Project goal: Raising capacity of local NGOs in facilitating civic engagement in local self-governance

Dates: 11.10.2016 - 20.02.2017


Coverage are 6 Regions of Georgia: Mtskheta-Mtianeti, Kvemo Kartli, Imereti, Racha-Lechkhumi-Kvemo Svaneti, Samegrelo–Zemo Svaneti, Guria.

Target group: members of local non-governmental organizations

Partner organization: Center for Civil Society and Democratic Development (the lead).

Budget: GEL 109600

Project activities:

  1. Capacity building of local NGOs in:
    • Self-governance;
    • Decentralization strategy and process in Georgia;
    • Civic engagement opportunities in Georgian legislature;
    • Division of competences among central and local government in Georgia;
  1. Building networks as a sourcefor effective exchange of information and providing ongoing regular consultations:
    • Establishment of a joint forum for information exchange;
    • Establishment of a space for providing consultancy to beneficiaries;
    • Providing support to local NGOs in facilitating public engagement;
    • Organization of monitoring visits for feedback and support.