Oliver Reisner - Professor at Ilia State University, he has been living and working in Georgia for years.
It is interesting to hear his opinion about the stereotype well known in the society – “We are deprived of Georgianity”.
Social campaign #ThisCountryIsYours
”Mechurchletukhutsesi (Head of the State Treasury) of Georgia” – this title was given to Ekvtime Takaishvili by Konstantine Gamsakhurdia.
Ekvtime Takaishvili, along with his wife - Nino Poltorotskaya, turned out to be the man who, during the most difficult period for Georgia, managed first to ship treasure and history of Georgia to Europe, then save it and finally return home safely.
Social campaign #ThisCountryIsYours
5G technology related conspiracy theories around the world, including Georgia.
Not a small number of people consider this technology to be life-threatening and, in the period of the pandemic, have even linked it to spread of COVID 19.
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. The Civil Society Institute, with the support of Bread for the World, starts to accept applications for an online training program. If you are an employee of a civil society (non-governmental) organization, student, public servant, or civil activist, then, in parallel with your daily activities, without leaving your workplace or studies, you have the opportunity to deepen your knowledge and skills in the following fields:
1) Participatory budgeting;
2) State procurement.
Training courses are remote and all activities - lectures, discussions, home works are conducted online. The schedule of studies is flexible and participants can set time themselves.
Courses are free, and upon completion, a certificate will be issued.
To fill out the application, visit the link…
The deadline for submission of applications is June 10, 2020
Tbilisi. Human Rights Education and Monitoring Center (EMC) publishes an interesting article by Yuri Slezkine, a Russian-born American historian, writer, and translator – “The Soviet Union like a communal apartment, i.e. how the Soviet Union encouraged ethnic specificity”.
Tbilisi. Winners of the competition of bloggers, organized by the Civil Society Institute, have been identified within the framework of the social campaign “This country is yours”. 19 works/blogs were submitted to the competition. The competent jury, consisting of Jimsher Rekhviashvili, Davit Paichadze, Temur Jaliashvili and Nino Samsonidze, identified the best works.
Awards were distributed among the winners as follows:
I place: GEL 1 000 – blog post of Nino Vartapetyan – “Kvabiskhevi...”
II place: GEL 700 – blog post of Ana Gvalia - “Role of civic activism and responsibility in country development”
III place: GEL 500 - blog post of Ani Tsintsadze – “This country is mine, yours, ours!”
III place: GEL 500 – blog post of Lana Kapanadze – “This country is yours”
The purpose of the competition is to strengthen civil society, establish values of civil society, promote activities of civil society organizations and facilitate civic activism in Georgia. Country development significantly depends on understanding of the role and responsibility by each citizen in this process. The social campaign “This country is yours” is carried out within the framework of “Civil Society Sustainability Initiative”. The “Civil Society Sustainability Initiative” project is implemented by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS) in collaboration with the Civil Society Institute (CSI), the Center for Training and Consultancy (CTC), the Center for Strategic Research and Development of Georgia (CSRDG) and the Education Development and Employment Center (EDEC). The project is funded by the European Union and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation.
Tbilisi. Human Rights Education and Monitoring Center (EMC), together with the Caucasus Research Resource Center (CRRC) and the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI), publishes a report – “Access to courts - Results of a public opinion survey”.
“The report summarizes results of a survey of Georgian-speaking, adult population of Georgia in regard to access to courts. It briefly overviews both various aspects of access to courts and public attitudes”.
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People In Need is pleased to announce an opening for the position of Project Coordinator.
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