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  • Petition-People's Voice in Self Governance

    Petition-People's Voice in Self Governance

    This project’s goal is to familiarize citizens with process of creating change in their communities by the drafting and presentation of petitions to the local municipal governments.  The Institute of Democracy is facilitating meetings for citizens in 20 municipalities to identify community problems, prepare petitions, collect signatures and appoint local citizens to present and review the petition in Municipal Council Meetings.

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  •  Campaign for Strengthening and Advocacy of the Elderly

    Campaign for Strengthening and Advocacy of the Elderly

    Institute of Democracy is helping elderly people suffering from age discrimination, violence and society’s indifference. Together with its partners the Institute of Democracy is offering assistance in several different Elderly services  areas.

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  • Program for strengthening former inmates

    Program for strengthening former inmates

    The Institute of Democracy started implementing a new project for strengthening former inmates with the support of the European Union.
    Our innovative objective is launching Social Enterprises and Employment of former inmates, inmates’ family members and probationers.

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  • Project to promote reduction of carbon emissions from outdoor lighting in the Batumi municipality

    Project to promote reduction of carbon emissions from outdoor lighting in the Batumi municipality

     
     
    The Institute for Democracy has started implementing a new project with GEF support.  Installation of a solar powered lighting system for outdoor lighting in Batumi to reduce carbon emissions.

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  • Optimize local potential for rural development in Keda municipality

    Optimize local potential for rural development in Keda municipality

    For strengthening Keda municipality’s community and population: creation of a Local Action Group (LAG); planning of a Rural Development Strategy;  implementation of innovative projects.  

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  • AdvancingRegions for Sustainable Development (ARSD)

    AdvancingRegions for Sustainable Development (ARSD)

    Project goal is for sustainable and inclusive development of the regions of Georgia. Project purpose is to strength the system of planning and implementing regional development policies.

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About Institute of Democracy
About Institute of Democracy

The mission of The Institute of Democracy organization is to support development of democratic institutions, to protect human rights and to help lead Georgia to become a more developed country. 

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 Your Petition on Georgia Map!
Your Petition on Georgia Map!

Prepare petition and get involved in the problem-solving process in your settlement/city/municipality!

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News

ბათუმის საკრებულოში 4 ახალი პეტიცია დარეგისტრირდა (EN)
ბათუმის საკრებულოში 4 ახალი პეტიცია დარეგისტრირდა (EN)

ბათუმის საკრებულოში 4 ახალი პეტიცია დარეგისტრირდა. ამ ეტაპზე ინიციატორები საკრებულოში წარდგენილი პეტიციების ბიუროს სხდომაზე განხილვას ელოდებიან, სადაც პეტიციების მიზანშეწონილობის საკითხი უნდა გადაწყდეს.

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Commission took a positive decision upon restoration of the right to driving
Commission took a positive decision upon restoration of the right to driving

The project for strengthening former inmates is being implemented in Ajara, Guria, Samegrelo Upper Svaneti and Imereti region by the Institute of Democracy, Guria Youth Resource Center, Tanaziari and Foundation Abkhazinterkont with the support of the European Union.

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Former inmate – Master of wooden engravings
Former inmate – Master of wooden engravings

This is the logo of the Institute of Democracy. The organization was granted with its official symbol by its beneficiary, who has been working on the logo during two weeks. According to him the work turned out to be highly-responsible and at the same time very pleasant. He is satisfied with the product and granted it to the organization as a sign of gratitude.

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The request of the population reflected in the petitions
The request of the population reflected in the petitions

Tobacco-growing is no longer a main income source for the family, resulting from many reasons, realization – being of the basic ones. According to them, the State is not much concerned with this field of industry, though these people still continue to preserve an ancient tradition, trying to realize produced tobacco with their own forces, under the open sky of the Municipality.

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Former inmates and probationers’ re-qualification (EN)
Former inmates and probationers’ re-qualification (EN)

Trainings, internship, mastering a profession are the directions, offered by the Institute of Democracy project to former inmates and probationers with the purpose of developing vocational skills and abilities.

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My dream is to arrange a small workshop
My dream is to arrange a small workshop

“He approached me a bit confused, in uncertainty, asking to bless him. Of course, I blessed him and we talked for a long time. He wanted to get a job. I asked him what he could do and it turned out that he could make engraving on wood. Since then we have been working together in my workshop, he is my spiritual son“- recalls Father Shio at the meeting with a former inmate, who was able to start a new life despite of heavy years spend in imprisonment.

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