Hotel construction permit in Tbilisi park revoked by court

Hotel construction permit in Tbilisi park revoked by court. Democracy & Freedom Watch after a two-year-long legal dispute, Tbilisi City Court revoked the construction permit for Budapest Hotel, which is planned to be built in Vake Park in Tbilisi. Wednesday’s ruling concerned a lawsuit filed jointly by the activist group Guerrilla Gardening Tbilisi, Zurab Bakradze, Temur Kalandadze and …

Hotel construction permit in Tbilisi park revoked by courtDemocracy & Freedom Watch

after a two-year-long legal dispute, Tbilisi City Court revoked the construction permit for Budapest Hotel, which is planned to be built in Vake Park in Tbilisi. Wednesday’s ruling concerned a lawsuit filed jointly by the activist group Guerrilla Gardening Tbilisi, Zurab Bakradze, Temur Kalandadze and the organization Green Alternative.


GEORGIAN BIG DAMS AND THE PRICE OF HYROELECTRIC: HISTORY OF SVAN PEOPLE AND ACTUAL THREATS TO THEIR EXISTENCE

GEORGIAN BIG DAMS AND THE PRICE OF HYROELECTRIC: HISTORY OF SVAN PEOPLE AND ACTUAL THREATS TO THEIR EXISTENCE. cycloscope.net When hearing about Hydroelectric energy for most people it recalls the idea of sustainability, but is this completely true? As one of the world’s top five countries in per-capita water resources, Georgia is one of the countries that invested more …

GEORGIAN BIG DAMS AND THE PRICE OF HYROELECTRIC: HISTORY OF SVAN PEOPLE AND ACTUAL THREATS TO THEIR EXISTENCE. cycloscope.net

When hearing about Hydroelectric energy for most people it recalls the idea of sustainability, but is this completely true? As one of the world’s top five countries in per-capita water resources, Georgia is one of the countries that invested more in hydroelectric, producing 80% of his electricity demand from hydropower plants.


Documentary about hydro power plants in Georgia

Documentary about hydro power plants in Georgia. Media4Development Our journey began on 1st of October as we, Anna Gavronski, Märten Vaher and Meelis Kadastik, headed to mountainous Svaneti region. From the very beginning we were amazed by the beauty of Georgian nature.  High mountains and turquoise blue rivers- in Estonia we can only dream about these kind of natural miracles. 

Documentary about hydro power plants in GeorgiaMedia4Development

Our journey began on 1st of October as we, Anna Gavronski, Märten Vaher and Meelis Kadastik, headed to mountainous Svaneti region. From the very beginning we were amazed by the beauty of Georgian nature.  High mountains and turquoise blue rivers- in Estonia we can only dream about these kind of natural miracles. 


Green Campaigners Oppose Georgia’s Hydropower Drive

Green Campaigners Oppose Georgia's Hydropower Drive. The Institute for War & Peace Reporting The Georgian government is enthusiastically pursuing hydroelectricity as a way of becoming self-sufficient in energy. However, environmentalists say the various dam projects under way will do severe damage to the ecosystem and are urging the authorities to look for alternatives.

Green Campaigners Oppose Georgia's Hydropower DriveThe Institute for War & Peace Reporting

The Georgian government is enthusiastically pursuing hydroelectricity as a way of becoming self-sufficient in energy. However, environmentalists say the various dam projects under way will do severe damage to the ecosystem and are urging the authorities to look for alternatives.


Statement of NGOs about Arrested and Fined Persons during Peaceful Demonstration “No to Panorama”

Statement of NGOs about Arrested and Fined Persons during Peaceful Demonstration “No to Panorama”. Human Rights Center On July 19, 2015 Tbilisi City Court announced decision on the case of ten people arrested during the demonstration No to Panorama in front of the Tbilisi City Council. Georgian Young Lawyers’ Association defended rights of the detainees at …

Statement of NGOs about Arrested and Fined Persons during Peaceful Demonstration “No to Panorama”. Human Rights Center

On July 19, 2015 Tbilisi City Court announced decision on the case of ten people arrested during the demonstration No to Panorama in front of the Tbilisi City Council. Georgian Young Lawyers’ Association defended rights of the detainees at the court. Police officers had drafted protocol under Article 166 of the Administrative Code of Georgia (minor hooliganism) with regard to 8 detainees and two protocols under Article 166 and Article 173 (disobedience to lawful request of police officer). 


