Policy Documents


Civil Society Institute (CSI) has published a publication “Policy Documents” in the framework of the project “Georgian Applied Research Facility – Regional Development” (GARF RD).

This publication is the first volume of public policy papers developed as part of the Regional Development Program and includes five policy papers on the following topics:

1.Border, trans-border and trans-national regional cooperation;
2.Territorial optimization – urban and rural development;
3.Compliance of regional and infrastructural development policy with the priorities of the EU Association Agreement;
4.Local transport;
5.Public utility sector – water supply.

This publication is designed for representatives of Georgia’s central and local authorities, as well as Georgian and international analytical centers and academic circles, so that Georgia’s regional development is discussed widely.

Publication is developed by the Civil Society Institute with financial support from the EU. Author organizations are responsible for its content: “Caucasus University Fund”, “Gori Information Center”, “Economic Policy Research Center” (EPRC), “Center for Strategic Research and Development of Georgia” (CSRDG), “International Foundation for Sustainable Development – Georgia”.