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 Petition, Active Citizens and Self-Governance
Petition, Active Citizens and Self-Governance
28 April 2017

“Petition – People’s Voice in Self-Governance” has involved 2,848 citizens from Western Georgia during the past year. Active citizens have initiated and presented 90 petitions to the Ajara, Guria and Samegrelo/Upper Svaneti municipal councils.

New project for strengthening former inmates
New project for strengthening former inmates
23 February 2017

The Institute of Democracy is launching a new project for strengthening former inmates in cooperation with partner organizations with the support of the European Union.

Today, the presentation of the Project for strengthening former inmates, inmates’

What is included in seven petitions produced by the population of Chkhorotsku?
What is included in seven petitions produced by the population of Chkhorotsku?
13 February 2017

Active Citizens of Chkhorotsku Municipality referred seven petitions to the local self-governance.
The citizens were assisted in the process of preparation, initiation and referral of the Petitions by representatives from

The responses of Zugdidi Municipal Council on citizens’ petitions
The responses of Zugdidi Municipal Council on citizens’ petitions
13 February 2017

Within the frame of the Institute of Democracy office “Petition – People’s Voice in the self-governance” active citizens presented four petitions; one of which was wholly satisfied, two partially satisfied, and one issue was not considered by the Municipal Council. 

The petitions presented by the citizens and responses by the Municipal Council
The petitions presented by the citizens and responses by the Municipal Council
13 February 2017

Within the frame of the Institute of Democracy office “Petition – People’s Voice in the self-governance” of four petitions initiated by the citizens, one was wholly satisfied, another partially satisfied and two issues were not considered to be illegible by the Municipal Council. 

The Institute of Democracy makes a special announcement in relation to natural accidents developed in Tkhilvana
The Institute of Democracy makes a special announcement in relation to natural accidents developed in Tkhilvana
20 January 2017

As it is known on January 12, 2017 landslide processes were developed in the village Lower Tkhilvana of Khulo Municipality, creating danger for more than 60 families. Immediate response and resettlements are requested by the population.

Using the Internet for professional purposes
Using the Internet for professional purposes
16 January 2017

The second training on Social Media and Internet Resources was also successfully held. The students got introduced with various methods of using Internet resources for professional development.

The Institute of Democracy Refers Nine Petitions in Keda and Shuakhevi
The Institute of Democracy Refers Nine Petitions in Keda and Shuakhevi
10 January 2017

Keda and Shuakhevi municipal representatives have been introduced to the Institute of Democracy’s project “Petition – People’s Voice in Self-Governance”. The Institute of Democracy has presented 9 petitions initiated by citizens in Keda and Shuakhevi. 

Youth Forum in Sagarejo
Youth Forum in Sagarejo
28 December 2016

On November 26, 2016t the Youth Forum was held under the initiative of Youth Development Center – XXI in Sagarejo. 
70 young people living in the villages of Sagarejo Municipality participated in the forum. The representatives of the local self-governance and non-governmental organizations also participated in the forum. 

The Institute of Democracy is working on strengthening the individuals willing to start small business
The Institute of Democracy is working on strengthening the individuals willing to start small business
26 December 2016

How to plan a successful business? How to use the resources for strengthening the business? How to develop Business Plan and plan procurements? At the Institute of Democracy Training Center two-day training was attended