The first stage of the " Online – Vote- O- Meter – Voters’ Advice Application" for the 2021 local self-government elections in Zugdidi Municipality has been completed.

According to the answers given in the application, 8️3% of the population believe that in Zugdidi Municipality there is a need to improve e-services and increase the population's access to local e-programs and services. The same number consider that, it is necessary to assess the infrastructural, technical and human resource needs of outpatient clinics in the villages and ensure their proper functioning. 8️0️% mentions that local self-government should be involved in the process of preventing and combating the COVID-19 pandemic in the region. 7️8% think that women should be proportionally involved in management and decision-making positions in local municipality.

Zugdidi voters still have the opportunity to find out which party is closest to their views and to make an informed choice in the second round as well.

Please see the application at: http://onlinemricxveli.ge/vote/voting/2021-2/

 

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

 women’s Foundation (Sweden)

For the local self-government elections in Zugdidi Municipality, the Fund „Sukhumi” introduced a model that is successful in Europe - an online “ Vote- O- Meter” – Voters’ Advice Application to inform the voters in pre- election period.

Tbilisi Representative Office of the Fund "Sukhumi" actively cooperates with political parties. The following political entities took part in filling out the application: "Shalva Natelashvili - Georgian Labor Party", "Girchi - More Freedom", "Lelo for Georgia", "Giorgi Vashadze - Strategy Aghmashenebeli", "European Georgia ", GP "Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia ","United National Movement".

 

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

 women’s Foundation (Sweden)

At the end of the project, the last, fourth report, “Public Administration Reform (PAR) Roadmap Monitoring in 8 municipalities of Western Georgia”, was published. The publication was prepared by the Fund "Sukhumi" in partnership with Imereti Scientists’ Union "Spectri" and the Fund of Women Entrepreneurs.

In frames of monitoring, the work of local self-government in terms of efficiency, transparency and inclusiveness was assessed in Khoni, Bagdati, Terjola, Vani, Ozurgeti, Lanchkhuti, Tsageri and Ambrolauri municipalities.

The latest report shows what was done after the previous three monitorings, how the recommendations were implemented, what are the changes and progress in improving e-services in 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 project is implemented with the support the European Union - #EU4Georgia

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

The research: “Needs Assessment of Women and Youth according to the Gender Responsive Early Warning System (GREWS)” was carried out in 6 municipalities (Kutaisi, Khoni, Tskaltubo, Senaki, Tsalenjikha, Zugdidi),

This system is an important tool for early response to the society's problems in terms of improving the quality of human security.

1024 people took part in the quantitative research, in addition, 24 focus group meetings and 24 in-depth interviews were held.

In July Women Initiative Groups developed advocacy plans, and advocacy campaigns based on identified needs are planned in August – September.

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".

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

“Assessment of Population Needs in 8 Municipalities of Western Georgia in the Process of Public Administration Reform (PAR) - Consolidated Report” - is the title of a new publication prepared within 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

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