The eleventh issue of CIVICUS is about the transformation process of values as the main challenge of modern society. Here you will be introduced to the chain of obstacles, which has accompanied the changes in the social, political and cultural spheres. The issue refers to the inevitability of the changes, its advantages and benefits, as a main indicator of the progress. The side effects of this process are also discussed in the articles. The authors seek to answer the following questions: How does the society benefit from the transformation of the values? How do people get used to this process? From where does the desire for change come? How does this process effect strengthening and improvement of political institutions? How do the public attitudes change during this process?

The tenth issue of CIVICUS is about regional development, as a determinative factor of the state power. Here you will be introduced to the problems and challenges, which exists in the periphery areas of the country. Solving these problems and challenges should be one of the main priorities for the state. The authors of CIVICUS talk about their experiences in the regions, problems and situation they saw there.
Besides, the local self-government, its main concept and importance and in this terms the current situation in Georgia is discussed in this issue of CIVICUS. The authors seek to answer the following questions: What is the self-government? What kind of role does it have in the country’s democratization process? What obstacles does it face? How can they be solved?

The ninth issue of CIVICUS is about peace. Here you can read the interview with Nino Nanitashvili, a young scientist who has created an intellectual game in collaboration with Google Developers team which aims to promote peace emotions among the conflict regions. Also, you will see the articles about the first female Nobel Peace Prize laureate, „the tragedy of pacifist parliamentarian” – the portrait of Karl Liebknecht, the film “Platoon” and the idea of peace according to Ernst Hemingway.
In the article by Baljit Singh Grewal you will find the answers to the following questions: What does the concept of positive and negative peace mean according to Galtung? What are the similarities and differences between them? Also, here you can read how the street piano has become the symbol of peace in Ukraine.

The eighth issue of CIVICUS is about Europe. The authors are discussing European society, its main challenges, education, youth issues, culture and politics. What is the difference between Europe and Georgia in terms of protecting cultural heritage? What is the situation in Tbilisi in this field? Is Europe going through the preparatory phase for the Islamization? Is the threat of Brexit real? You can find the answers to these question in this issue of CIVICUS.
Also, here you can read the review of Michel Houellebecq's Submission and Federico Fellini’s The Great Beauty, as well as the Georgian students’ experience of studying abroad and the main directions of European university life.

The seventh issue of CIVICUS is about gender-related issues. Here you can read the speech Kato Mikeladze wasn’t allowed to give during the National Congress of Georgia. You will also be introduced to several articles and interviews about women’s movements, emancipation, domestic violence, women’s public role. The authors will try to answer the following questions: Can there be any kind of connection between kindergartens and emancipation of women? Is sex and professional choice somehow connected? Is the Georgian woman “the recluse”? Is it possible that women can become underprivileged again?
In this issue, you will also read the review of Margaret Atwood’s Handmaid’s Tale and the interview with Nino Bekishvili who talks about the Voices from Chernobyl by Svetlana Alexievich. Alexievich is the fourteenth female writer who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.