Activists take Georgia’s environment ministry to court for green-lighting a mega hydropower project without an up-to-date environmental assessment

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In a petition filed on March 19, 2019 with the Tbilisi city court by the Human Rights Education and Monitoring Center (EMC) and Green Alternative, on behalf of local residents in the Upper Svaneti region, the civil society groups challenge a decision of the Georgian Ministry of Agriculture and Environment to allow the Nenskra  project …

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EBRD environmental policy breaches on Paravani HPP

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Bankwatch Network, Eko-Svest Macedonia, Green Alternative Georgia and Zelena akcija/Friends of the Earth Croatia Press Release January 13, 2014 EBRD environmental policy breaches on hydro plants confirmed by internal investigation The EBRD has failed to properly assess 3 hydro projects it has approved for financing in Macedonia, Croatia and Georgia, according to bank internal investigations …

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A better understanding of land governance in Georgia

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A better understanding of land governance in Georgia A new project funded by the European Union to support information and awareness about the land governance in the country. The strong relationship between people and land supported by sound land governance are fundamental in achieving sustainable development. Green Alternative will carry out the two-and-a-half year project …

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Green Alternative will hold press conference regarding the Paravani HPP project

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Press release Press conference will be held on Paravani HPP project November 28, 2013, 15:00 pm, venue: Hotel “Vere Palace” On November 28, 2013 (Thursday) at 15:00 am, Green Alternative will hold press conference on Paravani HPP project funded by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). Green Alternative will present results of the …

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In Georgia, locals voice opposition to mega dam during consultations despite intimidation

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Khaishi – A public debate over the fate of the Khudoni dam <http://bankwatch.org/our-work/projects/hydropower-development-georgia> in western Georgiaturned tense today as locals opposing the project were intimidated by authorities and the project developer, Transelectrica <http://www.transelectrica.com/> LTD. Despite the threats, villagers in Khaishi turned out in significant numbers to the consultation to express their opposition to the project. Today’s public …

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Association Green Alternative is pleased to invite you to Public Discussion – Run-of-the-river hydropower plants in Georgia: Current practices and challenges

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Invitation to public discussion Run-of-the-river hydropower plants in Georgia: Current practices and challenges December 18, 2012, 11:00 am – 14:00 pm, venue: Hotel Vere Palace   One of the main state policy trends prioritized by Georgia nowadays is maximizing the use of energy potential existing in the country. Currently, more than 40 memorandums of understanding …

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Invitation to presentation of Green Alternative’s study Development induced involuntary resettlement: modern approaches and Georgia’s challenges

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Invitation to presentation of Green Alternative’s study Development induced involuntary resettlement: modern approaches and Georgia’s challenges 26 November, 2012, 11:00 am – 14:00 pm, Hotel Holiday Inn This is to invite you to the presentation of Green Alternative’s latest study – Development induced involuntary resettlement: modern approaches and Georgia’s challenges. The presentation will take place …

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Green Alternative’s Call for Georgian Government to Comply with EU-Georgia ENP Action Plan Commitments

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Tbilisi, 28 June 2012 - According to the European Union progress report on Implementation of the European Neighborhood Policy in Georgia, ‘In 2011 the EU and Georgia made progress in deepening and broadening EU-Georgia relations within the Eastern Partnership framework’. However, report stressed that ‘The Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources became the Ministry of Environment …

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Green Alternative says new law poses immense threat to environment, human health and risk of increased corruption

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Association Green Alternative has published the policy brief – Agreement against the environment – which is the review of the Georgian Law on Making Amendments to Some Legislative Acts of Georgia enacted on March 20, 2012 by the Parliament of Georgia. The law allows concluding an agreement of unlimited duration between an interested party and …

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Promoting Property Rights in New Touristic Zones

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Four Non-governmental Organizations Issued the Third Report in the Framework of the Project Promoting Property Rights in New Touristic Zones – Stripped Property Rights in Georgia. More 

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