The Memorandum of
Cooperation will be executed on December 4 in the Saburtalo District Local
Administration between the Saburtalo District Local Administration and the
Civil Society Institute. The Memorandum provides for setting up Public Councils
in the Saburtalo District.
A Public Council will be a consulting body
functioning with the Saburtalo Local Administration. It will serve public
interests and facilitate citizen participation in the self-government
activities, and development and submission of civil initiatives,
recommendations and opinions.
The Council will consist of citizens over 16
years of age residing in the Saburtalo District, and representatives of
business, media and CSOs. Citizens will be elected to the Council based on
Registration of potential members of a Public
Council will be launched from 1 February 2015 and the first Council sitting
will take place on 15 May 2015.
Three Public Councils will be set up in total, in
the following 3 territorial units - sub-districts of the Saburtalo District:
a) Dighomi, Vashlijvari;
b) Vedzisi, Kazbegi, Gotua, Saburtalo Street;
c) Kostava, Bakhtrioni, Dolidze, Khiliani.
The project will be implemented through joint
partnership of the Civil Society Institute and the Saburtalo District Local
Administration, with support of the "Open Society - Georgia"