Elaboration of the final version of the Code of Ethics is coming to its end – ordinary meetings of the  working group was held in Khoni Municipality, which was attended by the Chairperson of the City Council Valeri Bakhtadze.

This document differs from the Codes of Ethics of other municipalities. It applies not only to public officials, but also to officials with professional, administrative and labor contracts.

The work is carried out in the framework of the project “A common forum for CSOs from Guria, Imereti and Racha-Lechkhumi for PAR Roadmap monitoring”.

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Old project with new directions

  • Friday, 02 April 2021
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“Strengthening the Women’s Rights in Western Georgia” - Fund “Sukhumi” has started a new stage of this project… with changes, new directions.

The project area - four regions of Western Georgia: Imereti, Samegrelo, Guria and Ajara. The work will be carried out in the following 10 municipalities: Vani, Bagdati, Samtredia, Tkibuli, Terjola, Senaki, Tsalenjikha, Zugdidi, Chokhatauri, Kobuleti.

One of the innovations is that, for the first time, within the framework of the project, Women Support Centers are being created in Vani, Bagdati, Samtredia, Tkibuli and Chokhatauri.

The Fund "Sukhumi" has its own representatives who will work locally to strengthen women and protect their rights, they will try to advocate and solve problems through a gender-responsive system. The aim of the project is prevention of domestic violence in cooperation and coordination with local governments.

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What has changed after the second monitoring in the municipalities? What is the progress? What challenges remain?

The third monitoring of the Roadmap for Public Administration Reform (PAR) has been completed. A press conference was devoted to the discussion of the monitoring results, which was attended by 20 representatives of various media outlets. The monitors provided the journalists with important information about the changes identified during their work.

The meeting was organized by the project partner – Imereti Scientists’ Union "Spectri".

The work is carried out in the framework of the project “A common forum for CSOs from Guria, Imereti and Racha-Lechkhumi for PAR Roadmap monitoring”.

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Discussion of project proposals

During the ordinary meeting of the competition committee, 16 project proposals were discussed. The projects were developed by the Civil Society Forum Member Organizations in frames of a small grants competition.

By the decision of the commission, project applications of Lanchkhuti organizations (Georgian Rural Hall and Lanchkhuti Information Center) will be financed at this stage.

The decision about financing of other organizations will be made by the tender committee after adjusting the projects.

The work is carried out in the framework of the project “A common forum for CSOs from Guria, Imereti and Racha-Lechkhumi for PAR Roadmap monitoring”.

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After online activities during pandemic, the representatives of civil society organizations from 8 municipalities gathered in Kutaisi. The training was devoted to the issues of lobbying. Actual cases were discussed along with other important issues. The interactive work was conducted by the trainer Elisabed Sopromadze and according to the participants, it was useful and productive day for them.

The organizer of the training is Imereti Scientists’ Union "Spectri". The work is carried out in the framework of the project “A common forum for CSOs from Guria, Imereti and Racha-Lechkhumi for PAR Roadmap monitoring”.

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Fund “Sukhumi” shared another good experience with the readers. Methodological manual “Online Vote-O-Meter” - Voter Advice Application Introduction in Georgia – Lessons learned

was prepared in Georgian and English.

The publication reflects each step of implementation of the project "Online Vote-O-Meter for 2020 Georgian Parliamentary Elections”: study of Visegrad experience, work with project implementers, collaboration with political parties, informational meetings with different groups of society, work with mass media.

The reader will get acquainted with the detailed methodology, lessons learned, one of the best practices of the Fund "Sukhumi".

Declaration accepted!

Signing of the declaration was interesting. During a meeting in Kutaisi, representatives of the project partner organizations, CSOs and media unanimously supported the declaration, which aims to promote efficiency, transparency and inclusiveness of public administration in target municipalities.

The work is carried out in the framework of the project “A common forum for CSOs from Guria, Imereti and Racha-Lechkhumi for PAR Roadmap monitoring”.

 

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First activity of the project “Bridging the Gap: People to People Initiatives for Conflict Resolution” was held in Sairme on March 27-28. These were two trainings, which were carried out for two groups on one important topic "Gender Responsive Early Warning System (GREWS)". Members of women and youth initiative groups created within the project from Kutaisi, Tskaltubo, Khoni, Senaki, Zugdidi and Tsalenjikha municipalities participated in the trainings. Using the information obtained during two days, the members of the initiative group will be involved in the process of research, which is planned in the target municipalities.

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In the framework of the new project “Women`s participation in the process of building trust and sustainable peace has been strengthened”, the needs research of women and IDP girls and victims of conflict has started in target municipalities.

During the meeting with the fieldworkers, information on important details of future activities was exchanged.

The geography of the research is 6 villages on the conflict dividing line and in Zugdidi. During the research, quantitative and qualitative information will be collected.

 

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