest season. No exception is Tika Vetriakova, 29, who runs a small but rapidly growing company Clean World Adjara and provides professional cleaningmore

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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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Skills Up for Safer World

Training in refrigeration service runs in several professional colleges in Georgia. This relatively new profession attracts more and more students who apply their skills and knowledge in different industries. Up-to-date refrigeration and air conditioning benefit both economy and environment.  Tmore

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Georgia is adopting a law on gender equality

Facing a disparity in gender-related legislation, in March 2010 Georgia adopted a law on gender equality. Georgia’s official adoption of the legislation is part of a five-year campaign by the UNDP to help empower women in the Caucasus nation. Since 2004, the Gender Advisory Council at the Georgian more

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Tusheti - People's Land

The mountainous region of Tusheti in northeast Georgia is one of the richest protected areas in the Caucasus. 230 species of endemic plants, 120 species of birds, 11 of reptiles, amphibians and fish make this unique ecosystem outstanding for biodiversity. Each of Tusheti villages is a historic monummore

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Democracy and the Media

Every Monday, a talk show called "Media Monitor" airs on Georgian public television. The show shares information collected during media monitoring, and invites civil society and media experts to analyse the findings. Current analysis comes amidst the backdrop of upcoming parliamentary elecmore

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Justice for All

Justice reform remains a challenge in Georgia. In the past 5 years the government has done much to improve the legal process; however there is still a long road ahead in terms of building up people’s trust in the legal system. The establishment of the Legal Aid Service under the Ministry of Correctimore

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Seeds of Knowledge

Isolda Kitesashvili became a farmer to help her family out of extreme poverty. She used to be a doctor in Kakheti, until the early 1990s when she and her husband both lost their jobs. To survive, she became farmer. She knew nothing about farming and for several years Isolda was barely able to mmore