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Vee Re LA QY wns Cole ors RRR WRT oLU Llu Rs oul oles oto) RYN rofl le Ul DUE sts]3]or3 9) BUSINESS AND CSOs START ACTIVE COOPERATION 5038@0b0,2017 AUGUST 5, 2017 EoD OTU Lele h ye) WLU Ln ate Lely GEORGIA'S YOUTH REPRESENTATIVE TO THE UN ESSIEN ere OOO OME SIN) RiSLEXeC2.) 5 ogqabb, aogGn¥o bofohagge@ob sboegs8Ggodob Giorgi Tumasyan, Georgia's Youth Representative to the UN, Fabdodoessbown,somtge glut tog" sedsbézesige@ visited CIDA to meet the head of the organization, Zviad gn@ademeb 8go0@ eagesnobb ¥gb3@9. 8969369) Devdariani. The main topic of the meeting was the current gabaweegts godsbgagres, sbomgebierint Jnotorgeenbee, situation of youth in the Kvemo Kartli region, particularly in Fapdo goboedn aGbgeger baygayne8y, gabbosqaeybom 4 regarding gender and thnicissues, gabeat aE @» gmbn536 HoneoBo v6ogdgeagongdse8g, 2viad Devdarian introduced Giorgi Tumasyan to the existing projects of CIDA inthe youth field, CiDA carries out a number Of projects inthis direction, including juveniles in conflict with law. n addition, CIDA is beginning a new cross-border project Pyke olgentagtindoatl, ge kee” peeeagioses with Azerbaijan, which aims to strengthen youth SNe oma hae ennroth rasan Ayobescoak entrepreneurship skis and encourage them to engage nical Shuey geubibabsbgsion XoegaQe ogg, SeGqre Bodobes _BOCESSES. 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The contact person for the Global Compact Network Georgia presented the averview of the developments in the UNGC on the global level. The Committee reviewed the Action Plan for 2017, the activities planned for the first half of the year, are either already implemented or in the process of implementation. The members of the committee discussed activities that are to be implemented during the rest of the year. The Committee discussed two major upcoming events- CSR Week (organized by the CSR Club, in cooperation with GCN Georgia) planned in September and Business and Human Rights Week planned in December, which includes international conference and series of events, such as master classes by international experts. The Secretariat and the members of the Committee measured the progress achieved so far with regard to the recruitment of new members and planned the activities in order to suggest tangible benefits to the members and attract new participants to the Network. regard to corporate social responsibilty are supported by East West tuning 1203@000,2017 PCE) 12 ager, gondatins yormdedayozena bergareyén dabzbab- aggbeprbab jerghnd godagmiob Bgbody WbrwmB. 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Bagtqee, agbadtyere obegggonb gaGbobodyngergdooae bagooo bmégubrboyorbogooreging gsbnboeng LN JULY 12, 2017 (On July 12, CSR Club members held @ meeting at a Natakhtari office. Board members summarized the Club's activities and discussed 2017 action plans, which include various events lite CSR Week, a working, database of the members, conducting research of CSR practice in Georgia, organizing public lectures at universities, intensive media coverage of CSR issues, and encouraging the business and NGO sectors to strengthen their lations. Board members discussed the upcoming CSR Week, which will be held next month, Within the Week, thematic meetings, discussions, and public lectures willbe held. The General meeting of the Club members, willend the Week. The board discussed organizational issues of the upcoming Award and positively assessed the Award concept presented by club secretariat. The Award ceremony aims to popularize CSR activitiesin Georgia, Eid ayers) oa Re 7 9830000, 2017 LeU erol berg l re) ALUN EoD NU ato CATON MU Neu AION badendocpoder an6gomo6g8eb bovaghge (bags) Bedynbo# Bergson sbSgbabggbabo eo gabsfBgbob byeedgfyndab obogorgdo Bobi dos saEngbob bggeio"doepoenon ogaboBgoab-babagybo 60gy6bo- (034 gg6B6ye00 sbergrognab boyFosteniober nbodBKrnBeperbod aliogogbeb (DVV Internationa) 3oy% enggg es goSberbyegcees 698,609 gawaBBaggiob ghgbnbg0 Béwadéyerend goboernrgdab (a6o%ad0b bserBdegsbgmrgboio go gfrgSghgbodoonb, 6960630 Go85.