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.


Power line construction sparks protests in Mtiuleti

Power line construction sparks protests in Mtiuleti. OC Media  Residents of the village of Muguda, in Georgia’s Mtskheta–Mtianeti Region (historical Mtiuleti), staged a protest on 13 May demanding that construction of power lines passing through the village cease.

Power line construction sparks protests in Mtiuleti. OC Media 

Residents of the village of Muguda, in Georgia’s Mtskheta–Mtianeti Region (historical Mtiuleti), staged a protest on 13 May demanding that construction of power lines passing through the village cease.


Six arrested at protest against power line in Pasanauri

Six arrested at protest against power line in Pasanauri. OC Media  Locals gathered to protest against the construction of a power transmission line in Khando Gorge, Pasanauri, north-eastern Georgia on 10 May. Six were arrested for ‘disobeying police’. 

Six arrested at protest against power line in PasanauriOC Media 

Locals gathered to protest against the construction of a power transmission line in Khando Gorge, Pasanauri, north-eastern Georgia on 10 May. Six were arrested for ‘disobeying police’. 


Commission to study Makhalakidzeebe territory

Commission to study Makhalakidzeebe territory. Public Broadcaster Ajara TV From today the commission begins detailed discussion of the territory of Makhalakidzeebi village. Geologists, Nongovernmental organization “Green Alternative”, representatives of local government and residents of Makhalakidzeebi enter the commission. Let’s reminds that population of the village held action with demand of territory examination during recent 5 …

Commission to study Makhalakidzeebe territory. Public Broadcaster Ajara TV

From today the commission begins detailed discussion of the territory of Makhalakidzeebi village. Geologists, Nongovernmental organization “Green Alternative”, representatives of local government and residents of Makhalakidzeebi enter the commission. Let’s reminds that population of the village held action with demand of territory examination during recent 5 days. 


DRP News Bulletin 10 April 2017 (Activists from 40 countries & all continents meet for RIVER GATHERING in Georgia)

DRP News Bulletin 10 April 2017 (Activists from 40 countries & all continents meet for RIVER GATHERING in Georgia). South Asia Network on Dams, Rivers and People In a most significant event, some 85 river and dam activists from 40 countries and all continents gathered in Tbilisi, Georgia (on border between Asia and Europe, between Black …

DRP News Bulletin 10 April 2017 (Activists from 40 countries & all continents meet for RIVER GATHERING in Georgia). South Asia Network on Dams, Rivers and People

In a most significant event, some 85 river and dam activists from 40 countries and all continents gathered in Tbilisi, Georgia (on border between Asia and Europe, between Black and Caspian Sea) during March 27-31, 2017 to share experiences about their efforts to protect the world’s rivers and join their struggles against destructive hydropower projects. The meeting was organized by CEE BankWatch Network (active in 12 countries in Eastern and Central Europe) and International Rivers.


Ivanishvili’s tree collecting hobby

Ivanishvili’s tree collecting hobby. OC Media  Georgia’s billionaire ex prime minister Bidzina Ivanishvili has been ripping up ancient and rare trees from across the country and transporting them to his private arboretum in Ureki. While the government claims it is for their own protection, activists continue to challenge the move.

Ivanishvili’s tree collecting hobbyOC Media 

Georgia’s billionaire ex prime minister Bidzina Ivanishvili has been ripping up ancient and rare trees from across the country and transporting them to his private arboretum in Ureki. While the government claims it is for their own protection, activists continue to challenge the move.


River defenders gather forces in Georgia

River defenders gather forces in Georgia. openDemocracy This week, activists from across the world are meeting in Tbilisi to share their experiences of resisting hydropower projects and the money that supports them. 

River defenders gather forces in GeorgiaopenDemocracy

This week, activists from across the world are meeting in Tbilisi to share their experiences of resisting hydropower projects and the money that supports them. 


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