Articles about Georgia

Peacebuilding prospects in Abkhazia

By Tamar Lagurashvili: Whilst the conflict between Georgians and Abkhazians has contributed to icy relations, local organisations on the ground have an important role to play in rebuilding trust, says Tamar Lagurashvili. Read more »

Cross-border history: archaeologists for peace in Georgia

By Tornike Zurabashvili: Cultural peacebuilding: a research initiative is allowing archaeologists in Abkhazia and South Ossetia to access Georgian archives on their shared history. Read more »

20 years of filming conflicts: building trust through documentaries in Georgia

By Tornike Zurabashvili: Tornike Zurabashvili, looks at the work of Studio Re who work on both sides of the conflict to share stories of peace and reconciliation. Read more »

Women, violence and peace in the South Caucasus: a regional perspective

By Sinéad Walsh: Sinéad Walsh looks at development of women’s rights in the South Caucasus and how grassroots organisations are being supported. Read more »

Gaming for peace in Georgia

By Heather Yundt: A new approach to bringing youth together is being tried out around the world, writes Heather Yundt. Read more »

Language policy in Georgia – bringing people together or keeping them apart?

By Sandra Veloy: Sandra Veloy discusses the complex relationship between language, conflict and politics in the South Caucasus. Read more »

The importance of local peacebuilding in Georgia

By Nicholas Barker: Nicholas Barker discusses how ongoing local peacebuilding efforts risk being overlooked by the geopolitical concerns in Georgia and South Ossetia. Read more »

International volunteering and local peacebuilding

By Nicholas Barker: Nicholas Barker, an EVS volunteer in Georgia, discusses how international volunteers can contribute to local peacebuilding. Read more »

Borders of war: the impact of South Ossetia's new border

By Mikel Venhovens: Mikel Venhovens explains the causes and consequences of borderization in South Ossetia Read more »