"To save succeeding generations from the scourge of war, which twice in our lifetime has brought untold sorrow to mankind,
and to reaffirm faith in fundamental human rights, in the dignity and worth of the human person, in the equal rights of men and women and of nations large and small, and to establish conditions under which justice and respect for the obligations arising from treaties and other sources of international law can be maintained, and to promote social progress and better standards of life in larger freedom,"
UN Charter, Preamble
Georgia’s Old and New Public Health Challenges Demand Coordinated Response
The steps undertaken in recent years to strengthen Georgia`s public health system turned out insufficient in the face of the pandemic. To achieve a more functional management system, novel visions are needed to revisit the problem and bring about fundamental changes.
Zura Samarghanishvili, Program Officer at UNAG, shares his views on the limitations of formal education and how non-formal education can help reengineer conservative teaching and learning methodologies.
Georgia has to counter disinformation in Russia’s long shadow
There is a lot of talk in the past years about anti-democratic powers “weaponizing” information as a part of hybrid military operations, and for achieving their foreign policy objectives of undermining the democratic governments. Our co-founder Jaba Devdariani shares his thoughts.
There has long been a lot of talks about Georgia`s progressive and business-friendly environment, but many can`t yet benefit from these positive developments. This is particularly true for young people, a group still trying to take their first steps on a labor market, only to find themselves alone in a heavy employment struggle shared by older generations. UNA Georgia`s Rusudan Chanturia is sharing her thoughts about employment in Georgia`s youth.
United Nations Association of Georgia (UNA Georgia) is a local nonprofit that has worked since 1995 to encourage, support and safeguard the democratic aspirations of the people of Georgia. UNAG works to protect human rights, promote freedom of speech, advance good governance, and stimulate meaningful national discussions through encouraging citizen participation in the processes and decisions that affect their lives.
UNAG has been a member of the World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) since 1996, a non-governmental body that unites more than 100 UNAs worldwide. In 2003, UNAG became the recipient of World Tolerance Award by the Friends of United Nations, and the Champion of Tolerance award in 2010 by the Ethnic Minority Council at the Public Defender of Georgia, for UNAG’s contribution to promoting tolerance and diversity in Georgia.