From the Rose revolution in 2003 to its short war with Russia in 2008, which subequently lead to declarations of independence by South Ossetia and Abkhazia, Georgia’s post-Soviet transition remains beset with complications.

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GCCT Members in Georgia

1) Institute for Peace and Harmonious Development

IPHD mission’s is to promote peace education, conflict resolution and civil development on the local, regional and international level. IPHD works to encourage youth, refugees and other vulnerable groups to participate in peacebuilding, cultural, social and economic processes to strengthen their integration in society. IPHD also develop public diplomacy efforts, whilst engaging women and other focus groups in peacebuilding processes. Read more…


2) Civil Forum for Peace

The Georgian-Ossetian Civil Forum was founded in 2007 in the initiative of Georgian and Ossetian civil society activists and NGO’s with the support of Dutch peace organization IKV PAX Christi. With the aim of building trust and creating peaceful atmosphere of coexistence in Georgian and Ossetian societies, the Civil Forum for Peace promotes dialogue between the divided groups. Read more…


3) Go Group Media

Go Group Media sees its mission as contributing to transformation of the conflicts in Georgia and broader South Caucasus by enhancing the quality of media and citizen journalism throughout the region. Read more…


4) Women’s Information Center

The Women’s Information Center (WIC) is a non-governmental, non-profit and non-partisan organization, which is specialized in the sphere of protection of women’s rights, promotion of gender equality and provision of relevant information to public. Read more…


A protest against the Russian invasion of Georgia (photograph by pntphoto, published under a Creative Commons license).