~ obsbogeo Bn6sfamgooagab LabsBobe gog6ab dafinggbsb abgonn bosoobgbeb Bgbbsb, Gagndngoo gody6o3>u00, ohgbabgab gorilago eo @ubsdigergbs, gghghnb Gogo, guage (bagonb dgeroregdo go beg. Qb3606g0 dodpobotgebao Bhqsdt g—0—9 Ufogenadob Btabyodg’8y goybebndnen eo obgom Igoraoerergo0b g88egg6g800, dmgerboyso Hegryto asdstle, gabsghoo, seyQy60 aydorbo go 36ghgbbog00. 3 go4 aggobgb, obhngnaghbo go Boole gulatorene yogbogob qvtamgbde, sbggq ybodenghgene goby Komalgnd, abn Be8Egbabo @o eupgedoepnedgogrdgbob 36,8694 Begdgab b9Bo86g gaagaboogeb Bmgrragrenbe sooggboygre g0g2ddogginbs go Jabengbygon ybotghob asbgooodighods SOnghadnb antes Baer of ees rw hogan te. AUGUST 7,2017 ETN Nanas LO Tan EDUCATION NETWORK STAFF CIDA, together with its partner organization DVV International, held @ training for trainers (TOT) for the leadership and trainers of the Georgian Adult Education Network, within the project Training and Employment ‘Support initiative in Criminal Justice Sector in Georgia. The key goal of the training was to provide basic knowledge about the following issues: the role of the training and trainers, methods of facilitation, etc. The training was held ‘based on principles of adult education using methods such as discussion, group workand presentation, Trainings were held in Batumi and Ambrolauri, where the project staff also introduced the project idea and main conceptto theattendees. ‘The project Training and Employment Support native in Criminal ustice Sector in Georgla Is carried aut by CIDA with partner organizations: Georgian Fatmers Association and OVV Intemational. 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Aybagbon’ ygober BBvdgqb, ababgazerotghyeon dnghogoob Lagbabgg}ave bobyerdfngir SeB4ggopseb 6mgh8gbnb Agbaby’ ntabergméad ybmbepégeek eS [5 ia CIDA see AUGUST9, 2017 TRAINING ON MIGRATION ISSUES HAD Pana LULL (On August 9 CIDA organized a training in Kutaisi Civic Engagement Center on migration issues. Representatives from Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, Ministry of Internally Displaced Persons from the Occupied Territories, Accommodation and Refugees of Georgia, International Organization for Migration, State Fund for Protection and Assistance of (Statutory) Victims of Human Trafficking and Migration Center were registered as speakers. The training was arranged for representatives of regional media, non-governmental organizations, and local self-governmental organs. Speakers discussed the following subjects: current global migration processes ~ causing factors and challenges; regular and irregular migration; threats of labor exploitation and trafficking in human beings - causes and means of prevention; state policy on providing assistance for victims; groundless asylum claims in the EU; state reintegration programs for returning migrants, ‘Training attendants were able to watch movies prepared by CIDA about visa-free movement in the EU, threats of irregular migration and the state reintegration program. ‘The traning was conducted within the CIDA's project "Partnering for Migrant’ Rights” (G-PM, Within the project there are schedled several capacity building meetings to be organized forthe target ‘70ups, aswellasfortheregional population. 