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Designing Batumi City for People not Cars

When I walk to the office, I think about cities having their own personalities. I see Batumi as male, smart, well-groomed, and laid-back as if the salt and holiday spirit of the Black Sea have sunk into his system. He appreciates the fusion of the jumble in the old city, …

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Georgia Harnesses International Expertise in Disaster Management

A district in Tbilisi washed away by a flash flood in June 2014. Photo: David Khizanishvili/UNDP Effective assessment of loss and damage caused by natural disasters was discussed at a workshop on July 11, 2017, organized by the State Security and Crisis Management Council of Georgia with assistance from the …

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Georgia Moves Forward to Green Development

The Climate Action is in focus of a new initiative kicked off by the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia, United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the Global Environment Facility (GEF). Minister Gigla Agulashvili and Head of UNDP in Georgia, Niels Scott, signed an agreement about the …

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Islands of Integrity – Black Sea Countries Join Hands to Fight Corruption

Anti-corruption practitioners and representatives of local governments, civil society and international organizations from Georgia, Moldova, Turkey and Ukraine are taking part in the 2nd Regional Meeting of the Anti-Corruption Professionals Network at the Black Sea on June 26, 2017, in Kutaisi, Georgia. Municipality of Kutaisi is the first local governance entity in …

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Shattering Myths about Women in Georgian Political Parties

Artificial barriers and societal misconceptions are the main reasons for women to be less active in Georgian political parties, concludes the research unveiled by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on June, 13, 2017.  The research examines the obstacles faced by Georgian women while striving for a political career and …

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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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