Projects


Support to Security Sector Oversight Bodies in Georgia
Oct, 2021

The overall objective of this action is to increase human security in Georgia by enhancing the accountability of security-related actors. In particular, the project aims to consolidate and strengthen the role and activities of independent oversight bodies in Georgia in line with best EU and international practices.

Start Date: Oct 2021
End Date: Oct 2024
Region: Caucasus
Country: Georgia
Client: EU Delegation to Georgia
Origin of Funding: European Commission
Mapping of Educational and Employment Opportunities in Georgia
Oct, 2021

The objectives of the study are ​​to overview labor market and retraining and training providers in Georgia, as well as to provide analyses to be used to map educational and employment opportunities in Georgia. 

Start Date: Sep 2021
End Date: Dec 2021
Region: Caucasus
Country: Georgia
Client: International Organization for Migration
Origin of Funding: International Organization for Migration
Consulting Services for: Telavi Supervision Consultant – Telavi Water Supply Project
Oct, 2021

The Telavi water supply project will be implemented under the Sustainable Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Development Program. The water supply system of the city was initially developed in the 1930s after which fundamental reconstruction was undertaken in 1966. However, no major measures have been implemented since then, except for some partial rehabilitation works in 2006-2008 and 2014–2017.

Start Date: Sep 2021
End Date: Dec 2023
Region: Caucasus
Country: Georgia
Client: The United Water Supply Company of Georgia (UWSCG)
Origin of Funding: Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Summative Evaluation of the Canada-Ukraine Trade and Investment Support Project (CUTIS)
Sep, 2021

The purpose of this evaluation is to share the results achieved by the Canada-Ukraine Trade and Investment Support (CUTIS) project with key stakeholders, and to enhance future programming regarding economic growth by recommending ways to strengthen the involvement of Ukrainian SMEs in trade and investment.

Start Date: Aug 2021
End Date: Feb 2022
Region: Eastern Europe and Balkans
Country: Ukraine
Client: Minister for International Development acting through the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development by the Canadian Embassy in Ukraine
Origin of Funding: Minister for International Development acting through the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development by the Canadian Embassy in Ukraine
Taking Stock of Ethnic Minority Participation in the Public Service
Sep, 2021

The study aims to support interventions pursuant to both more balanced and inclusive ethnic representation in the public service, and the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) (indicator 16.7.1b). For this purpose, the research focuses on several goals including: studying the demographic characteristics of the public sector in Georgia; understanding the challenges faced by underrepresented groups (i.e. ethnic minorities) in gaining employment in the public agencies of Georgia; and exploring the challenges and gaps in the existing data collection and analysis methods and their compatibility with SDG 16.7.1b.

Start Date: Aug 2021
End Date: Jan 2022
Region: Caucasus
Country: Georgia
Client: UNDP
Origin of Funding: UNDP
The Development of COVID-19 Recovery Solutions at Municipal Level in the Areas of Digitalization and Crisis Management in the SEE Region
Sep, 2021

The objective of the project is to support cities’ resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic by arranging capacity-building activities and targeted support in the directions of digitalization and crisis management in the southeastern Europe (SEE) region, and promoting the Connective Cities Network’s development through more active and practical involvement.

Start Date: Aug 2021
End Date: Dec 2021
Region: Eastern Europe and Balkans
Country: Eastern Europe and Balkans
Client: German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ)
Origin of Funding: German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ)
Research on the Economic Impact of Foreign Students in Georgia
Sep, 2021

The research project aims to assess the impact of foreign students on both the Georgian economy in general and on the Georgian higher education system in particular.

Start Date: Aug 2021
End Date: Oct 2021
Region: Caucasus
Country: Georgia
Client: International Centre For Migration Policy Development (ICMPD)
Origin of Funding: International Centre For Migration Policy Development (ICMPD)
Public Policy Discourse and Dialogue Platform – 2021 (KAS)
Sep, 2021

This project is targeted at creating a platform to stimulate constructive and systematic policy debate among different political and social groups in Georgian society. Among other goals, the project aims to encourage young researchers in Georgia to publish valuable policy research papers on important policy issues. ​

Start Date: Jul 2021
End Date: Oct 2021
Region: Caucasus
Country: Georgia
Client: Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation
Origin of Funding: Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation
Mining Investment Promotion in Georgia
Aug, 2021

The National Agency of Mines (NAM) of Georgia has started a modernization process with the general aim of improving the sustainability of the mining sector and boosting investments therein. One of the key priorities is to support the growth of Georgia’s GDP and its rural development, by attracting investments in the mining sector. This assignment will support the NAM in this regard by improving the attractiveness of the country’s mineral potential for investors and responsible mining companies.

Start Date: Jun 2021
End Date: May 2022
Region: Caucasus
Country: Georgia
Client: World Bank
Origin of Funding: World Bank
Strengthening Knowledge and Capacities Regarding Design and Implementation of Free Trade Agreements Involving Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Countries
Jul, 2021

The project’s primary objective is to strengthen knowledge and capacities of the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) countries regarding the design and implementation of free trade agreements (FTAs). The CAREC Program is a partnership of 11 countries and development partners working together to promote development through cooperation, leading to accelerated economic growth and poverty reduction. It is guided by the overarching vision of “Good Neighbors, Good Partners, and Good Prospects.”

Start Date: Jun 2021
End Date: Jun 2023
Region: Caucasus, Central Asia, South Asia
Country: Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Pakistan, China
Client: Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Origin of Funding: Asian Development Bank (ADB)

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