Initiatives

Initiatives

Since inception, EED has supported over 600 initiatives aimed at promoting democracy in the EU neighbourhood and beyond. This database provides an insight into the work of EED partners over the years. However, due to the sensitive nature of certain initiatives and personal security risks facing some grantees in the restrictive environments where they operate, not all initiatives are listed in the database.

  • Tbilisi Pride

    Country: Georgia

    LGBT rights are one of the most politically and socially controversial topics in Georgia, in no small part because of the influence of the Georgian Orthodox Church on the population. LGBT activists are often the target of violence from right-wing extremist groups, and political authorities usually have an ambiguous stance towards LGBT issues.

    Tbilisi Pride aims to challenge homophobia and increase visibility for the Georgian LGBT community. They have already managed to build positive cooperation with various stakeholders, including politicians and other human rights organisations, and will continue to do so with EED support.

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  • OC Media

    Country: Georgia

    OC Media is an online news platform that delivers in-depth reports, opinion, and analysis from the regions of North and South Caucasus.

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  • Sova News

    Country: Georgia

    Sova News is a Russian-language online news platform providing high quality journalism, covering topical debates concerning the developments in Georgia.

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  • Foundation of Civic Education – Tabula

    Country: Georgia

    Tabula Media is one of the leading national media organisations in Georgia, producing multimedia content.

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  • Gori Community Radio Mosaic

    Country: Georgia

    The first and only community radio in Shida Kartli region, the Gori Community Radio Mosaic serves an important role by providing a platform for the local population to voice their concerns and to express solidarity within the community.

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  • Foundation for Civic Education – Tabula

    Country: Georgia

    Increasing political consolidation and pressure on media from the Georgian government coupled with the rise of anti-Western sentiments means that the role of independent media in the country is crucial.

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  • OC Media

    Country: Georgia

    Although the media landscape in the Caucasus varies from region to region, its common characteristics are high politicisation, influence of interest groups, domination of state media, and in many cases, suppression of independent reporting.

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  • Tbilisi Solidarity Network

    Country: Georgia

    A volunteer group Tbilisi Solidarity Network mobilises especially young people on issues such as women education, labour rights and workers’ organisation.

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  • New multimedia platform in Georgia

    Country: Georgia

    A new multimedia platform, with TV, radio, web site, will bring diversified information and political discussions in Georgia.

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  • Researching and Advocating EU-Georgia Relations

    Country: Georgia

    The Georgian Institute for Strategic Studies is receiving institutional support to strengthen its sustainability and develop its research and advocacy capacity.

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