Georgia: Helping female victims of domestic abuse to break away from their abusers

Georgia: Helping female victims of domestic abuse to break away from their abusers

13 March 2019
“It is very important for people to be able to continue independent life after they leave the service, in order to avoid recurring abuse. Otherwise there is a vicious cycle, when the victim manages to escape the abusive environment temporarily, starts rehabilitation and returns back again due to…
Cybercrime – A Georgian prosecutor on challenges and EU support

Cybercrime – A Georgian prosecutor on challenges and EU support

07 March 2019
Cyber blackmail, internet scams, dissemination of private videos, hacking of private bank accounts and theft – these are just some of the cases on which Mariam Gogoreliani, supervising prosecutor of the Prosecutor’s Office of Georgia, has been working since 2015.
Heroes on the verge of the abyss: a report from a women's shelter in Mahilioŭ

Heroes on the verge of the abyss: a report from a women's shelter in Mahilioŭ

07 March 2019
Natasha and her 14-year-old son Sasha have no place to live. They found shelter at the Social Crisis Centre for Women in Mahilioŭ. Natasha says that her family was saved by the centre and that she will fight for her son.
Georgia: Optical entrepreneur makes ambitious plans for innovation with EU support

Georgia: Optical entrepreneur makes ambitious plans for innovation with EU support

07 March 2019
“Leonardo da Vinci was one of the first to describe, with almost complete precision, the anatomy of the eye and optical system in the 15th century. He is perceived as the biggest innovator in modern science, and not only in science,” Tekla Mamageishvili, Director of a Tbilisi-based eye clinic,…
Overseas by eTwinning Plus– A Georgian teacher’s success story

Overseas by eTwinning Plus– A Georgian teacher’s success story

06 March 2019
Nino Bunturi teaches English at the village school in Adzvi, in Georgia's Gori district.
Success story: Georgian company increases profit by 7.5% with support from 'Women in Business'

Success story: Georgian company increases profit by 7.5% with support from 'Women in Business'

05 March 2019
Tech Engineering Group is one of the companies in Georgia that received support from the ‘’Women in Business’’ programme which is run by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) with support from the EU among other donors.
How can we teach Belarusian institutions to be more energy efficient?

How can we teach Belarusian institutions to be more energy efficient?

01 March 2019
Let us imagine a scenario: You get a new fridge. You know the exact figure – how much energy, in kilowatt-hours, the old refrigerator consumed  each year. With the new one, you can save, say, 200 kilowatt-hours per year, but it costs a little more than the previous one. By simple mathematical…
Lika Merabishvili – a Georgian woman who strives to promote cycling in Tbilisi with EU support

Lika Merabishvili – a Georgian woman who strives to promote cycling in Tbilisi with EU support

01 March 2019
In Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, the first steps are being made towards developing cycling infrastructure alongside the expansion of the automotive industry. Cycling activist Lika Merabishvili is striving to promote cycling in the city with the EU’s support.
New gas regulations to come in once Georgia complies with EU energy legislation

New gas regulations to come in once Georgia complies with EU energy legislation

11 December 2018
Georgia is getting ready to reform its gas market by putting in new energy legislation. The demand for natural gas is increasing each year and Georgia’s gas contracts are expiring. Geopolitics make Georgia’s energy security even more vulnerable, given that the country doesn’t have enough local gas…
EU support to socially disadvantaged babies in Kakheti

EU support to socially disadvantaged babies in Kakheti

03 December 2018
For 27-year-old Pato Imedashvili, from Omalo village, Akhmeta municipality, morning starts very early. There is a lot of work to do… She has five children, one of which she has to see off to school, two others to kindergarten. Seven-month-old Hamza is the youngest of the family members. Pato’s…