7 Gudiashvili Street, Tbilisi
Tel: (995 77) 415790, (995 32) 999286
Fax: (995 32) 998095
Contact: Levan Berdzenishvili, Chairman
Civic Development International Center (CDIC) is a Georgian non-governmental, not-for-profit organization,
established in June 1996.
Free from all political affiliations and
governmental influence, CDIC is devoted to promoting the process of building
and developing civil society in Georgia.
The activities of the CDIC support the establishment of the conditions of civic
participation and the culture of strategic thinking in the organizational
practice and social life in Georgia.
The problems of macro-social organization are the focus of the CDIC's interests. The CDIC strives to develop a national
model of social organization for Georgia,
taking account of historical conditions, the actual intellectual potential of
the country, and the present state of social consciousness. The CDIC develops
strategies for the development of various social systems, supports the design
of their organizational structures, and promotes the process of change
The CDIC endeavors to establish ideas of an open society and economic
freedom, promotes the realization of a corresponding ideology in adequate
organizational forms, and consistently supports all social forces directed
towards nation-building and the cultural integration of Georgia
with the free world.
Main Goals of CDIC:
of the concept of civic development,
of the third sector's problems,
the historic sources and conditions necessary for the functioning of the
and facilitation of dialogue between NGO/BCOs and
- and support for the creation of
institutions (non-governmental and not-for-profit organizations, community
based organizations, foundations, etc.) of civil society.
Last updated: January 24, 2003