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?