One of the chief goals of the centre is to provide scouts in Rustavi with facilities for their indoor and outdoor activities as well as a permanent office to deal with all administrative matters of the organization. The buildings are designed for this purpose. The centre is also available to other youth groups in Georgia, e.g. from the capital Tbilisi, and as a location for special events (training courses, seminars, planning weekends, etc.) In addition, the International Scout Centre Rustavi generates income by renting its facilities to third parties: The centre can be used by school and university groups as well as non-governmental organizations looking for a venue for residential study weeks and meeting. The centre offers overnight accommodations for tourists, groups and individuals.

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Workshop on Promoting Cooperation between Local Governments and Youth CSOs’’ was held on 10-11 June, 2017 in Rustavi, Georgia. Representatives of local non-governmental organizations and local governments from Rustavi, Bolnisi, Gardabani, Dmanisi, Tetritskaro, Marneuli and Tsalka Municipalities participated in the workshop. The workshop participants identified the problems and challenges about cooperation between local NGOs and local governments; Experts from partner organizations shared experience of Poland and Hungary about cooperation between civil sector and local governments; Participants elaborated draft outline of strategy, action plan and recommendations promoting cooperation between local governments and local NGOs. Project is financially supported by the International Visegrad Fund and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.