Farewell Address Competition

FarewellFarewell Address of NATO Secretary General – Essay and Public speaking competition

YATA Georgia with the supports of Information Center on NATO and EU and The Embassy of Romania in Tbilisi, in a capacity of NATO Contact Point Embassy in Georgia (CPE) presents Farewell Address Competition.

Participants will pick one certain secretary general from the time of the establishment of NATO to the very recent and will be asked to write two-page farewell address for him, which will mainly be the summary of the events, achievements or failures that have happened during that period of NATO’s history. More

The role of Euro-Atlantic Integration in shaping Georgian Foreign Policy and its influence to Armenia and Azerbaijan

CaucasusThe purpose of the policy brief is to describe the successful factors of the Euro-Atlantic integration policy in shaping Georgian foreign policy. The second part of the paper will examine the influence of Georgia’s integrated Foreign Policy on Armenia and Azerbaijan. I would like to examine what kind of influence can Georgia’s newly Westernized policy have on Armenia and Azerbaijan. Georgia has become a more pro-Western strategic state and has been striving for membership of Euro-Atlantic Alliance among other neighboring countries in the South Caucasus. The state’s pro-Western stance and desire to join EU and NATO is against Russian Empire and its foreign policies. The Georgian government is eager to join NATO, mentioning that they don’t have other alternative choices.

Georgia is a member of Eastern Partnership and a priority country of the European Neighborhood Policy. Still, EU continues to support Georgia’s efforts to become a member of the EU. And, at the same time the country is actively involved in the integration process to NATO and reveals its desire to become a member to the North Atlantic Alliance. Presently, Georgia has chosen the way of becoming a member of EU and NATO in order to enhance its capacities through Western values. More