On December 9, 2014 the South Caucasus Office of the Heinrich Boell Foundation hosted the Forum OUT OF THE CRYSTAL CASTLE – ACADEMIA, SOCIETY AND POLITICS for young academicians and civil society activists from Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia.


On Monday, December 1st, at 7:00 Soviet Past Research Laboratory (SovLab) is opening an exhibition

Soviet Past in the Shadows of Tbilisi.

The exhibition will take place at the Writers House and will last through December 7th. (Address: 13, Machabeli st.)

Workshop "Keep the History"

Seven Months after the first meeting of 14 Georgian researchers within the workshop on oral history methodology the results of the project were presented at the Europe House in Tbilisi on November 11, 2014.

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Europe and South Caucasus


The German public's empathy or antipathy for the Ukrainian revolt against the Yanukovych regime is blanketed by a deeper difference: the view of Russia. As in earlier periods of German history, Germany’s relationship with the West is reflected in Russian politics.

Child's drawing of the character of the Sochi Olympics in 2014

With the Eastern Partnership Summit in Vilnius (Lithuania) approaching on November 28-29, 2013, the South Caucasus Regional Office of the Heinrich Böll Foundation (HBF) aims to give insiders’ views on state of Armenia's, Azerbaijan's and Georgia's integration into the European community.

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Conflict Transformation

The persisting “frozen” military conflicts surrounding the South Ossetia, Abkhazia and Nagorno Karabakh regions restrict sustainable economic and social development as well as the establishment of free democratic civil societies in the South Caucasus.

The project CAUCADOC was implemented in cooperation with Czech organization People in Need. It was part of a wider program funded by EC to support documentary filmmaking and running in the whole South Caucasus in 2012-14. HBF SC cooperated with project during 2013 by co-funding part of the festival.

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Ecology and Sustainable Development

All graphics of the publication "Resource Politics for a Fair Future" are licensed under a Creative Commons license (CC-BY-NC-ND). You can download the files in jpg format here.

All chapters of the publication Resource "Politics for a Fair Future" are licensed under a Creative Commons license (CC-BY-NC-ND). You can download the single chapters in pdf format here.

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South Caucasus Regional Office of the Heinrich Boell Foundation proudly presents its new website. 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.

Heinrich Boell and Nodar Kakabadze

In the 1960s and early 1970s, Heinrich Böll ranked among the most controversial authors of the German-speaking area. The social criticism he constantly voiced in both, his fiction and everyday life, as well as his controversy with the German yellow press newspaper “Bild” in the context of its populist coverage on the Red Army Faction, triggered an unpleasant smear campaign against the nonconformist.


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Feminist web-site of the Heinrich Boell Foundation South Caucasus

Latest Publication

Soil Atlas

Through misuse, we lose 24 billion tonnes of fertile soil every year. For the International Year of Soils in 2015, this Atlas shows, why the soil should concern us all. Jointly published by the Heinrich Böll Foundation and the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies.