Georgia

In 2007, Eurasia Foundation set up Eurasia Partnership Foundation (EPF) as an independent organization with offices in each of the South Caucasus countries as part of its strategy to establish partner foundations throughout the region. EPF Georgia seeks to empower people to affect change for social justice and economic prosperity through hands-on programs, helping them to improve their communities and their own lives.EF’s current programs in Armenia include:

EF’s current programs in Georgia include:

The Caucasus Research Resource Centers (CRRC) are a network of resource, research and training centers in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia. CRRC seeks to strengthen social science research and public policy analysis in the South Caucasus. A partnership between the Carnegie Corporation of New York, EF, EPF, and local universities, CRRC increases the accessibility of high-quality research resources and strengthens the capacity of and the collaboration between social science researchers and policy practitioners.

  • The Caucasus Barometer is CRRC’s flagship household survey. As the largest coordinated annual data collection effort in the South Caucasus, the survey examines household composition and social and political attitudes in Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia.
  • CRRC has received more than 100,000 views of its 20 instructional videos on YouTube, which cover topics like sampling, questionnaire development, elementary statistical analysis using SPSS and report writing.
  • In Georgia, CRRC research on media monitoring, voting and political attitudes was frequently cited by leading politicians and appeared in Georgia’s primary news sources ahead of the 2012 parliamentary elections.

For information on EPF’s current programs, visit their website at Eurasia Partnership Foundation.