September 29, 2022
The briefing finds that none of Tbilisi’s proposed reforms have been completed, nor are they entirely consistent with the city’s goals, including prioritising pedestrians, enhancing mobility opportunities for the city’s residents and improving air quality.
September 28, 2022
Residents of Georgia’s capital Tbilisi have been struggling with the city’s beleaguered public transport network, air pollution, road congestion and inadequate access to schools and workplaces for years. In the past decade, Tbilisi authorities with the involvement of international financial institutions, set out to improve the situation. Today, despite the availability of funds, most of the old problems persist.
November 1, 2021
The North-South Corridor (Kvesheti-Kobi) Road Project is planned to be realized in Georgia. The 23-kilometre Kvesheti-Kobi Road Project is a new section of the North-South Corridor. The construction will impact the Khada Valley, also known as ‘the plac
May 5, 2021
Water is leaking out of Shuakhevi hydropower plant’s recently reopened dam again. With three international financial institutions involved, who’s responsible for the safety of this USD 420 million project?
April 9, 2021
In just a few months, a protest against a large dam on the Rioni River has grown from a handful of people in Lechkhumi, western Georgia into a national demonstration. On the International Day of Action for Rivers, 14 March, thousands of Georgians made history with the largest environmental protest in the country’s recent past.
September 18, 2020
Scientists, civil activists and the local community unite and call on Europeans to join the petition to save the exceptional biodiversity and precious cultural heritage in Khada.
September 17, 2020
The Nenskra HPP is one of 35 hydropower plants slated for development in Upper Svaneti, a region roughly one-and-a-half times the size of Luxembourg.
September 16, 2020
The European Ombudsman concluded that the EIB should disclose an expert report on whether Svans that live in the Svaneti region of Georgia are indigenous people.
September 9, 2020
Significant failures were found in the project’s compliance with the environmental and social policies of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the European Investment Bank (EIB).
August 3, 2020
Evidence of meaningful implementation of the Gender Action Plan for EBRD and GCF’s Green Cities Framework – not found.