119880600, 2017 ETO RCN eer Tn NSU ah Ula woh Le UK| ose ENON NY {gboho ea asBhubob ggseghgdob bagnnbBy Bagatigdgeoaghigbigepa Usbsbebe ageeagn’ Bpegagbe g0ng6gh bafaéaggert Bongerbeb edefobgsagenb apednsab ygghien goggr bodpngbind, fabsBag- Gmbn mh gs6abayno bnesbs go baboon eoéyggercb s3otognb Fos dedagaghceghde Gubsdongbonbo ergsagagbb fubiedaegge- ealbbazobizengagor BybaqeGsby, edger aggsbgin andobm, Iban sgengobubybrbo eo as drabnh yyengdgdnb SdsGongeygboo, bogotengggpnd Baagdrdah agdobaigéayonb apsdosbab yemgboos wiggn badpogin’ bubsBonghenbe nb gabsBagosd bogs” gsbabigebn eadyggeeah o2s6ag%, eadaab oedoobed zaeegdoos eBbgnoagab afinmogbosh gsbaeagemm denature, bodsbain sgeeggbbbergenn ‘wage godenggaybpdo dey, sgmag» gobotoergbe ygaer> woobggGoghyee absaghoa6 ~ Labgeafage whgabraghaak, apgeaped6ag enor Baboggeerphoss, bobbyibgdgminsb, aahedongtendo eo bayhon- Stab mbgababagngdoas, Gum babmeonn Byeageb SoeghoBeg, Boom Gq3eAghqognabanged gimpseemospdgeen Abgosin Bybggats gonkabos Ase Bag, bogoy somggnb sgonhgbBo opgiaiodsings mgemddotongpezbb. 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AUGUST 11,2017 CONSULTATIVE MEETINGS ON BUSINESS EW cL ‘A consultative meeting between representatives of the Government of Georgia and the business sector was held on ‘August 11, to discuss findings of a national baseline research on businessand human rights ‘The researchisa jointinitiatve ofthe Human Rights Secretaratof the Government of Georgia, Civil Development Agency (CIDA) ‘and the Public Defenders Office and is supported with expertise from the Danish Institute for Human Rights. The consultations will end the research process by reflecting recommendations of, the stakeholders ~ state agencies, local government, business sector, non-governmental and international organizations. The final esearch report willbereleased laterin 2017. ‘Similar meeting was held in Batumi, where the research authors introduced the main finding and the goal ofthe research to the representatives of local self-government bodies. ‘The research focuses on various aspects related to business and human rights, including for legislation and existing practice, Findings of the research will serve as the basis for a three-year action plan which will become part of the Governmental Action PlanonHuman Rights 2038-2020. Prior to launching the research activites, a two-day training was ‘organized in Tils\ involving experts from the Danish Institute for Human Rights. The training aimed at advancing skils of the individuals responsible for conducting the research as well as at elaborating a chapter on Business and Human Rights to be Included into the Governmental Action Plan on Human Rights 2018-2020. By adopting its Action Plan on Human Rights for 2016-2047, the Government of Georgia has committed to develop a similar action plan on business and human rights to provide incentives for responsibie business operations that's based on the respect for human rights and ensures sustainable and inclusive social- ‘economic development. Conducting a baseline research representsa pilot stage tothsdirection. The Human Rights Secretariat is supported by the uropean Union (EU) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) under the programme “Human Rights for Al’. 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Be gBgedogogbab Byiegg go0ddGmns obergaegaerytn gsbsyhg- agbe, Gmdgenb weniog ohabo8mgherdn mhgobaboyngddo Got dergaySnqy B86 gh99b Bomnbodegdoeragagbngosy6gh Aybgagho gonddbao vbabrdmgbndn eb gabeBoyor , bog” gabrbgboo boGerjorrojo bsBegoengdah Oggoerkyee doyepan6 @ go@lnhayogere boynoerybn Bsdzerbdagberrbod geogton6 anbsd86o8qunioe bog" sfpnlgbe odohogegeor anjonoge taegonngied 63900896 Srdsbagegiea dbobertgborn ogeobs s&hgagndeo EWM) ACCESS a erase sae Ayah ngs O0IH NIGIGAGMACMDII hosbglas es SN) gubpemuehas Jeet Bebageh a eyboh ee AUGUST 21, 2017 ETS Gun uns regs ue (On August 21, at the Batumi Center for Civic Engagement, a working