Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung

The long-term advocacy strategy/declaration to combat homo/bi/transphobia aims to support the elimination of discrimination against LGBTI persons in Georgia via a complex approach. We call on organisations that share the issues outlined in the strategy/declaration to join and confirm their support.

On May 3, 2017, the Heinrich Boell Foundation, in cooperation with the Women's Initiatives Supporting Group & the Human Rights Education and Monitoring Center held public discussions "Homophobic Politics or Political Homophobia".

The South Caucasus Regional Office of the Heinrich Boell Foundation is seeking a qualified evaluator to undertake the final project evaluation beginning in November 2017.

Democracy

Armenian Comedian Narek Margaryan dressed as Batman

On April 2, 2017 Parliamentary elections took place in Armenia. These were the first national elections after the Constitutional Referendum of 2015 which transformed the country from a Presidential into a Parliamentary Republic. An analysis.

(ongoing project) Women's Fund in Georgia in cooperation with the Heinrich Boell Foundation created a project FeminStream. In 2017 FeminStream presents Feminist Audio Podcats.

more on "Democracy"

Europe and South Caucasus

by

The three South Caucasus countries have taken different routes towards integration into the European Union. The different approaches obstruct a common action for further integration into the EU.

by

Great Britain will leave the EU. What does that mean for European Union going forward? What can be done to strengthen political unity within the Union? A commentary by Ralf Fücks.

more on "Europe and South Caucasus"

Conflict Transformation

The South Caucasus Regional Office of the Heinrich Boell Foundation announces the first results of the Call for Project Proposals for 2017.

by

From the outset, Germany’s chairmanship of the OSCE, in 2016, promised to be fraught with sizable challenges. One of these challenges came from the recent developments in the South Caucasus, which demonstrated with renewed force that national boundaries in the post-Soviet space, and thus the security situation, are still far from stable.

more on "Conflict Transformation"

Ecology and Sustainable Development

by

In a post-industrial era where cities across the globe have taken an entrepreneurial approach to urban territorial management, mega-events have become a prominent part of urban policies (Harvey, 1989). The Olympics and the Formula 1 World Championship are examples of internationally-significant mega-events, typically with an abundance of visitors and global media audiences of billions.

(ongoing project) Since 2016, the South Caucasus Regional Office of the Heinrich Boell Foundation has been supporting Georgian Young Greens to organize Green Political Festival. "Green Fest" aims to spread green values within the youth, increase their political activism and participation and debate the most acute challenges of the country.

more on "Ecology and Sustainable Development"

Welcome

We are honored to welcome you to 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.

Feminist web-site of the Heinrich Boell Foundation South Caucasus

The Heinrich Böll Foundation South Caucasus Regional Office, with financial support of the EU, has initiated the implementation and overall supervision of a three-year action Solidarity Network for LGBTI in Armenia and Georgia, executed by a working group of NGOs - Women’s Initiatives Supporting Group (WISG), Human Rights Education and Monitoring Center (EMC) in Georgia and Society Without Violence (SWV) and Public Information and Need of Knowledge (PINK) in Armenia.

Latest Publication

Publication "Fight for the Public Space: When Private is Political" presents a collection of articles prepared in the frameworks of the International Gender Workshop, organized in March 2016 in Tbilisi.