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February 13, 2019

United States (U.S.) policy in Georgia exemplifies how our approach to former communist states can succeed. Thanks in large part to U.S. political support and assistance, a country close to being a failed state eight years ago now is a strong partner in combating terrorism and nuclear proliferation, contributes substantially to North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) missions, has constructive relations with most of its neighbors, and is one of the most democratic countries in the former Soviet Union. At the same time, Georgia presents challenges to which the U.S. is committed to respond. Georgia requires further democratic development, reforms in other areas need to be sustained, and the Russian occupation of the separatist regions of both Abkhazia and South Ossetia undermines their reintegration into Georgia and puts a brake on the overall reform process, a U.S. priority.

January 31, 2019

The new physical rehabilitation clinic in Batumi provides physical therapy and social integration to persons with disabilities.

December 19, 2018

 

#SeeEveryColour is a two-year campaign addressing stigma against children with disabilities. It focuses on the abilities of children rather than just seeing their disability. The campaign highlights the importance of inclusiveness, while addressing common misconceptions around people with disabilities. The end of year event event celebrated the campaign’s achievements, lessons learned, and the many young Georgians who will continue to benefit from the campaign. 

December 12, 2018

Non-governmental organization Georgian Democracy Initiative (GDI) presented their final report that analyzes the legal status of women from religious and ethnic minorities in Georgia.  The report also highlights the legal aid activities carried out by GDI’s lawyers and describes the strategic litigation cases they successfully litigated during the "Litigation for Equality" project. Representatives of non-state and state institutions, including the head of the Ministry of Internal Affair’s Human Rights Department and representatives of the Prosecutor’s Office participated in the discussion.

December 10, 2018

USAID’s Government for Growth (G4G) project, in cooperation with the Academy of the Ministry of Finance, successfully completed the third phase of the European Union (EU) - Georgia Integration Training Program for Youth. Thirty students from various public and private universities received information from experienced professionals and deepened their knowledge to better understand and discuss Georgia’s European integration process in detail. All participants conducted research and presented on their chosen topic in the final session. G4G will offer its internship program to the top three pa

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