meeting between non-governmental organizations and those business companies which are interested in implementing sustainable projects in regions was held. The aim of the meeting was to promote cooperation between business and non-governmental organizations regarding sustainable regional projects. Several representatives of more than 20 regional non- governmental organizations and business sector participated in the meeting, including Poti Sea Port, Hilton, GPI Holding, and Adjara Group. During the meeting, business representatives made short presentations and introduced the organizations with their priority directions in which they would like to implement sustainable projects. The presentations were followed by individual discussions, during which the NGOs presented their project ideas to the attending business entities. ‘The meeting was organized by Civil Development Agency (CiDA) in cooperation with the Regional Civil Society Network and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Club. The activities implemented by vl Development Agency {CIDA} with regora to corporate soci esponsibility are supportes by East West stitute’ (EWM) ACCESS roject through USAID 22. 9830000, 2017 SRDS ARLEN D LenS LEE RLU o Heel Ueno aon EoD YUN Suzi oy AUGUST 22,2017 PRE-ELECTION CAMPAIGN WILL FIND Ceuta eR Celt) Ladogaepg batergogngisb éggnodzer fhgeo (R-CSN), boiz bsboggeond Bab8oainn, 603 896 6ygr0%y—7 imbgntebognob oghona6ydb, Fobsbso gabe gameggee Brogeag’b. pacgge, bosshggbo ead Hyvéngte Jee sdod6hggegind Joomboggegte smgcgenh dBm, "0 fgger6%n Hogabrepbo. aaergoed Syegsoses 36983695409 bgfosidg6do. goedsongbs Somprgnggion dah gagbabogeb, sogreaggbeboge qo. Aggunbogel, bose Speaszity qosbigtinben dodtoggbgee 33beragege> geseunereaes Sepuestbgo bos angaie saab d6gbghoayned Beg, bsBengomujo bebogoengiab Eqgonb yer gegen wovagneegdo 99 Srieshoe ohsbgia pheopnggtos ge Deegoghah Yougoutgie foeatioen Saerag’ dpenaate eo fedegbve ofktho gogeeedheepigee Srendodenggegbb ooagggge jpn eanggis, RCSNab Indgdon Spbgaeaty,6o8perg ssogtin Ztaggsugndgonton, aybaneety gsiagngns Fobdndagsgoeysa gabebocgh sbgeah Brgeon sbbyoqe0 eovis eo eabgin guint fog ndesyennan888%9 ees2efoastt, sbdnjoqnde bbogagegied Gageegen shawn (CSNY Si boguboggconhbgosbbgsbgannBe def Boog o-gstnboperinb es asgrse anja ogo dogr- fo goons se en 2012 Fgh bog” eshoee gem ge BB artemis OF emer on eegeteblghyaees o¥géepsb Iggoagbyq Beha ote Enybege Regional Civil Society Network (R-CSN) which unites more than 60 NGOs operating in Georgia's regions, will carry out a survey during the pre-election period. The survey, which will beheld in 10 regions of Georgia, ‘aims to measure the priority topics of women voters. The results of the survey will be presented to political parties, candidates, and media in September. In addition, a special publication will be prepared based fon the survey results and will be distributed among, different target groups. After the survey presentation, members of the R-CSN will monitor the pre-election programs of the political parties to find out to what extent they considered the ‘women's priorities andif they considered them tall. ‘A campaign was planned at a working meeting of R- CSN members, which was held on August 21 in Batumi. Members of the network discussed the network future plans and activities which will held in the near future, R-CSN is an informal union of regional CSOs and civic activists which was established in 2012 by CIDA, Currently it unites 64 regional civil society “organizations. ‘The Meeting was organized by GDA with the support ofthe USAID funded projec, Advancing CSO Capacities and Engaging Cli Society fr Sustainailty (ACCESS), Implemented by the Fast West Re) MEDIA ABOUT US 2017 BIS Ne 45 038@040 - 888000 JULY - AUGUST