Giorgi Tshekhani, HSOJ Head of Administration, explains software content.


Magistrates’ School Unveils State-of-the-Art Website and Portal in Georgia


On February 6, the High School of Justice (HSOJ) presented its new website and web-portal to the public.  The HSOJ leadership explained that the software package, developed by the Georgian company Idea Design with the support of EWMI through the Judicial Independence and Legal Empowerment Project (JILEP), includes three major elements:  1) a new organization website; 2) an online catalogue of...


Cambodia’s Community Peace-Building Network (CPN) constructively addresses human rights issues by linking communities and dialoguing with government.


“People know their rights and are ready to claim them”


EWMI’s Program on Rights and Justice II (PRAJ II), funded by USAID, came to an end in December 2014 after six years of activity.  Designed to build the foundation of support for reform of the justice sector in Cambodia, the program worked to strengthen the voice of civil society in promoting change while helping Cambodian legal institutions continue their reform efforts.

Through a...


Photo: Allan Michaud


EWMI Partners with WRI to Monitor Deforestation


East West Management Institute’s Open Development Initiative (ODI) and World Resources Institute (WRI) are teaming up to monitor and fight deforestation, protecting the lives of 70 million people living along the Mekong Delta.

EWMI's ODI supports an open data and information platform that uses visually compelling mapping data to track development trends on a country and regional level,...



Coalition Meets with Georgian President to Discuss Chief Justice Selection Process


On January 16, the Coalition for an Independent and Transparent Judiciary, supported by EWMI-JILEP, met with President Giorgi Margvelashvili to discuss the process of selecting a new Chief Justice to replace Kote Kublashivili whose term comes to an end in February 2015.  The Georgian Constitution gives the President the power to nominate a...


Dereck Hogan, Chargé d’Affaires of the U.S. Embassy in Baku during the ribboncutting ceremony in Garalar village, Sabirabad


EWMI Increases Access to Medical Care in Azerbaijan


In December 2014, news spread among citizens of the Aran region that their access to quality medical care was about to improve with the inauguration of three new Medical Points - two in Imishli and one in Sabirabad. The new Medical Points, rebuilt with support from EWMI’s Socio-Economic Development Activity (SEDA) in Azerbaijan, will provide nearly 3,000 people with easier access to improved...