CDD - Center for Development and Democracy, strives to achieve its vision of fostering an open, democratic, inclusive, free, and consolidated society in Georgia.


CDD is dedicated to advancing Georgia's EU and Euro-Atlantic integration through fostering dialogue among stakeholders, raising community awareness, advocating for positive change, empowering youth, and promoting truth against disinformation and propaganda.


CDD is committed to promoting democracy through the principles of the rule of law, election observation, gender equality, civil society development, advocacy, voter education, media literacy, and enhancing civic awareness and participation in reform efforts.

Welcome to the official website of CDD!

It brings me immense pleasure and pride to introduce you to our organization—a beacon of democratic principles, impartiality, and representation, led by a team brimming with creativity, dynamism, and enthusiasm. Established on February 26, 2008, in Tbilisi, Georgia, CDD stands committed to advancing the development of democracy in our nation and beyond.

We firmly believe in the power of dialogue, consolidation, solidarity, direct communication, engagement, and public diplomacy as catalysts for positive change. Recognizing the significance of inclusivity and unity among diverse societal groups, we champion active participation from all stakeholders on the path towards Georgia's European and Euro-Atlantic integration, as well as the overall advancement of our society.

I extend my heartfelt gratitude to the exceptional team at CDD, as well as to our esteemed members, supporters, partners, and donors, who have accompanied us on this remarkable journey. Together, we embody the spirit of progress, guided by the belief that "Insanity Is Doing the Same Thing Over and Over Again and Expecting Different Results."As Executive Director, I am honored to lead CDD in our pursuit of a brighter, more democratic future for Georgia.

Thank you for visiting our website. We invite you to explore our initiatives, engage with our resources, and join us in our commitment to building a more democratic and prosperous Georgia.

Warm regards,

Ketevan Chachava, Executive Director

Our Team









CDD and the Elections

Election Observation

Voter Education

Promoting the development of political parties

Advocating legislative changes

Monitoring the polling stations


Contact Us

8 Akaki Shanidze St, 0179, Tbilisi