Friends and Partners

Cooperation Projects

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(ongoing project) Project aims to start the feminist discussion about the controversial aspects of motherhood as an experience and as an institution. Also, it aims to critically rethink the concept from the perspective of mothers and feminists.

(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.

(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.

(ongoing project) World Experience for Georgia's project implemented in cooperation with the South Caucasus Regional Office of the Heinrich Boell Foundation in 2017 aims to facilitate energy reforms in Georgia through public and civil society awareness raising that hopefully will increase policy impact of civil society in policymaking process.

(pilot project) In 2017 the South Caucasus Regional Office of the Heinrich Boell Foundation will support institutional development of the Soviet Past Research Laboratory (SOVLAB). Goal of the pilot project is to promote issues related to Georgia’s Soviet past through mobilizing SovLab's resources.

(ongoing project) In 2017 the Institute of Georgian Architects in cooperation with hbs South Caucasus implements a new project "Designing the Concept of Tbilisi`s historic district`s development based on public participation principle through the example of 'parallel development'".

(ongoing project) The project implemented by the Human Rights Education and Monitoring Centre – EMC serves the goal to promote civic participation and sustainable development through in-depth research of social movements related to environmental, cultural, and social aspects of urban development.

(ongoing project) A non-governmental organization Cooperation for Peace and Progress (CPP) in partnership with the South Caucasus Regional Office of the Heinrich Boell Foundation continues a project Lectures in Gori: the “Unknown” Soviet Past in 2017.

(closed project) On September 23-25, 2016 WECF in collaboration with the Heinrich Boell Foundation South Caucasus organized workshop for gender-sensitive energy cooperatives at resource center of the Rural Community Agency in Misaktsieli.

(ongoing project) The Acopian Center for the Environment (AUA) in cooperation with hbs organizes the Sustainable Energy Academy to create a community of students and young professionals in Armenia who will be equipped to promote and implement sustainable energy solutions at building, district/community, and national levels.

(ongoing project) Strategies for Armenian-Georgian Cooperation through Academia and Student Inclusion is the project supported by the South Caucasus Regional Office of the Heinrich Boell Foundation and implemented by Hazarashen Center for Ethnological Studies in cooperation with the Center of Civilization and Cultural Studies and Association of Anthropologists of Georgia.

(closed project) In April-November 2016, the Human Rights Education  and Monitoring Center (EMC) implemented a project 'Spotlight on Heavy Industry: The Case of Chiatura' with a main goal to identify and draw into spotlight the existing systemic problems, formulating them into social demands and attracting public attention, especially that of workers and activist- and interest groups.

(closed project) In 2016 organization World Experience for Georgia (WEG) in cooperation with the South Caucasus Regional Office of the Heinrich Boell Foundation emplements project Capacity Building in the Field of Climate Change.

(ongoing project) In 2016, the non-governmental organization Initiative for a Public Space, in cooperation with the South Caucasus Office of the Heinrich Boell Foundation will implement the project: Legal Advocacy for Public Spaces.

(ongoing project) In 2016 UrbanLab Armenia and Boghossian Gardens  in cooperation with the South Caucasus Regional Office oft he Heinrich Boell Foundation will  implement the project Re-Think Metsamor.

(closed project) The Centre for Cultural Relations – Caucasian House in cooperation with the South Caucasus Regional Office of the Heinrich Boell Foundation, in 2016, implemented a project Green Ideas for Georgia’s Progressive Development. The project, through critical assessment and utilization of European experience, aimed to contribute to rethinking the principles of sustainable development and strengthening Green socio-political agenda in Georgia.

(ongoing project) TASO Foundation in cooperation with the Heinrich Boell Foundation South Caucasus Regional Office implements project “Soviet Trauma” in Rural Women’s Memory.

(closed project) In 2016 The Soviet Past Research Laboratory (SOVLAB) implemented the project Forgotten History - Memory between Defiance and Collaboration in cooperation with the Heinrich Boell Foundation South Caucasus Regional Office.

(closed project) Cooperation for Peace and Progress (CPP) in partnership with the Heinrich Boell Foundation continued implementation of the project Lectures in Gori: the "Unknown" Soviet Past in 2016.

(closed project) Initiative Unknown Stories of the Soviet Gori by the Cooperation for Peace and Progress has emerged from the project Lectures in Gori: the “Unknown” Soviet Past supported by the HBS in January-June 2015.

(closed project) Women’s Resource Center Armenia prepared feminist lecture series by financial support of Heinrich Boell Foundation. Lectures were held in 2015-2016 in Yerevan.

(closed project) Women's Fund in Georgia with financial support of the South Caucasus Regional Office of the Heinrich Boell Foundation launched a radioprogramme FeminStream.

Within the framework of the EU-funded action Solidarity Network for LGBTI in Armenia and Georgia, WISG is tasked with managing the components of the societal attitudes study in Georgia, designing the training manual and conducting CSO capacity building trainings; managing the small grants component as a follow-up to the trainings, and implementing the micro grants component to enhancing the visibility of the action and its results.

