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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Today, March 14 marks the 15th annual celebration of the international Day of Action for Rivers. Theme for 2012 International Day of Action Against Dams and For Rivers, Water and Life is “Keep Our Rivers Free!”.

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Today communities worldwide address authorities and decision makers to support protection of rivers through policy and legislation improvement. Association Green Alternative joins the international day of action reminding the Georgian society that the Georgian government has proclaimed the year of 2012 as the year of hydro power plants‘ construction. We would like to draw your …

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Report Presentation: Problems Related to the Protection of Property Rights in Georgia – The Case of Village Mestia

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Association Green Alternative, Georgian Young Lawyers Association, Georgian Regional Media Association, Transparency International Georgia and Open Society Georgia Foundation, have the honor to invite you to the presentation of the joint report: Problems Related to the Protection of Property Rights in Georgia – The Case of Village Mestia. The presentation will take place on 12 …

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Presentation of the Report: Problems related to the Protection of Property Rights in Georgia

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Association Green Alternative, Georgian Young Lawyers’ Association, Georgian Regional Media Association and Transparency International – Georgia are honoured to invite you to the Presentation of the Report: “Problems related to the Protection of Property Rights in Georgia” On Tuesday, April 5,  From 2 until 3:30 PM at Tbilisi Marriott Hotel, Ballroom, Simultaneous English translation will be …

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Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park protection campaign in Regards with the “Black Sea Regional Transmission” Project

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On November 19, at 3pm at the Open Society Georgia Foundation office a meeting/press conference of the Green Alternative and Coalition “Transparent Foreign Aid to Georgia” will be conducted within the scope of the Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park protection campaign in regard with the “Black Sea Regional Transmission” project. The aim of the meeting, initiated by Green Alternative and …

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Association Green Alternative presents draft report of ENP Action Plan Implementation in Environmental field, that assess the effectiveness of actions of Georgian Government and EC.

Association Green Alternative presents draft report of ENP Action Plan Implementation in Environmental field, that assess the effectiveness of actions of Georgian Government and EC. Please provide your comments by 10th March 2009 on following address: greenalt@greenalt.org

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Giant Georgian dam no solution for Georgians, says new report

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New report questions whether the solution for the troubled Georgian energy sector is the Khudoni Dam, a project which has already received World Bank grants for feasibility studies. The report also highlights the likely severe negative impacts of the dam construction on people in Georgia. Download  

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Internal US agency watchdog faults BP on BTC pipeline

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Today the Office of Accountability (OA), an internal compliance watchdog of the US Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), is expected to release a report confirming that BP failed to provide the government agency with critical information about the widespread cracking of anti-corrosion coating on the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) pipeline. Download

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Oil addicts find new veins as BTC pipeline finally opens

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The day before state dignitaries, oil men and bankers from around the world gather for the grand launch party in Turkey of BP's more than one year delayed Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) pipeline, campaigners who have monitored the BTC project are charging BP and participating international financial institutions (IFIs) with failing affected communities and the local environment. …

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