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September 16, 2020

A conversation between USAID Assistant Administrator Brock Bierman and 5 Georgian activists

The preamble to the U.S. Constitution articulates a path for the American people to “form a more perfect union.” This small phrase acknowledges a very big idea. Democracy requires a lot from its citizens. The Constitution itself helps create the basis for a more perfect union, but democracy ultimately depends on the citizens who exercise their rights and help shape their society and the government that represents them.

September 15, 2020

September 15 is an important day.  In addition to celebrating International Day of Democracy, Georgia’s students will return to school. For people like Tamta Gamrekeli, a member of the USAID-supported civics club in Osiauri, the learning process is always ongoing.

“‘Active citizenship,’ ‘civic activism,’ and ‘advocacy campaign’ were terms I did not fully understand before Momavlis Taoba [USAID’s flagship civic education program in Georgia] took an active role in my life,” said Tamta.

September 10, 2020

USAID empowers young people to become leaders of democratic transformation, helping the next generation of democracy activists cultivate the skills, experiences, and networks they need to advance democracy in their communities and countries. As the world prepares to celebrate International Day of Democracy on September 15, USAID is sharing the stories of young activists who are making a difference in Georgia. 

August 17, 2020

The goal of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) for the 2020-2025 Georgia Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS) is to strategically partner with Georgia on its Journey to Self-Reliance (J2SR) while advancing Euro-Atlantic integration and strengthening resilience to malign influence.

August 6, 2020

USAID support for elections and political processes in Georgia starts from a simple principle - Georgia’s democratic development depends on civic participation by citizens around the country.  Since 2019, USAID and the National Democratic Institute have partnered with local civil society organizations around the country, helping citizens speak up for the needs of their communities.

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