The joint program will support establishing the propaganda for healthy lifestyle and forming a friendly relationship with the local population. The locals will be involved in the refurbishment works of the sport square; the works have been already launched.
With the purpose of getting introduced with the Institute of Democracy Project “Petition – People’s Voice in the Self-Governance” the meeting planned in the village Sharabidzeebi, Khelvachuri Municipality was held in a different environment.
Representatives of The Institute of Democracy and the Batumi City Council met to discuss the project “Petition-People’s Voice in Self Governance”.
The festival of Heretoba was held in Lagodekhi Municipality. The festival is held annually, where Georgian folklore, traditional dishes and exhibitions of various handicrafts are presented. People of various nationalities and resettled eco-migrants living in the municipalities are involved in the event.
Training participants expressed a particular interest towards learning the development of the Business Plan. Relevantly, they were delivered a theoretical as well as practical course upon developing a business Plan and implementing Business Ideas.
"Keep Smiling! Old Age is Wonderful"- was the mood of the International Day of the Elderly, organized by the Institute of Democracy for the Institute's and the Red Cross' beneficiaries.
With the support of the Institute of Democracy NGO functioning in Sagarejo municipality “Women for the Future” is implementing a project which considers raising the awareness degree of the citizens living in five communities of Sagarejo Municipality settled with eco-migrant (Udabno, Giorgi Tsminda, Patardzeuli, Khamshi).
The eco-migrants were regularly resettled from Ajara into Samtskhe-Javakheti Region, in particular Adigeni Municipality. Rural agriculture is a basic means of existence for eco-migrants, though they have to live under hard social conditions.
The Institute of Democracy supports strengthening of starter NGOs and Initiative groups working on eco-migration issues. Lanchkhuti Information Center was financed within the frame of the project supported by the European Union “Campaign for Advocacy of Eco-migrant and potential eco-migrant families”.
The representatives of local government, as well as local media will be actively involved at all phases of project implementation. The trainings on the eco-migration issues are planned for journalists.