On November 20, the seventh meeting of the project “Women, Peace, Security” was held, chaired by Major Zoya Kurtanidze.
Ms. Zoya has many years of experience in defense and security. Since 2007 he has been serving in various positions in the Defense Forces. He is also a participant in the 2008 war, having twice participated in peacekeeping missions in Afghanistan. He has taken numerous courses both abroad and in Georgia. Notable among them are the US Personnel Management course, as well as the Gender Advisor course in Sweden, and so on. I have a TSU Master’s Degree in Gender Studies. She is currently the Gender Advisor to the Gender Equality Monitoring Group at the Ministry of Defense. In addition, he is a career manager at the Military Personnel Management Center of the General Staff of the Ministry of Defense.
The topic of the meeting was: “Women’s Involvement in the Military Field and Gender Equality”
On November 12, the fifth meeting of the project “Women, Peace and Security” was held, chaired by Mr. Giorgi Kanashvili.
Mr. George holds a Master’s degree in Russian, Eastern European, and Eurasian Studies from the University of Glasgow, as well as a Master’s degree in International Relations from Ilia State University. In 2011-2018, he held the position of Executive Director of the non-governmental organization “Caucasian House”. Mr. Giorgi Kanashvili has been actively involved in the Georgian-Ossetian, Georgian-Abkhazian and Georgian-Russian peace dialogue for years. He is the author and co-author of a number of academic, analytical and research papers, as well as a visiting lecturer at the International University of the Black Sea.
The topic of the meeting was: “Conflict Analysis, the Example of Georgia”
On November 10, the fourteenth, final meeting of the Diplomacy Week was held, chaired by Ms. Kelly Degnan.
Since 2020, he has been the US Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Georgia. Ms. Kelly Degnan has 30 years of experience in the diplomatic, political and military fields in various state structures or international organizations in Georgia, Italy, Botswana, Turkey, Afghanistan, etc.
The topic of the meeting was: “US-Georgia relations”
On November 9, the thirteenth meeting of the Diplomacy Week was held, chaired by Mr. Mariusz Mashkievich.
Since 2016, he has been the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Poland to Georgia. Mr. Mariusz Mashkievich has many years of experience in both state structures and academia.
The topic of the meeting was: “Polish-Georgian relations”