Government idle as mining companies wreck the environment in Georgia’s ‘sustainable development’

Government idle as mining companies wreck the environment in Georgia’s ‘sustainable development’. OC Media  Extraction of Gold and Copper by mining company RMG in southern Georgia is doing irreparable damage to the environment. Landscapes, forests, and entire ecosystems are being completely wiped out, but both the company and the government claim it is all a part …

Government idle as mining companies wreck the environment in Georgia’s ‘sustainable development’OC Media 

Extraction of Gold and Copper by mining company RMG in southern Georgia is doing irreparable damage to the environment. Landscapes, forests, and entire ecosystems are being completely wiped out, but both the company and the government claim it is all a part of Georgia’s ‘sustainable development’.


Greens and Gold Don’t Mix

Greens and Gold Don't Mix.  Institute for War and Peace Reporting  Protesters are trying to stop work on a gold mining project that threatens to destroy a prehistoric site. They have camped out for more than a month in Kazreti, a village in the Bolnisi district of southeastern Georgia, the location of the Sakdrisi gold mine – …

Greens and Gold Don't Mix.  Institute for War and Peace Reporting 

Protesters are trying to stop work on a gold mining project that threatens to destroy a prehistoric site. They have camped out for more than a month in Kazreti, a village in the Bolnisi district of southeastern Georgia, the location of the Sakdrisi gold mine – said to be the world’s oldest – which contains many prehistoric artifacts and has never been fully explored.


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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Property Rights Infringement Practice Is Rampant in Tourist Zones.

Property Rights Infringement Practice Is Rampant in Tourist Zones. Georgian Journal The property rights infringement practice is rampant in Georgian resort zones through arbitrary registration of the state title on the questioned property, as well as by allegedly abandoned and gifted property in favor of the state. To find out the culprit responsible for the …

Property Rights Infringement Practice Is Rampant in Tourist Zones. Georgian Journal

The property rights infringement practice is rampant in Georgian resort zones through arbitrary registration of the state title on the questioned property, as well as by allegedly abandoned and gifted property in favor of the state. To find out the culprit responsible for the infringement is impossible at the moment, but as a consequence members of majority party become the new owners of alienated property that is impossible to get back even through the courts of justice. Majority still recommends solving suspicious disputes through courts.


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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Two thousand villagers waiting to know when to move.

Two thousand villagers waiting to know when to move. Democracy & Freedom Watch Villagers in Upper Svaneti are waiting for a report which is supposed to guarantee their forced resettlement follows a democratic process. But the country’s energy minister said in December that no matter what the results are of the environmental and social impact assessment, the …

Two thousand villagers waiting to know when to moveDemocracy & Freedom Watch

Villagers in Upper Svaneti are waiting for a report which is supposed to guarantee their forced resettlement follows a democratic process. But the country’s energy minister said in December that no matter what the results are of the environmental and social impact assessment, the Khudoni hydropower project will be built


WATER – FROM PRESIDENTIAL RESIDENCE TO OUR TAPS, i.e. “GEORGIAN‐STYLE PRIVATIZATION”‐3

The report provides monitoring results on privatization process of Tbilisi, Rustavi and Mstkheta water supply systems and performance of a new owner of privatized enterprises in terms of development of water supply systems. This report, similar to other reports published in 2007 and in 2010 by Green Alternative. Read more

The report provides monitoring results on privatization process of Tbilisi, Rustavi and Mstkheta water supply systems and performance of a new owner of privatized enterprises in terms of development of water supply systems. This report, similar to other reports published in 2007 and in 2010 by Green Alternative. Read more


Land expropriation is rampant in Svaneti.

Land expropriation is rampant in Svaneti.Georgian Journal Lands are expropriated and rights of honest owners violated in Georgian highland village Mestia after government decided to make it a tourist haunt.  

Land expropriation is rampant in Svaneti.Georgian Journal

Lands are expropriated and rights of honest owners violated in Georgian highland village Mestia after government decided to make it a tourist haunt.  


Report: Mestia residents face property rights problems.

Report: Mestia residents face property rights problems. The Messenger Protection of property rights has become “more challenging” in Georgia after the declaration of Svaneti, Anaklia, Gonio and Black Sea adjacent territories as touristic zones and particularly after large-scale infrastructural projects were launched, a report of the problems related to the property rights protection in Georgia reads.

Report: Mestia residents face property rights problems. The Messenger

Protection of property rights has become “more challenging” in Georgia after the declaration of Svaneti, Anaklia, Gonio and Black Sea adjacent territories as touristic zones and particularly after large-scale infrastructural projects were launched, a report of the problems related to the property rights protection in Georgia reads.


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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