This is a research initiative that gathers researchers and practitioners from both sides of dividing lines to explore local needs and perceptions of everyday peace in conflict-affected communities by employing an innovative Everyday Peace Indicators (EPI) methodology.
The project follows the OECD report entitled “COVID-19 and Greening the Economies of Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia” which analyzed measures related to COVID-19 in 11 EECCA (Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia) countries and assessed their potential to advance the transition to a greener, climate-resilient, and low-carbon economy. The aim of this project is to further develop a detailed report on cases of particular EECCA countries, namely Armenia, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.
This study aims to investigate the community needs of the population in Pankisi Gorge. The corresponding survey will enable the Pankisi Community Organization to gather valid data regarding pressing issues prevalent in targeted villages and to advocate these issues at the local level.
The project is designed to create a platform to stimulate constructive and systematic policy debate among different political and social groups of Georgian society.
The goal of the project is to exchange experiences and innovative solutions quickly and efficiently across regions in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, so that cities in GIZ’s Connective Cities Network can better prepare for the effects of the pandemic and increase the efficiency of their responses to local outbreaks. To attain this goal, PMCG will conduct research and moderate virtual events within the international network of the GIZ-funded Connective Cities platform. The themes of research and virtual events will be health, business, and governance in relation to the pandemic response at municipal level.