2009-11-16Government Intends to Cut Down About 600 Hectares of Wine-Yard of Hybrid Grapes in Kakheti Region
2009-11-13Victimized Family Requests Assistance
2009-11-12Pierre Morel: “Special Mechanism Must Be Worked Out to Stop Kidnapping of People in Conflict Regions of Georgia”
2009-11-12Ketevan Tsikhelashvili: “Georgia Is Window to Europe for Abkhazia and We Should Take Advantage of This Interest of Abkhazia”
Interview with the consultant of the “Friederich Nauman Foundation for Freedom” in Georgia and director of Tbilisi based foundation “Liberal Academy” Ketevan Tsikhelashvili.
2009-11-11Memorandum on Enguri Hydro Electro Station Is Still Secret
On November 9, 2009 Tbilisi City Court did not satisfy the request from Georgian Young Lawyers Association, newspaper “Resonance” and Conservative Party. They petitioned to lift the Griffith Secret from the Memorandum on the management of EngurHess between Government of Georgia and Inter-Rao Ues. The decision reinforced the doubt of suitors that there are some unacceptable conditions for Georgia in this memorandum. After the suitors appeal all courts in Georgia, the case will be sent to European Court.
2009-11-10Caucasus’ frozen conflicts not so frozen, Sokor says
Many foreign experts are concerned today about how Kazakhstan is going to work in 2010 as the OSCE chair. Astana has hosted an international conference to discuss the mission Kazakhstan is going to take on in two months. The range of questions discussed at the conference was broad: regional security, energy, economy, and human rights. Among the foreign speakers invited to the conference was an analyst from the Jamestown Foundation, Vladimir Sokor.
2009-11-06“I remember November 7!”
“This day is associated with Blood and Shame…”
On November 2 non-governmental organizations gathered near the TV Company “Imedi” in Tbilisi and presented the plan of protest rallies for November 7, 2009.
2009-11-06The Human Rights Center Will Defend Rights of KazTransGas Subscribers
Residents of the 6th Quarter of Vazha Pshavela Avenue in Tbilisi applied to the Human Rights Center for help. The citizens protest the activities of the KazTrasGas which aim to move the gas-meters to the entrances. They claim the pipes used for the purpose do not comply with minimal standards of safety.
2009-11-06Lecturers at Telavi Unversity Remained Unemployed
Three lecturers remained unemployed at Telavi Iakob Gogebashvili University. One of them Eldino Jangulashvili states she had not worked at the university to make money and did not obey the illegal orders of the administration. For this reason she had controversy with the rector Giorgi Gotsiridze and his brother Paata Gotsiridze who is head of legal department of the university.
2009-11-06Georgian Side Requests Tskhinvali De Facto Government to Release Pupils of Tirdznisi Village School and Requests Foreign Diplomats to Take an Active Part in it
2009-11-04Sozar Subari Was Elected to Be a Member of the Advisory Council to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
2009-11-04Black Sea Peacebuilding Platform initiative brings together conflict resolution experts in Bucharest
On 28 – 31 October 2009, civil society conflict resolution experts from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, Romania and Ukraine (including Nagorno-Karabakh and Transdniestria) met at UN House and at the Radisson Hotel in Bucharest. The 25 regional conflict experts met to discuss the initiative to build a permanent standing Black Sea Peacebuilding Platform.
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