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Georgian Schools Embrace Human Rights and Gender Equality


Human rights, gender equality, healthy life-style and reproductive health will make integral part of the school curriculum in Georgia. The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia and the UN Joint Programme for Gender Equality signed a Memorandum of Understanding to assist the ongoing revision of national curriculum and help …

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Global Goals Through the Eyes of Georgian Youth


More than 600 Georgian students, young artists and designers registered to take part in the two creative contests that aim to promote Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Georgia – Visualization of SDGs and Essay Competition. The contests were announced by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Institute for Development …

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Caucasus Epos Published in Georgian and Ossetian


Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University hosted a presentation of “Nart Saga for Children” in Georgian and Ossetian languages and the third edition of the Georgian-Ossetian and Ossetian-Georgian Dictionaries. Both books have been published by the non-governmental organization “Caucasus Mosaic” with assistance from the European Union (EU) and United Nations Development …

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Georgian Cities Share Gender Equality Solutions


Ajara and Samegrelo are one of the first regions of Georgia to introduce the principles of gender equality to the municipal practices. Representatives of all 10 municipalities of Samegrelo region gathered in Batumi on March 31 to discuss gender equality at the local level with representatives of self-governments of Batumi …

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Biofuelling Sustainable Development in Georgia


Travelling to the region of Kakheti in east Georgia always brings winemaking to one’s mind. The region is famous for its vast vineyards and delicious traditional wines. Indeed, I was interested in vineyards when I visited Kakheti in December 2016, but not as a source of wine but rather a …

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Georgia Moves Forward in Developing the System of Protected Areas


The Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) completed a 7-year programme to promote the long-term financial sustainability of Georgia’s protected areas. With USD 1 million from the Global Environment Facility (GEF), the programme was implemented by the Agency of Protected Areas …

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Georgia Harnesses European Expertise in Personal Data Protection


Representatives of the Office of the Personal Data Protection Inspector of Georgia visited Rome, Italy, with a study tour.  Upon the invitation of the Italian Data Protection Authority, the visit was arranged with support from the European Union (EU) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The Georgian delegation led by …

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