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March 19, 2015

On March 19, Minister of Justice Tea Tsulukiani, Minister of Foreign Affairs Tamar Beruchashvili, U.S. Ambassador to Georgia Richard Norland, and USAID/Caucasus Deputy Mission Director, Thomas Morris will open the exhibition “Women Members of Constituent Assembly 1919-21.” The event will celebrate Women’s History Month and honor the first women in politics in modern Georgia. The exhibition highlights the election of the Constituent Assembly in 1919, which was unique in that every citizen of Georgia, despite their gender, was able to participate. 

This event is jointly organized by the Women’s Information Center (WIC) and the National Archives of Georgia. WIC implements the USAID-funded Women as Agents for Change and Empowerment project in Tbilisi, Mtskheta-Mtianeti, Kakheti, Samtskhe-Javakheti, Imereti and Gali. WIC works in partnership the Taso Foundation, the Association of Young Economists of Georgia, and the Institute for War and Peace Reporting. The project promotes women’s political participation and supports women’s political and economic empowerment.

October 21, 2013

This year USAID and Peace Corps are celebrating 13 years of partnership to support community-level development projects in Georgia. Since 2001, the Small Project Assistance Program (SPA) has benefited more than 44,000 Georgians. This assistance has helped support projects to improve healthy lifestyles, improve education opportunities, and empower youth and women.

Youth Political Debate Participants Recognized
September 18, 2013

Participants in a series of debates among youth wings of political parties were recognized at an event on Wednesday, September 18 in Tbilisi.  U.S. Ambassador Richard Norland presented certificates to the winning teams as well as certificates to all participants.

USAID Georgia Inaugurates First Renovated Apartment Building for Internall Displaced Peoples
September 17, 2013

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Acting Mission Director Roy Plucknett was joined by Minister of Refugees Davit Darakhvelidze, Minister of Infrastructure David Narmania, Municipal Development Fund Executive Director Elguja Khorkrishvili, representatives from the Tskhaltubo local government and Internally Displaced People (IDP) families to open the first apartment building renovated under USAID’s Municipal Infrastructure and IDP Housing Rehabilitation Project on Tuesday, September 17 in Tskhaltubo. 

September 12, 2013

The USAID supported Multimedia Education Center (MEC) provides state of the art technical facilities and a venue for multi-platform content production for masters level journalism education. Designed to encourage student productions and packed with modern digital equipment, It was built by USAID's Georgia Media Enhance Democracy, Information and Accountability (G-MEDIA) program, and implemented by IREX.

September 11, 2013

Georgia has been selected by USAID Administrator Shah as one of two focus countries in the Europe and Eurasia (E&E) region for Science, Technology, Innovation, and Partnership (STIP).  In response, USAID/Caucasus is examining how STIP can address the most significant development challenges and opportunities in Georgia.

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