AN YEAR AFTER THE ENACTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT CODE: THE SHORTCOMINGS IDENTIFIED

In this policy brief two important shortcomings are explained that were identified in the practice as concerned the application of the EIA norms under the Environmental Assessment Code. Relevant changes should urgently be introduced to the Environmental Assessment Code to address these shortcomings. Author: Kety Gujaraidze Download

envronmentalIn this policy brief two important shortcomings are explained that were identified in the practice as concerned the application of the EIA norms under the Environmental Assessment Code. Relevant changes should urgently be introduced to the Environmental Assessment Code to address these shortcomings.

Author: Kety Gujaraidze
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Human Rights Impact Assessment (HRIA) Toolkit

The aim of toolkit is to introduce the theoretical background for HRIA in South Caucasus. The toolkit is envisaged for various civil society organizations to learn about HRIA, its advantages and forms. In addition to theoretical background, we try to emphasize on community based HRIA that could serve as potential guidance to carry out South …

HRIAThe aim of toolkit is to introduce the theoretical background for HRIA in South Caucasus. The toolkit is envisaged for various civil society organizations to learn about HRIA, its advantages and forms. In addition to theoretical background, we try to emphasize on community based HRIA that could serve as potential guidance to carry out South Caucasus countries.

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Monitoring of Biodiversity in Protected Areas

The goal of the study was to evaluate some threats related to the protected areas according to  biodiversity monitoring indicators; based on the results of qualitative and quantitative analysis, to develop proposals (recommendations) in the following two directions: 1) To improve biodiversity indicators; 2) To improve planning and management of protected areas. Author:  I. Matcharashvili, T. …

Javakheti_BorjomiThe goal of the study was to evaluate some threats related to the protected areas according to  biodiversity monitoring indicators; based on the results of qualitative and quantitative analysis, to develop proposals (recommendations) in the following two directions: 1) To improve biodiversity indicators; 2) To improve planning and management of protected areas.

Author:  I. Matcharashvili, T. Arveladze, I. Svanidze, M. Archuadze, D. Kobakhidze, I. Kutateladze
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Environmental and social issues related to the construction and operation of transmission lines

The Policy Brief is focused on issues related to environmental and social impact of Electricity Transmission Lines construction and exploitation as well as systemic problems in current practices for implementation of Transmission Lines construction and reconstruction projects. Also, it points out existing gaps in the current legislation which fail to ensure the protection of rights …

transmission_engThe Policy Brief is focused on issues related to environmental and social impact of Electricity Transmission Lines construction and exploitation as well as systemic problems in current practices for implementation of Transmission Lines construction and reconstruction projects. Also, it points out existing gaps in the current legislation which fail to ensure the protection of rights and interests of the local population due to the implementation of Transmission Lines projects.

Author: Tinatin Arveladze
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Public participation in the decision-making on energy projects

This policy brief reviews whether the decision-making on energy projects, in particular, power plant construction projects, has changed with the adoption of the Environmental Assessment Code on June 1, 2017; namely, whether the code influenced the opportunities of the public to participate in decision-making. Author: Kety Gujaraidze Download

public_participation_2018This policy brief reviews whether the decision-making on energy projects, in particular, power plant construction projects, has changed with the adoption of the Environmental Assessment Code on June 1, 2017; namely, whether the code influenced the opportunities of the public to participate in decision-making.

Author: Kety Gujaraidze

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Six reasons for not financing the Nenskra hydropower project in Georgia

Six reasons for not financing the Nenskra hydropower project in Georgia

nenskra_briefSix reasons for not financing the Nenskra hydropower project in Georgia


Shah Denize gas field development

Shah Denize gas field development

Shah_denizShah Denize gas field development


Woman and Energy – Uneasy Relations

Woman and Energy – Uneasy Relations

Woman_and_EnergyWoman and Energy – Uneasy Relations


Nenskra HPP project, Georgia

Nenskra HPP project, Georgia 

nenksra_briefNenskra HPP project, Georgia 


Briefing for the EIB Board of Directors for the seminar with civil society on 30 January 2017 Nenskra hydropower plant project, Georgia

Briefing for the EIB Board of Directors for the seminar with civil society on 30 January 2017 Nenskra hydropower plant project, Georgia 

nenksra_damBriefing for the EIB Board of Directors for the seminar with civil society on 30 January 2017 Nenskra hydropower plant project, Georgia 


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