(ongoing project) Within the framework of the EU-funded project Solidarity Network for LGBTI in Armenia and Georgia, PINK Armenia is tasked with managing components of the societal attitudes study in Armenia, conducting capacity development trainings for LGBTI organizations/activists, and managing the small grants component to follow up on CSO capacity building in Armenia.

(ongoing project) Within the frames of the EU-funded action Solidarity Network for LGBTI in Armenia and Georgia, SWV will manage components of the situational assessment of LGBTI conditions in Armenia, conduct capacity building/sensitization of journalists in Armenia, implement CSO capacity building trainings, and manage the micro grants component in Armenia to enhance the visibility of the action.

(ongoing project) Within the frames of the EU-funded project Solidarity Network for LGBTI in Armenia and Georgia, EMC will manage components of the situational assessment on LGBTI people’s conditions in Georgia, conduct capacity development trainings for LGBTI organizations/activists, as well as capacity building trainings for law-enforcement agencies, and meetings with relevant law-enforcement officials, in Georgia.

(closed project) A non-governmental organization Cooperation for Peace and Progress (CPP) in partnership with the South Caucasus Regional Office of the Heinrich Boell Foundation implemented a project Lectures in Gori: the “Unknown” Soviet Past.

(closed project) Nongovernmental organization Women for Regional Development with financial support of the Heinrich Boell Foundation implements a project "We talk and act against gender based violence".

(closed project) The project implemented by Human Rights Education and Monitoring Center (EMC) in collaboration with the Green Alternative with the financial support of Heinrich Böll Foundation aimed to support environmental and social justice principles by strengthening the employees in the industrial zones, and the young civil society activists. As well as by increasing awareness towards the existing problem in the society.

(closed project) Breaking stereotypes, linking and humanizing the lives of people considered being “enemies” – this is the main reason why a group of young women from Armenia and Turkey have united.

(closed project) The goal of the project implemented in June-October, 2014 was to publish the Bloodlands: Europe between Hitler and Stalin by Timothy D. Snyder in Georgian. The given book which was awarded a 2013 Hannah Arendt prize is a highly original treatment of the atrocities Nazi Germany and Soviet Russia committed in the territory between them — what are now the modern Baltic countries, Ukraine, Belarus, Poland, and a portion of Russia.

(closed project) Installation based on the interviews with victims of domestic violence. The aim of exhibition is to re-interpret gender-based violence in order to make it subject of research and public discussion.

(closed project) Goal of the project implemented in June-November, 2014 was to employ culture (and especially the cinema culture) as an effective medium for intercultural dialogue, conflict resolution, transformation, reconciliation and promotion of social justness and socio-cultural participation in Armenia and Georgia.

(closed project) In April, 2014 Soviet Past Research Laboratory (SovLab) with financial support of the Heinrich Boell Foundation South Caucasus Regional Office has started implementation of the project "XX century Georgia in twenty snapshots"

(ongoing project) The project Stories from the South Caucasus is implemented in cooperation with netgazeti.ge and its main goal is to produce news and articles regarding to the latest developments of the South Caucasus and accordingly, raise awareness and the level of interest of Georgian population on neighboring countries, as well as conflict regions of Georgia.

Green Alternative

(closed project) In March 2014, association “Green Alternative” with financial assistance of the South Caucasus Regional Office of the Heinrich Boell Foundation has started implementation of the new project that aims to increase awareness around sustainable energy and support development of the sustainable energy policy in Georgia in participatory and inclusive way.

(closed project) On February 2014 the Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (Yerevan, Armenia) with financial support of the Heinrich Boell Foundation South Caucasus Regional Office started implemetation of the project "Designing Democratic Public Space in Yerevan".

(closed project) Heinrich Boell Foundation South Caucasus Regional Office supported a project “„Greening“ the political Education on the eve of the 2014 Local Self Governance Elections in Georgia” initiated and implemented by the Association Green Alternative in May-December, 2013.

(closed project) 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.

(closed project) In 2011-13 Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) in cooperation with International Society “Memorial” (Russian Federation) and the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia with financial support of the Embassy of Switzerland in Georgia and Heinrich Boell Foundation South Caucasus Regional Office implemented a project "Stalin's lists from Georgia." The group of researchers was searching and analyzing information about the 1937-38 “Great Terror” victims for more than 2 years.

(closed project) The project "Voices of South Caucasus" was implemented in cooperation with Liberali magazine. Articles by journalists from Abkhazia, South Ossetia, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia were published in the print and online publication of the magazine.

(closed project) In July-December, 2012, Heinrich Boell Foundation South Caucasus Regional Office supported a project “Political Debates on Sustainable Development – Elections 2012 in Georgia” initiated and implemented by the Association Green Alternative.

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