Second Report on Needs Research

New publication is prepared: Second report on needs research: “Assessment of Population Needs in 8 Municipalities of Western Georgia in the Process of Public Administration Reform (PAR) - Consolidated Report” (Georgian and English versions).

The main vector of the research was to determine the benefits of e-services and identify the level of citizens' involvement in the formation of local policy. The first needs research was conducted in April-May 2020, the second - in May-June 2021.

The research included 16 civil society organizations from 8 municipalities of Imereti, Guria and Racha-Lechkhumi regions. These organizations are actively working in the framework of the project “A common forum for CSOs from Guria, Imereti and Racha-Lechkhumi for PAR Roadmap monitoring”.

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The project is implemented with the support the European Union - #EU4Georgia

“Needs and priorities of IDP and conflict affected women living in Zugdidi municipality and the importance of their integration into local policy” - this is the title of a new Fund “Sukhumi’s” publication. Main conclusions, findings and recommendations identified as a result of the study will be submitted to local political parties. This will facilitate a full-fledged pre-election communication between women and local political actors and strengthen an appropriate feedback of political parties on the needs of their voters.

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The project is implemented with the support of Kvinna till Kvinna,

 womens Foundation (Sweden)

Abrupt refusal to fund higher education tuition fee for students from Tsalenjikha and Zugdidi municipalities, living in villages along the conflict dividing line caused numerous socio-economic problems for them and their families. The recent emergency report of Fund “Sukhumi” highlights the main challenges caused by the cancellation of the “students grant” on the population, as well as provides specific recommendations to reduce the negative impacts. 

 

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The project is implemented with the support of the organization Brot

 für die Welt - Evangelischer Entwicklungsdienst (Germany)

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Fund “Sukhumi” shared another good experience with the readers. Methodological manual “Online Vote-O-Meter” - Voter Advice Application Introduction in Georgia – Lessons learned

was prepared in Georgian and English.

The publication reflects each step of implementation of the project "Online Vote-O-Meter for 2020 Georgian Parliamentary Elections”: study of Visegrad experience, work with project implementers, collaboration with political parties, informational meetings with different groups of society, work with mass media.

The reader will get acquainted with the detailed methodology, lessons learned, one of the best practices of the Fund "Sukhumi".

The Fund "Sukhumi" presents its new rapid assessment report – “Dashed hopes of the fire-affected population in the Gali district: Needs and response strategies”, which discusses priority needs and human security concerns of the population affected by the wildfires that broke out in January 2021 in the Gali district.

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Publications

The first publication of the Fund “Sukhumi” was "Women's Voice", a newsletter of small format, published at Kutaisi printing house on November 29, 2001. "Women's Voice" has been a periodical printed publication of the organization for years, with different print-run, which covered many directions of our work.

In parallel with magazines and newspapers, within different directions of its activities the Fund "Sukhumi" publishes reports, methodological handbooks, analytical articles, policy documents, manuals and guides.

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Fund “Sukhumi” systematically monitors and studies the situation of IDP and conflict affected women and girls living close to the conflict dividing line with Abkhazia and other locations with law degree of security and high risk of violence occurrence. To assess the situation of the population, we developed and launched Gender Responsive Early Warning System (GREWS), which is complex mechanism of gender sensitive conflict analysis. The study was conducted in September-December, 2020 and covered 11 target municipalities of Fund «Sukhumi» - Kutaisi, Tskaltubo, Terjola, Khoni, Senaki, Poti, Zugdidi (Koki, Khurcha, Shamgona, Kakhati), Tsalenjikha (Pakhulani, Tskoushi), Lanchkhuti, Ozurgeti, Kobuleti and the villages adjacent to the conflict dividing line in the Gali district (Nayui96evi and Saberio).

The new publication: „The Gender Dimension of the COVID-19 Crisis: Assessing the Efficiency of Pandemic Response” provides detailed information about the impact of pandemic on the human security of women and girls living in the target regions of Fund “Sukhumi” and describes population’s attitude towards the efficiency of the central and local authorities’ response to the pandemic.

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The project is implemented with the support of Kvinna till Kvinna,

 womens Foundation (Sweden)

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“Public Administration Reform (PAR) Roadmap Monitoring in 8 municipalities of Western Georgia” is a new publication, the second report prepared by the the Fund “Sukhumi” in partnership with Imereti Scientists’ Union “Spectri” and the Fund of Women Entrepreneurs. As a result of the monitoring, an assessment of local self-government in terms of efficiency, transparency and inclusiveness was carried out in Khoni, Bagdati, Terjola, Vani, Ozurgeti, Lanchkhuti, Tsageri and Ambrolauri municipalities.

 The second report shows the progress in implementing the recommendations developed to correct the gaps identified after the first monitoring, and presents new recommendations for achieving better quality e-services in local municipalities.

The work is carried out in the framework of the project “A common forum for CSOs from Guria, Imereti and Racha-Lechkhumi for PAR Roadmap monitoring”.

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The Fund "Sukhumi" presents a new monitoring report - "Municipal Programs on Domestic Violence against Women and Gender Budget". Within the frames of the monitoring, the municipal programs related to support services for victims of domestic violence in the local government's 2020 budgets and gender equality policies in 12 municipalities were studied and analyzed. The identified challenges and developed recommendations are reflected in the report for the attention of the local, regional and the national governments.

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The project is implemented with the support of the organization Brot

 für die Welt - Evangelischer Entwicklungsdienst (Germany)

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