Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung

(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'".

Democracy

(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.

On December 20, the Georgian Parliament hosted a Conference on Gender and Law: Gender Analysis of Georgian Legislation.  The centerpiece of the conference was an extensive Gender and Law study prepared by Partnership for Human Rights with EWMI-PROLoG’s support and expertise from the South Caucasus Regional Office of the Heinrich Boell Foundation.

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Europe and South Caucasus

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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.

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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.

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Conflict Transformation

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

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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.

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Ecology and Sustainable Development

(closed project) On September 24-25, 2016, the Georgian Young Greens with financial support of the South Caucasus Regional Office of the Heinrich Boell Foundation organized Green Political Festival. The main aim of "Green Fest" was spreading green values within youth, increasing their political activism and promoting a healthy lifestyle.

(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.

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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.