The Institute of Civic Society is a non-profit organization with 7 members that aims to support the development of NGOs, carry out community-building activities, and facilitate a dialogue between the Government of Georgia and the various NGOs. The organization publishes a newsletter entitled "Dialogue-21". Levan Berdiashvili, director of the Institute of Civic Society, is also an assistant professor at Tbilisi State University. He has written many articles including "Basic Principles of Civic Society", "NGO Creation Process", and "Civic Society Building in Georgia".
Last updated: January 1997
A print version of much of the information contained in this NIS Third Sector Organizations section can be found in the The Post-Soviet Handbook (Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1999).