The "Civil Society Institute" has organized meetings on 31st of January in Batumi, 1st of February in Zugdidi and 3rd of February in Ozurgeti between the local CSOs and journalists on the topic: CSOs and the Society, Challenges and Prospects.
The meeting aimed at promoting the efficiency of CSOs and improved communication with the public.
At the meeting the competition for the regional media journalists was announced on the topic: "Civil Activity!" The competition aims to promote a broader and deeper coverage of civil activities, CSO activities and the citizen initiatives.
Further, the preliminary brief results of the regional print media monitoring were presented at the meeting. Monitoring was carried out to study the coverage of CSO and self-government activities in the regional print media.
In addition, the meeting participants were briefed about interesting legislative updates relevant for CSOs (taxation of not-for-profit legal entities, state grants, etc.).
The meeting triggered huge interest and the participants actively engaged in the discussion.