What does freedom require from a person? Who can be free?
“Uneducated person does not like freedom, does not struggle to obtain it because s/he is raised in bondage and is accustomed to obedience, patience...” - the great Georgian humanist Vazha Pshavela wrote.
Social campaign #ThisCountryIsYours
“It all started in the beginning of 90’s, when the situation got mixed up with us and children first appeared on the street. It was a shock to us all, because there were no street children, as such, in Georgia before. It was during this period that children began to rob and beg as a group “...
Take a look at the story of Nana Iashvili, a founder of the organization "Child and the Environment”.
Social campaign #ThisCountryIsYours
Information society is a platform that turns creation, dissemination and manipulation of information into the most important component of political, economic or cultural life.
Look at how Georgia responds to challenges existing in this direction and what the situation is in other countries.
We present a study that was prepared in the framework of the project – “Civil Society Sustainability Initiative”.
The web portal www.csogeorgia.org was created to exchange information, improve communication, and share the resources among civil society organizations (CSOs). This virtual space will enable the representatives of public, international organizations, and any interested persons to obtain information on CSOs and their activities, i.e. to get familiar with out work, by spending the minimum time and energy.
Tbilisi. Civil society organizations demand to grant a legal status to those affected as a result of June 20-21 developments and release a special statement.
“We call on the General Prosecutor’s Office of Georgia: to grant immediately a status of victim to all those people, who have been injured as a result of actions taken by law enforcers during June 20-21 developments; conduct an effective and impartial investigation in the current case in a timely manner; taking into account high public interest, periodically inform public about the progress of the investigation in the current case”.
Kvemo Kartli. Youth from Kvemo Kartli extend their support to Hamid Sadikov, a teacher of geography in Tazakendi, who has been forced by part of the population to apologize in the center of the village for his status related to kidnaping of a schoolgirl and posted in a social networ.
There has appeared a website in a social network that publishes the first video, in which Muslim youth address both Hamid and the public: “Hello, we have come, we are in front of you! We come to fight against injustice! We come to protest premature marriage and abduction of girls by force! Hamid, you are not alone! Do not touch a teacher, if you have something to say tell it to me! I am Hamid! We are Hamids!
Source: The website in a social network
Tbilisi. Assessing Georgia’s progress on human rights over the past six years, a renowned international expert commissioned by the European Union, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) lauded significant achievements in legislative and policy reform, including new laws on anti-discrimination, juvenile justice, occupational safety, child rights and the protection of migrants and asylum seekers.
Independent expert report on Georgia’s National Human Rights Strategy for 2014-2020 finds significant achievements in legislative and policy reform, provides recommendations on better practical implementation especially in the areas of independence of judges and prosecutors, media pluralism, transparent and democratic law-making and non-discrimination.
To protect the country's captivating natural parks and help it achieve economic sustainability, the U.S. Government is launching a $1.6 million, five-year program to preserve and maintain Georgia's national parks while generating economic opportunities.
Source: The social network