Georgia: Dam Threatens Traditional Svan Way of Life

Georgia: Dam Threatens Traditional Svan Way of Life. EurasiaNet.org On his land in the Svaneti mountains, Zaza Vibliani shows off his family’s watermill, set inside a tiny hut underneath a stand of pear trees, driven by the steady flow of a mountain stream. It grinds corn that Vibliani has grown on his farm here on the …

Georgia: Dam Threatens Traditional Svan Way of Life. EurasiaNet.org

On his land in the Svaneti mountains, Zaza Vibliani shows off his family’s watermill, set inside a tiny hut underneath a stand of pear trees, driven by the steady flow of a mountain stream. It grinds corn that Vibliani has grown on his farm here on the southern slopes of the Caucasus range. Like most families in the Nenskra valley, the Viblianis are largely self-sufficient in food, growing nearly everything they eat beneath these forested mountainsides.


Large and Small HPPs in Georgia and Armenia

Large and Small HPPs in Georgia and Armenia. Ecolur There is a real HPP construction boom both in Armenia and in our neighboring country – Georgia. But there is a difference: large HPPs are constructed on the mountain rivers in Georgia, while Armenia constructs SHPPs on the rivers and their tributaries.

Large and Small HPPs in Georgia and Armenia. Ecolur

There is a real HPP construction boom both in Armenia and in our neighboring country – Georgia. But there is a difference: large HPPs are constructed on the mountain rivers in Georgia, while Armenia constructs SHPPs on the rivers and their tributaries.


Appeal of Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum Georgian National Platform to the Government

Appeal of Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum Georgian National Platform to the Government. Human Rights Center Appeal of Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum Georgian National Platform to the Government of Georgia regarding the Process of Elaboration of the Legislative Framework and Policy for Prevention of Accidents Related to the Water Objects

Appeal of Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum Georgian National Platform to the Government. Human Rights Center

Appeal of Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum Georgian National Platform to the Government of Georgia regarding the Process of Elaboration of the Legislative Framework and Policy for Prevention of Accidents Related to the Water Objects


non-governmental organizations based in Georgia address an open letter to the Vice-President of the United States

non-governmental organizations based in Georgia address an open letter to the Vice-President of the United States. emc.org.ge We, the undersigned, the representatives of Georgian civil society organizations would like to address you ahead of your visit to Georgia, to point out outstanding issues we see most important for the democratic development and statecraft in Georgia as …

non-governmental organizations based in Georgia address an open letter to the Vice-President of the United Statesemc.org.ge

We, the undersigned, the representatives of Georgian civil society organizations would like to address you ahead of your visit to Georgia, to point out outstanding issues we see most important for the democratic development and statecraft in Georgia as well as for the security and stability in the region.


Statement of the NGOs on the illegal installation of a so called Border Sign in the vicinity of Bershueti village

Statement of the NGOs on the illegal installation of a so called Border Sign in the vicinity of Bershueti village. Georgia’s Reforms Associates On July 4th, 2017 Russian occupation forces illegally installed a so-called Border Sign across the occupation line in the Tskhinvali region, in the area of Bershueti village, Gori district

Statement of the NGOs on the illegal installation of a so called Border Sign in the vicinity of Bershueti villageGeorgia’s Reforms Associates

On July 4th, 2017 Russian occupation forces illegally installed a so-called Border Sign across the occupation line in the Tskhinvali region, in the area of Bershueti village, Gori district


Letter of the Georgian Non-Governmental Organizations to the European Parliament: Democratic Development of Georgia Is In Danger

Letter of the Georgian Non-Governmental Organizations to the European Parliament: Democratic Development of Georgia Is In Danger. Human Rights Center I am sending this message on behalf of 32 civil society originations to alert you on some very damaging actions by the ruling political party in Georgia, 

Letter of the Georgian Non-Governmental Organizations to the European Parliament: Democratic Development of Georgia Is In DangerHuman Rights Center

I am sending this message on behalf of 32 civil society originations to alert you on some very damaging actions by the ruling political party in Georgia, 


Nenskra, a controversial dam

Nenskra, a controversial dam. Re:Common "Nenskra, a controversial dam" is the new video, produced by Re:Common and made by Luigi Politano, journalist and editor of Round Robin, on the controversial mega hydroelectric plant that is being built by the Italian company Salini Impregilo, in the Georgian region of Svanezia, a few kilometres away from the border …

Nenskra, a controversial dam. Re:Common

"Nenskra, a controversial dam" is the new video, produced by Re:Common and made by Luigi Politano, journalist and editor of Round Robin, on the controversial mega hydroelectric plant that is being built by the Italian company Salini Impregilo, in the Georgian region of Svanezia, a few kilometres away from the border with Abkhazia.
 


STATEMENT OF MEMBER ORGANIZATIONS OF EASTERN PARTNERSHIP CIVIL SOCIETY FORUM GEORGIAN NATIONAL PLATFORM REGARDING THE CASE OF AFGAN MUKHTARLI, AZERBAIJANI JOURNALIST

STATEMENT OF MEMBER ORGANIZATIONS OF EASTERN PARTNERSHIP CIVIL SOCIETY FORUM GEORGIAN NATIONAL PLATFORM REGARDING THE CASE OF AFGAN MUKHTARLI, AZERBAIJANI JOURNALIST. gyla.ge We, member organizations of Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum Georgian National Platform hereby express our deep concern due to the suspicious disappearance of Afgan Mukhtarli, Azerbaijani journalist and activist.

STATEMENT OF MEMBER ORGANIZATIONS OF EASTERN PARTNERSHIP CIVIL SOCIETY FORUM GEORGIAN NATIONAL PLATFORM REGARDING THE CASE OF AFGAN MUKHTARLI, AZERBAIJANI JOURNALIST. gyla.ge

We, member organizations of Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum Georgian National Platform hereby express our deep concern due to the suspicious disappearance of Afgan Mukhtarli, Azerbaijani journalist and activist.


Meet the activists risking life and limb to protect rivers (commentary)

Meet the activists risking life and limb to protect rivers (commentary). mongabay.com In late March of this year, an unusual group of activists gathered in Tbilisi, Georgia for a four-day conference to strategize around stopping destructive hydropower projects across the globe.

Meet the activists risking life and limb to protect rivers (commentary). mongabay.com

In late March of this year, an unusual group of activists gathered in Tbilisi, Georgia for a four-day conference to strategize around stopping destructive hydropower projects across the globe.


EBRD ‘did not assess environmental impacts’ in Dariali HPP project

EBRD ‘did not assess environmental impacts’ in Dariali HPP project. OC Media  The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s (EBRD) Project Complaint Mechanism (PCM) has upheld a complaint from Georgian environmental groups against the Dariali Hydro Power Plant Project in Kazbegi Municipality, northern Georgia.

EBRD ‘did not assess environmental impacts’ in Dariali HPP project. OC Media 

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s (EBRD) Project Complaint Mechanism (PCM) has upheld a complaint from Georgian environmental groups against the Dariali Hydro Power Plant Project in Kazbegi Municipality, northern Georgia.


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