BRIDGE - Innovation and Development

BRIDGE - Innovation and Development (BRIDGE) is a young and fast growing non-governmental organization operating in Georgia, driven by its vision of Georgia free of poverty and suffering.

BRIDGE Founded in 2015, is a spin-off organization of Oxfam in Georgia, with a commitment to sustain grassroot connections and partnerships and supporting agriculture and rural development, advancing gender equality and women’s rights, with a focus on rural women and youth and building resilient communities to reduce poverty and stimulate economic growth.

BRIDGE draws on practical skills and experience in advocacy and policy oversight areas, and in campaigns and influencing for pro-poor and gender sensitive policies. These approaches include a strong emphasis on the bottom-up principle of policy development through capacitating, engaging and empowering local civil society actors.

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Resilience Forum

Resilience Forum
29 November 2018

On 29th of November 2018 Emergency Management Service and International Organization "Save the Children" in partnership with Bridge-Innovation and Development (BRIDGE) hold another National Resilience Forum that aimed to engage members of academic and science institutions in the working process of the resilience platform.

The event was attended by the representatives of government bodies, international and local organizations, members of academic and science institutions involved in Natural Disaster Risk Reduction activities. 
The resilience platforms unite representatives of state academic and scientific institutions, local and international organizations and private sector. The platform will work to define the priorities and to achieve concrete goals regarding the reduction and prevention of the natural disasters throughout the country.
Disaster Risk Reduction National Resilience Platform will be based on (UNSDR) standards.
The forum was held within the project “Institutionalization, Replication and Dissemination of ECHO DRR interventions in South Caucasus” funded by the European Commission’s Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Department (ECHO)” The project is implemented in Georgia and Armenia in terms of Disaster Risk Reduction 5th phase and it aims to institutionalize, replicate and disseminate good practices and models of DIPECHO program previous phases in the regions of Georgia

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