Mayor of Tsalenjikha , Gia Kharchilava, met with the executive director and project managers of the Eastern European Centre for Multiparty Democracy (EECMD).
At the meeting, we discussed a wide range of bilateral relations and prospects for future cooperation.
EECMD will open a new office in Tsalenjikha – “Democracy Hub” in the near future. During the first stage we will concentrate on the following main areas:
- Political education programs;
- Promoting cooperation between the community and the self-government, improving the efficiency of the self-government;
- Development and implementation of civic action plans against anti-democratic propaganda and tendencies.
“My goal is to make the local self-government independent and strong. People have given me the power, and I want to give it back to them. I will do my best to make Tsalenjikha an example of change, progress and democracy,” said Gia Kharchilava.
EECMD has vast experience in political education, political dialogue, fighting anti-democratic propaganda and combating its tendencies. We hope that our experience and activities in this direction will be fruitful and valuable.
“The “Democracy Hub” will be a space for meetings with experts on democratic governance, democratic politics and political activity issues.” – said the Executive Director of EECMD, Levan Tsutskiridze.
The meeting was attended by: Maia Machavariani – Chief Program Coordinator; Salome Mukhuradze – Senior Officer of the Political Party Support Program; Nino Khitarishvili – Senior Officer of the Democracy Education Program; Irine Kurtanidze – Communications Officer. The program managers talked about their programs and opportunities for future collaboration within them.
Mayor of Tsalenjikha, Gia Kharchilava, met with the executive director and project managers of the Eastern European Centre of Multiparty Democracy (EECMD).