Construction of Nenskra HPP Begins

Construction of Nenskra HPP Begins. The Caucasian Business Week The fund, along with the Korean company K-Water, the Georgian government, Commercial Operator of Electro-energetic Systems and JSC Georgia Electric System have signed the implementation agreements package at a meeting at Radisson Blu hotel on August 31.

Construction of Nenskra HPP Begins. The Caucasian Business Week

The fund, along with the Korean company K-Water, the Georgian government, Commercial Operator of Electro-energetic Systems and JSC Georgia Electric System have signed the implementation agreements package at a meeting at Radisson Blu hotel on August 31.


Building hydropower plants without considering the risks

Building hydropower plants without considering the risks. Georgian Journal Georgia’s abundant water resources are being actively utilized for numerous hydropower plants. No one argues that having one’s own energy sources is good for the country’s development, but alarms are still being sounded – according to environmentalists, almost all of Georgia’s new HPPs are built or being …

Building hydropower plants without considering the risks. Georgian Journal

Georgia’s abundant water resources are being actively utilized for numerous hydropower plants. No one argues that having one’s own energy sources is good for the country’s development, but alarms are still being sounded – according to environmentalists, almost all of Georgia’s new HPPs are built or being built without extensive prior research.


Should Georgia Construct High-Risk Hydro Power Plants?!

Should Georgia Construct High-Risk Hydro Power Plants?! The Caucasian Business Week A Green Fist representative Khatia Maghlaperidze says EBRD is financing a construction of three HPPs in Georgia, namely, Dariali, Shuakhevi and Paravani HPPs. However, environmentalists have recently learned EBRD also plans to construct supposedly a 280 megawatt HPP on the river Nenskra in Chuberi …

Should Georgia Construct High-Risk Hydro Power Plants?! The Caucasian Business Week

A Green Fist representative Khatia Maghlaperidze says EBRD is financing a construction of three HPPs in Georgia, namely, Dariali, Shuakhevi and Paravani HPPs. However, environmentalists have recently learned EBRD also plans to construct supposedly a 280 megawatt HPP on the river Nenskra in Chuberi near Khudoni HPP project zone. 


Georgia further develops hydro-power despite risks

Georgia further develops hydro-power despite risks.Al Jazeera English The government of Georgia has big ambitions to become a regional energy player through hydro-power. But construction in areas prone to landslides has critics worried. Al Jazeera's Robin Forestier-Walker reports.

Georgia further develops hydro-power despite risks.Al Jazeera English

The government of Georgia has big ambitions to become a regional energy player through hydro-power. But construction in areas prone to landslides has critics worried. Al Jazeera's Robin Forestier-Walker reports.


Two NGOs call on the EBRD not to fund high-risk projects

Two NGOs call on the EBRD not to fund high-risk projects. The Georgian Public Broadcasting Two non-governmental organizations call on the EBRD not to fund high-risk projects in Georgia. The representatives of the non-governmental organizations – "Green Alternative" and "Green Fist" held a protest rally in front of the Rustaveli Theater today. Protesters said that investors should take …

Two NGOs call on the EBRD not to fund high-risk projects. The Georgian Public Broadcasting

Two non-governmental organizations call on the EBRD not to fund high-risk projects in Georgia. The representatives of the non-governmental organizations – "Green Alternative" and "Green Fist" held a protest rally in front of the Rustaveli Theater today. Protesters said that investors should take into account the risks and environmental risks of projects. The Minister of Environmental Protection met the participants of the rally.


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