Public debates on Khudoni hydroelectric power plant to be held in Tbilisi

Public debates on Khudoni hydroelectric power plant to be held in Tbilisi. TREND News Agency The Georgian Public Defender's office and the National Library of the Georgian Parliament will begin public debates. The first debate on "Khudoni hydroelectric power plant: projects of national importance and their impact on human rights" will be held on February 28 …

Public debates on Khudoni hydroelectric power plant to be held in Tbilisi. TREND News Agency

The Georgian Public Defender's office and the National Library of the Georgian Parliament will begin public debates. The first debate on "Khudoni hydroelectric power plant: projects of national importance and their impact on human rights" will be held on February 28 at 17:00.


Georgia: NGO “Green Alternative” opposes Khudoni HPP project

Georgia: NGO "Green Alternative" opposes Khudoni HPP project. Caucasian Knot Irakli Macharashvili, an expert of the NGO "Green Alternative", asserts that the project Khudoni Hydroelectric Power Plant (HPP) is not yet well devised; and its implementation will have a negative impact on the ecology of Svaneti. Local residents are categorically against the construction.

Georgia: NGO "Green Alternative" opposes Khudoni HPP projectCaucasian Knot

Irakli Macharashvili, an expert of the NGO "Green Alternative", asserts that the project Khudoni Hydroelectric Power Plant (HPP) is not yet well devised; and its implementation will have a negative impact on the ecology of Svaneti. Local residents are categorically against the construction.


Environmentalists against simultaneous operation of port and airport in Anaklia

Environmentalists against simultaneous operation of port and airport in Anaklia. Black Sea News Recall that the government changed its mind to build an airport in Poti and instead of Poti, the international airport will be built side by side the port in Anaklia because, as the government explains, there is a swampy zone and a flight …

Environmentalists against simultaneous operation of port and airport in Anaklia. Black Sea News

Recall that the government changed its mind to build an airport in Poti and instead of Poti, the international airport will be built side by side the port in Anaklia because, as the government explains, there is a swampy zone and a flight route for birds in Poti and the airport construction is unjustified there.


“If we are not careful, there may be another Spring”

“If we are not careful, there may be another Spring”.  European Investment Bank  

“If we are not careful, there may be another Spring”.  European Investment Bank

 


Address by Nongovernmental Organizations on the Occasion of the International Anti-Corruption Day

Address by Nongovernmental Organizations on the Occasion of the International Anti-Corruption Day. Human Rights Center The world marks the International Anti-Corruption Day today. On this occasion, we would like to present to you our views concerning the current situation in our country in terms of the fight against corruption and to offer our vision of the …

Address by Nongovernmental Organizations on the Occasion of the International Anti-Corruption DayHuman Rights Center

The world marks the International Anti-Corruption Day today. On this occasion, we would like to present to you our views concerning the current situation in our country in terms of the fight against corruption and to offer our vision of the priorities for future reform.


NGO Statement on the Self-Governance Reform Process

NGO Statement on the Self-Governance Reform Process.  Human Rights Center We, the non-governmental organizations listed below, think that local self-governance by citizens is a supreme value on which the whole system of democratic governance is based.  The right of citizens to be involved in the management and regulation of local community issues is shared by all …

NGO Statement on the Self-Governance Reform Process Human Rights Center

We, the non-governmental organizations listed below, think that local self-governance by citizens is a supreme value on which the whole system of democratic governance is based.  The right of citizens to be involved in the management and regulation of local community issues is shared by all democratic states.  Highly legitimate local governments have the power to secure efficient, citizen-centered governance and create a favorable environment for local community development.


Illegally Constructed Platform for Alkali Treatment in Sakdrisi

Illegally Constructed Platform for Alkali Treatment in Sakdrisi. Human Rights Center Nobody had issued permission on the construction of Platform for Alkali Treatment in Sakdrisi though it is functioning. Environmental organizations provided the Ministry of Environment with the information about the platform in August, 2013. However, nothing has changed yet and the platform still functions. On …

Illegally Constructed Platform for Alkali Treatment in Sakdrisi. Human Rights Center

Nobody had issued permission on the construction of Platform for Alkali Treatment in Sakdrisi though it is functioning. Environmental organizations provided the Ministry of Environment with the information about the platform in August, 2013. However, nothing has changed yet and the platform still functions. On November 22, Green Alternative requested clarifications about the issue at the meeting on the Sakdrisi case at the Environmental Ministry.


NGO Statement on Khudoni Hydropower Plant Project

NGO Statement on Khudoni Hydropower Plant Project. Human Rights Center We, the undersigned organizations, would like to express our position on some of the legal issues related to the Khudoni hydropower plant (Khudoni HPP) project as well as to raise our concerns over the recent developments. 

NGO Statement on Khudoni Hydropower Plant Project. Human Rights Center

We, the undersigned organizations, would like to express our position on some of the legal issues related to the Khudoni hydropower plant (Khudoni HPP) project as well as to raise our concerns over the recent developments. 


Georgian Energy Scheme Faces Stiff Opposition

Georgian Energy Scheme Faces Stiff Opposition. Institute for War and Peace Reporting  Georgia’s government is facing implacable opposition from residents of the mountainous Svaneti region as it attempts to revive a Soviet-era plan for a hydroelectric plant there. Officials are supposed to take a final decision in November on whether to finish construction of the Khudoni hydroelectric …

Georgian Energy Scheme Faces Stiff Opposition. Institute for War and Peace Reporting 

Georgia’s government is facing implacable opposition from residents of the mountainous Svaneti region as it attempts to revive a Soviet-era plan for a hydroelectric plant there. Officials are supposed to take a final decision in November on whether to finish construction of the Khudoni hydroelectric plant, started and then abandoned in the 1980s. The Indian company Trans Electrica is interested in carrying out the job, which would add a third dam to the river Inguri.


Locals oppose mega-dam construction in Khaishi

Locals oppose mega-dam construction in Khaishi. Georgia Today A public debate over the fate of the Khudoni dam in Khaishi, a high mountainous region in west Georgia’s Svaneti region, remains tense. On September 17, as a public hearing on the issue was in progress, villagers in Khaishi turned out in significant numbers to the hearing to …

Locals oppose mega-dam construction in KhaishiGeorgia Today

A public debate over the fate of the Khudoni dam in Khaishi, a high mountainous region in west Georgia’s Svaneti region, remains tense. On September 17, as a public hearing on the issue was in progress, villagers in Khaishi turned out in significant numbers to the hearing to express their harsh opposition to the mega-dam project.


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