Study Visit - Call For Participants



20 April – 03 May 2015

Georgia & Abkhazia, Tbilisi, Kutaisi, Sukhumi

20 April – 3 May 2015 (14 days)

22 youth active people from Caucasus countries and the Czech

Republic Where: Different cities and NGOs in Georgia (Tbilisi, Kutaisi) and
Abkhazia (Sukhumi)

you interested in civic activism and human rights or environmental themes?
Let’s explore the reality of Caucasian NGO’s and meet active people from Czech

are searching for participants:

- active people (students, volunteers or other people working in NGOs or other

- interested in different fields (human rights, civic activism, ecology and
nature protection, youth, working with disabled people etc.),

- willing to be involved in direct or follow-up activities,

- with communicative level of English or Russian,

- motivated to learn and to be involved,

- no age limit.


- To explore the reality of Czech and Caucasian 
NGOs working on human rights issues,
environmental protection, social issues and youth.

- To learn about work of NGOs and civic initiatives in the South Caucasus.

- To exchange experience with activism and inspire each other.

- To establish new contacts and also develop new cooperation.

description: The study visit Youth Reality aims on direct involvement of young
active people. Participants will visit a plenty of local NGOs working in
different fields – human rights, environment, social themes, youth and kids.
Participants will learn about the everyday “reality”, situations and conditions
to which these NGOs face. Local organizations will present their projects,
campaigns and good practice that could be inspiring for participants. One of
the aims is to offer the space for new partnerships and future projects. During
the study visit, the participants will have an opportunity to prepare common
projects or campaigns, which can be implemented or during the event or
afterwards. The program includes presentations, discussions, open spaces, NGO
market and workshops.

conditions: The accommodation, vegetarian food, local transport and visa costs
to Abkhazia will be provided by hosting organization (NESEHNUTÍ). Travel cost
will be reimbursed at least from 70% (the travel cost will be reimbursed direct
after the study visit).

may download the application form here: APPLICATION

for applications: 20 February 2015.

send the filled application to Zara Sahakyan at with the subject "Study Visit". 

Please note that  any application submitted after the deadline
will not be considered.