On February 10, 2017 Center for civic engagement in Gori hosted students from Shida Kartli region partner schools of civics education Momavlis Taoba program. Students presented projects carried out for the benefit of their schools and communities. Exhibition of posters reflecting the work of students was presented as well.
In January and February, 2017 and Youth Forums were held in all regions of Georgia. Youth Forums help students to identify the needs, critical for their schools and communities and address local decision-makers with these problems.
Georgia Community Action and Linkages for Legal Socialization Program (GE CALLS), in cooperation with Georgian Ministry of Internal Affairs, organized a training – “Community Policing in Practice” that was held at Police Academy of Georgia on January 23 – 26, 2017.
The Aim of the training was to provide a foundation in the theory and practice of community policing. Promote community-based problem- solving strategies to address the underlying causes of crime and disorder and the fear of crime.
On January 18, 2017 Tbilisi Didube Plaza conference hall hosted students from Tbilisi partner schools of civics education Momavlis Taoba program. Students presented projects carried out for the benefit of their schools and communities. Exhibition of posters reflecting the work of students was presented as well.
Early marriage is one of the problems in Pankisi Gorge populated with ethnic Kists. Through the USAID funded Momavlis Taoba project, school students of Omalo public school conducted information campaign to increase public awareness about women rights.
Tenth grade students of Surami village public school #2 in Khashuri municipality implemented a class project “Become a Green Citizen”. The project aimed to increase public awareness about protection of the environment. At the presentation of the project students organized a demonstration of the film "Nature is Speaking - Mother Nature", conducted a discussion and distributed information material.
Tenth grade students of the Village of Surami public school #2 in Khashuri municipality initiated a move to promote a healthy lifestyle among their peers. Students invited medical personnel to the school from Khashuri medical center, who spoke about the negative influence on health from smoking, using alcohol or drugs and prevention of HIV/AIDs. After the meeting a thematic film was presented and discussions were held.
Tenth grade students of the village Khtisi public school in Khashuri municipality marked the International Day of Tolerance with charity activities. They collected food and other presents and visited vulnerable, lonely, elderly people of the village. During the visit they also conducted various necessary tasks - cutting firewood, carrying water and so on, and then spent the evening with them.