Short Description: This piblication contrasts with the many popular and speculative statements that too often capture the headlines on the future of the civil service and the different HRM- reforms. Instead, it is measured conclusion about new trends and developments in this important policy area.
Short Description: Directory consists of four parts: Directory itself; short description of project; list of organizations and the table with the spheres and types of activities of the organization; short review of public policy organization.
Team of Editors:
Irma Alpenidze, Paata Papava, Zaza Shatirishvili
This publication represents the perceptions of European values and ideas in the contemporary Georgian intellectual context. The authors do not limit themselves by one separate scope and try to look at the whole field of European values and ideas, from culture and education to policy issues.
Modern European values have not appeared instantly on the empty ground. That’s why it is important to not only view the history of European values, but also to inve stigate the intellectual praxis connected with the origins and functioning of those ideas.
Today Georgia strives towards Europe and intends to become the member of European family. Europe , on its part, offers cooperation in the framework of the European Neibourhood Policy. This means that we face a serious goal – to give meanings to the contemporary offers and challenges that reflect the prospects of future.
Short Description: This Issue is the collection of Lisbon Process recommendations. At the Lisbon European Council in March 2000, heads of government committed their governments to a new strategic goal with a target date of 2010. They will work together “to create the most comopetitive and dynemic knowledge-based economy in the world. Capable of sustainable economic growth with more and better jobs and greater social cohension”.
Short Review: The readers will find reviewing and analitical articles based on CTC experience in the field of program directions.Therefore the structure and the content of the edition reflects major strategies and program directions of CTC.
Short review: The report offers to readers the experience and system analisys as well as the results of CTC activity during the year 2011.
Editors : Paata Papava
Short Review: Together with Georgian authors in this edition you will find works of famous european intelectuals.
The final content and format of the edition was greatly influenced by the european research workshops implemented by research department of CTC as well as preparation of master's degree course held at Batumi State Univeristy.
Editors: Paata Papava
Short Review: The publication is about ideas of Europe, phylosophy, literature, society and (post) modernism. Together with Georgian authors the publication represents the translations of articles of famous european intelectuals such as Remi Brague, Pierre Hadot, Niklas Luhmann.
Short review: Regular annual report reviews the achievemnts and projects implemented during the year 2012.
The main activities carried out by CTC relate to civil society capacity building, community development and support to small business development, good governance support in Georgia.
The publication describes the results achieved and lessons learned during implementation of the project “Sustainable integration of the IDP into value creation chains of new settlement areas.
In 2012-2013 a group of researchers conducted the study on labor culture in religious communities of Georgia.
The research was initiated by Centre for Training and Consultancy and was supported by the Interfaculty Institute fir Central and Eastern Europe (IICEE) at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland).
The results of this study should be interesting for social science researchers and the projects working on community development.
In its 2014 edition, CTC reviews main activities carried out during the year.
Civil Society Capacity Building, Community Development and Good Governance Support in Georgia still are the main program directions of CTC.
Main topic of the edition 2015 is the civil campaign “Vote for Education, launched by the coalition “Education for All”. The campaign aims at advocacy of increasing educational financing.
You can find the declaration prepared by the coalition in the magazine.
There are also articles about healthcare and social issues, developing capacities of public institution,
improvement of management system and elaborating public policy practice.
Participation Stimulation In Local Government State Programs - research report conducted by CTC In Georgia, state programs related to regional development are more dominant than municipal programs. Large Infrastructural projects in municipalities are implemented through targeted state programs. Usually, state government defines program content, procedures of project selection, financing, implementation and reporting. For municipality, following existing procedures is the main term for participation. Therefor state programs are important mechanisms to create positive practice of project management in municipalities. Civil participation is a part of above mentioned, that is directly linked to project quality, effective resource usage, corruption risk reduction and etc. The main aim of research was to evaluate citizen participation in state programs via international standards (LAP, OECD) and to elaborate improvement recommendations. Georgian legislation, state strategies and programs were analyzed. Three main instruments of regional development state programs financing were studied, such are:
CTC team launched a project – Local Democracy Development in 2015 based on the new code of self-governance, standards established on the initiative of Open Government Partnership (OGP), and generally, principles of Good Governance. The project aims to support the increase of accountability, transparency and public involvement in municipalities. Detailed information about the project you can find in the publication “Local Democracy Development”
The research aims to evaluate the implementation of the higher education affirmative action policy for national minorities initiated in 2009.
The research was carried out by the Centre for Training and Consultancy within the framework of the United Nations Association of Georgia and USAID's "Promoting Integration, Tolerance and Awareness Program " (PITA)
Care system assessment first report 2017 has been prepared as a result of cooperation between Georgian Care Platform and Centre for Training and Consultancy (CTC). The research is conducted with support of “Health Care and Human Rights Research Centre” (HC&HRRC).
Brief Description: The main purpose of the study “Competitive Advantages of the City of Tbilisi and its Surroundings – Using Smart Specialisations Methodology Components” is to identify and examine competitive economic sectors and subsectors in Tbilisi and its surrounding area. The document is committed to devise relevant recommendations for improving competitiveness of Tbilisi and the neighbouring area which, in turn, will help to increase economic activity and living standards, as well as reduce poverty and unemployment.
The document has been developed by Ilia State University (ISU) and PMC Research Center within the EU founded project “Advancing Regions Sustainable Development Project “(ARSD) impelemted by Center for Training and Consultancy (CTC).
Brief Description: The study ’’The assessment of Kutaisi and its surrounding areas“ identifes competitive advantages of Kutaisi and its neighbouring area. The document examines major/competitive economic sectors and sub-sectors, assess the existing development potential of Kutaisi and its adjacent area and presents recommendations for further development of region.
The document has been developed by LLC “Kutaisi Unversity”, LLC “Grigol Robakidze University” and PMC Research Center within the EU founded project “Advancing Regions Sustainable Development Project “(ARSD) impelemted by Center for Training and Consultancy (CTC).
Brief Description: The study “Georgia’s Black Sea Coastal Functional Region, Its Attraction Centres and Competitive Advantages” presents demarcation and delineation of borders of the Black Sea Coast Functional Region and identifies the main attraction centres within it. The document examines its major/competitive economic sectors and proposes recommendations for further development of region.
The document has been developed by the Department of Human Geography at the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (TSU) and The Caucasus Research Resource Center Georgia (CRRC-Georgia) within the EU founded project “Advancing Regions Sustainable Development Project “(ARSD) impelemted by Center for Training and Consultancy (CTC).