Georgian NGOs’ Address to the Participants of the Batumi Conference

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The conference dedicated to the 10 year anniversary of the Eastern Partnership is being held in Georgia today. Dear guests, who have arrived to our country of Georgia – a country that has stood strong against Russian occupation for 200 years, a country that is a role model for all other countries in the region! …

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Five reasons why EBRD should pull out of the controversial Nenskra hydropower project

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As the realisation of the project keeps dragging on, it is becoming increasingly difficult for the EBRD, and all international financial institutions involved, to justify their engagement. The Georgian government is nowadays promoting the construction of over 30 new hydropower plants throughout the country’s mountainous regions, with the billion dollar Nenskra hydropower plant in the Upper Svaneti region being …

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Human Rights Organization’s response to the use of police forces in Pankisi Gorge

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The signatory organizations express the deep concern regarding the critical situation created in Pankisi Gorge related to the cascade construction of HPPs and call the government of Georgia to immediately cease the demonstration of police power against the local population and to immediately withdraw the forces from the Gorge. In the Morning of 21st of …

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NGOS CALL ON THE GEORGIAN AUTHORITIES TO FULFILL THE COMMITMENTS RELATED TO THE PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE ENERGY SECTOR

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NGOs call on the Georgian authorities to fulfill the commitments related to the protection of human rights in the energy sector. On December 18, 2014, the European Parliament ratified the EU-Georgia Association Agreement and adopted a resolution[1] about Georgia which emphasizes particularly important issues in the relationship between Georgia and the EU, including those dealing with …

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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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Open Letter to the Diplomatic Missions

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our Excellences, On behalf of Georgian people, who are deeply concerned with the ongoing state of judiciary in the country, we are contacting you as active supporters of Georgia’s democratic development. On different occasions we have addressed government, political entities and various institutions regarding these concerns. However, we have not approached you on this matter …

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Call for the project external evaluation

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Green Alternative is seeking expertise in the evaluation of a project entitled “Towards the Energy Paradigm Change in South Caucasus”. The evaluator(s) will be responsible for evaluating in accordance with given Terms of Refernce. Proposals should be submitted  Manana Kochladze, mananak@greenalt.org no later than 16th of July 2018

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Nenskra Hydro Project – Update

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The Asian Infrastracture Investment Bank  is considering a non-sovereign loan of USD 100 million for a 280 MW reservoir-type hydropower plant, located in the Nenskra and Nakra valleys of Northwest Georgia. We would like to provide information about new developments that the AIIB should consider as part of its due dillgence on the project. See more …

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Statement on another planned restructuring of the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture

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As it is known, in December 2017, the Parliament of Georgia approved the completely unfounded initiative of the Government of Georgia to merge the Ministry for Protection of Environment and Natural Resources with the Ministry of Agriculture and transfer certain functions concerning the use of natural resources to the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development.  …

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Public Information Interim Policy

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President Liqun Jin Vice President Danny Alexander Vice President Joachim von Amsberg The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank B9 Financial Street, Xicheng District, Beijing 100033, P.R. China CC: jvonaamsberg@aiib.org, dalexander@aiib.org, corpsec@aiib.org, obarron@aiib.org Subject:  Public Information Interim Policy   April 19,2017 Dear President Jin, Vice President Sir Alexander and Vice President von Amsberg,    We are writing …

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