Pilot Project: Twinning of Teachers

ECMI Caucasus, in cooperation with “Civil State for Legal State” has started implementation of a pilot project "Twining of Teachers" under the Eastern Partnership Minorities Network.

The aim of the Pilot Project is to advance competences of Akhalkalaki and Ninotsminda public school teachers in Georgian language and support their civic integration.

Within the project exchange and twining of teacher has been made possible. 10 Beneficiary teachers (ethnic Armenians from Javakheti) are twinned with receiving teachers in Batumi and Kobuleti. For 4 weeks they will be living in the facilities of receiving teachers, will attend their respective classes in different schools and share methodological experience.

Beneficiary teachers are also attending Georgian language courses in Batumi.

The active phase of the project started on 18/10 and will run until 13/11. Teachers’ Twinning is endorsed by the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia and financially supported by the European Union.

Minorities in UPR 2015

ECMI Caucasus, in cooperation with partner organizations, has submitted a shadow report for the 2nd Cycle of United Nations Human Rights Council Universal Periodic Review. Reporting aims at highlighting the issues at international level, which require much of at attention from the government in order to guarantee protection of national minority rights and fulfil commitments undertaken by Georgia. The 2nd Cycle of Universal Periodic Review for Georgia is planned on the 23rd Session in October-November 2015.

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A success story of an ethnic Azerbaijani student of Georgia

Fazair Musaev, 21, from village Kesalo, Gardabani Municipality, Georgia is a Tbilisi State University undergraduate student of Business and Economics, where he has been enrolled through so called “4+1 program” for ethnic minority youth in Georgia. Read More

2nd Cycle of Human Rights Universal Periodic Review of Georgia

On November 10, during the 23rd UPR session in Geneva, Georgian government presented its national report on the general human rights situation in the country. Read More

Publication of a Study on Electoral Behavior of ethnic Armenians in Georgia

On 15/10 ECMI Caucasus in cooperation with the Public Movement “Multinational Georgia” (PMMG) presented its new publication on the “Study of Electoral behavior of Ethnic Armenians in Georgia: Analyzing and Addressing the Factors Hampering Involvement in Electoral Process”.
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EaPMN Advocacy Visit in Geneva

On 6-8 October 2015, ECMI Caucasus on behalf of the Eastern Partnership Minorities Network has conducted an Advocacy Visit to the Geneva related to Human Rights Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Georgia, planned in November 2015.Read More

Supporting the repatriation of persons deported from Georgia in the 1940s and their descendants