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Climate Change and Biodiversity in Focus of the Media and Academics

More than 80 representatives of academic sector and the media took part in a series of workshops which aimed to promote the UN Conventions on Biodiversity, Desertification and Climate Change, and support their implementation in Georgia.   The workshops were organised by the non-governmental organization Georgia’s Environmental Outlook (GEO) with support …

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Supporting Strategic Change in Civil Service of Georgia

Over 20 representatives of the Administration of Government of Georgia (AoG), Civil Service Bureau (CSB) and eight ministries took part in the training exercise on August 1-3, 2017, designed to help the Government of Georgia implement organizational changes, known as Change Management, needed for successful reforms in civil service. The …

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EU and UNDP Research Reveals Georgians Concerns

The number of Georgians, who think that their rights are protected, has doubled in the last ten years. Nevertheless, every second Georgian feels insecure about their personal data. Almost a third of the respondents (27% in average and 36% in Tbilisi) see labour rights as the most frequently abused human …

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Human Rights and Access to Justice in Georgia

The nationwide research examines public perceptions and awareness about human rights and access to justice in Georgia. Fundings of the study are based on the results of 5,000 face-to-face interviews in four regions of Georgia, 14 focus group discussions and 29 in-depth interviews with representatives of four target groups: public …

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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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