Seminar on “Europeanization Processes in the Black Sea Region”

On December 18-19, the seminar “Europeanization Processes in the Black Sea Region” was held at Romanian – American Foundation in Bucharest, Romania. The seminar was organized by Georgia’s Reforms Associates (GRASS) with the financial support of The Black Sea Trust, A Project of the German Marshall Fund of the United States within the initiative for... Read More

Roma Youth Conference

On 18-22 October 2015 the Council of Europe is organising the second Roma Youth Conference at the European Youth Centre Budapest, to discuss current Roma youth issues and future policy orientations for the participation and inclusion of Roma youth. The Conference looks towards the future, after reflecting and evaluating on the outcomes and the successes... Read More

Human Rights Status in Georgia at UPR Pre-Session

Existing Challenges and Recommendations We Find Necessary to Overcome Those Challenges. Political prosecutions, selective justice, abuse of pretrial detention in cases of political opponents, manipulation of judges, political violence and attacks on media.Overall there is a significant progress on ethnic minority policy since 2004, with improved legislation, more developod infrustructure and specific policies. Though there... Read More

Youth’s Simulation Debates on EU Integration

13 Septmeber, 2015 Georgias’ Reforms Associates organized the final stage of the project : “Minority Youth’s Simulation Debates on EU Integration” in Akhalkalaki. The project was funded and supported by Lithuanian Embassy, through the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme. The essence of the project is to empower the young minorities and offering them spaces... Read More

Helen Khoshtaria On NATO Channel

It’s been seven years since Russian and Georgian forces went to war. The reason? A breakaway region in the Georgian heartland known as South Ossetia. But in the years since, what has happened in the region and what bearing does this have on Georgia’s potential integration into NATO and the EU?