Bogouta, Gregor: Overview of Georgian Book Policy, Recommendations. Project STAGE, 2002.

Cultural Policy and Action Department, November 2003. Project STAGE Directorate General IV – Education, Culture and Heritage, Youth and Sport, 2003.

European Commission: Overview of Georgian Cultural Policy. Brussels: European Commission, 2002.

Georgian National Communication Commission: The 2004 Report. Tbilisi: Georgian National Communication Commission, 2004.

Gunia-Kuznetsova, Nino: On Urgent Measures for Implementation of Cultural Policy. Materials from Conference "Cultural Policy – Priorities and Strategy". Tbilisi: YTA Union, 2001.

Gunia-Kuznetsova, Nino; Shatirishvili, Zaza; Kipiani, Nana; Arabuli, Koba; Baliashvili, Marina; Gegenava, Theona: Tbilisi Culture and Tourism Concept. Tbilisi 2004. Tbilisi Municipality, Tbilisi City Municipality Service for Culture and Sport, Fund for Saving Culture.

Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Research and Art Development: Materials from conference Cultural Policy – New Art - Exhibitions – Debates – Documentation – Interactive. Tbilisi, 2003.

Landry, Charles: Tbilisi City Cultural Strategy: The Next Steps.

Ministry of Culture of Georgia: National Report 2001. Tbilisi:Ministry of Culture of Georgia, 2001.

Ministry of Culture, Monument Protection and Sport of Georgia: State Programmes. Tbilisi: Ministry of Culture, Protection of Monuments and Sports of Georgia, 2004.

National Report on Cultural Heritage Policies. 2003.

Periodic Report on the Application of the World Heritage Convention. 2004.

Project Strategic direction of management plan for historical part of Tbilisi. Tbilisi: National Committee of ICOMOS, 2003.

Strategic documents

Published studies


Cultural policy making bodies

Parliament of Georgia / Committee for Education, Sciences, Culture and Sports

Ministry of Culture and Sport of Georgia

President's Administration of Georgia

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Ministry of Education, Science Culture and Sport of Georgia

National Agency for Cultural Heritage Preservation of Georgia

Ministry of Economic Development of Georgia

Ministry of Finance of Georgia

Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia

Architecture and Construction Inspection

Professional associations

YTA Union                                     

Grant-giving bodies

Cartu Group-Cartu Bank

Open Society Georgia Foundation (Soros Foundation)

Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Representative Office in Georgia

South Caucasus Regional Office of the Heinrich-Boll-Foundation

British Council Georgia Office

Eurasia Partnership Foundation

SOCO Foundation

Cultural research and statistics

State Department for Statistics of Georgia

Georgian National Academy of Sciences (GNAS)                                             

G. Chubinashvili National Research Centre for Georgian Art History and Heritage Preservation

Georgian National Commission for UNESCO

ICOMOS Georgian national Committee (International Council on Monuments and Sites)   

Centre for Archaeological Research, TransCaucasus Journal of Anthropological Archaeology

Heritage & Modernity Association

Stichting Caucasus Foundation (SCF)

Georgian Arts & Culture Centre

Caucasian House- Centre for Cultural Relations of Georgia

Public Movement Multinational Georgia

National Archives of Georgia

Georgia Archives

Georgia Department of Archives & History

Culture / arts portals

Arts and Culture Centre

New Art Union

Caucasus Art

Eastern Promotion

National Filmography


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