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The South Caucasus Regional Office of the Heinrich Boell Foundation announces call for applications for the position of Programme Coordinator.

Deadline for application: 18 February, 2016, 4:00 pm.

Recently, the EU launched a consultation on the future of its relations with neighbouring countries. The ENP was last reviewed in 2011. Given the significant developments in the neighbourhood since then, it is essential to undertake a fundamental review of the principles on which the policy is based as well as its scope and how its instruments should be used. As political foundation represented in the region, hbs participated at the review process and submitted our evaluation to the European Commission.


On Dec. 8-11, 2015, the project partners from Armenia and Georgia within the EU-funded action Solidarity Network for LGBTI in Armenia and Georgia, and an LGBT activist from Azerbaijan participated in an annual event organized by the Vice-President of the European Parliament, Ms. Ulrike Lunacek, in cooperation with the Greens/EFA, the EP Intergroup on LGBTI Rights, and the HBS EU office.

Democracy

On November 20, 2015, the Heinrich Boell Foundation hosted public debate Armenian-Georgian Cooperation on the Edges of Contradicting Political Projects. Here we present video of the event.

How “creators” of global history (West, Russia) see us in their historical and cultural narratives?  What place do they give us? And why?

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Europe and South Caucasus

Eurasian Union
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Since a controversial decision to sacrifice an Association Agreement with the EU in favor of joining the then-Customs Union, Armenia has gradually comes to terms with its new, more limited position.

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In recent years, the South Caucasus energy transit corridor has occupied a significant place within the formation of the European Union’s energy security system.

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Conflict Transformation

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Is it possible that simplified travel to and from Europe and step-by-step integration with it can help to create a consensus in Abkhaz society that will make it possible for us Georgians to live in a single state with them?

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Conflicts in the Caucasus have an unfortunate resemblance to volcanoes. They erupt in short and devastating episodes of violence, then for a long period everything is quiet and nothing moves.

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Ecology and Sustainable Development

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Armenia has already reported evidence of climate change, having documented a 1.1oC increase in the average summer temperature and a 10% reduction in average precipitation over the past 80 years.

On October 12-16, 2015 11 professionals from the Armenia and Georgia participated in the Energy Transition study-trip organized by HBS. The participants were able to meet and engage into active discussions with the representatives of German government, German parliament, business sector, NGOs and think thank organizations and understand how the energy-related decisions are made and at what extant each of those sectors affect on the final decisions.

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Welcome

We are honored to welcome you on website of the South Caucasus Regional Office of the Heinrich Boell Foundation. The Regional Office operates in the entire South Caucasus. As a calling card of our activities and positions, we hope to provide information about our work in an accessible format. The new website is divided into our programme areas: Democratic Development, Dialogue between the EU and the South Caucasus, Conflict Transformation and Ecology and Sustainable Development. You are invited to visit us often for further updates, and please feel free to contact us should you have any questions or comments.

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Feminist web-site of the Heinrich Boell Foundation South Caucasus

Latest Publication

This publication presents collection of Urban lectures held by urbanist-architect Lado Vardosanidze in the frameworks of the regional scholarship programme in 2004-2014 (in Georgian).