The Visit of Georgian Diaspora to Tbilisi

The Centre for Cultural Relations – Caucasian House (Tbilisi, Georgia) invites you to Tbilisi to participate in the upcoming visit of the Georgian diaspora, organized in the framework of the “Georgian-Russian dialogue for peace and cooperation” project.

The purpose of the visit

October, 25-30, the Caucasian House organizes an informative and cultural visit to Tbilisi of the Georgian diaspora representatives residing in Russia. The goal of the event is to maintain and strengthenthe relationships between Georgia’s civil society and the Georgian diaspora in Russia. The participants would be able to establish the necessary contacts and discuss the opportunities of the positive influence on the normalization of the Georgia- Russia bilateral relations.

Only ten participants would be able to take part in the event. They would have an opportunity to meet with the representatives of the Georgian government, local NGOs, experts, and with the representatives of the scientific and educational institutions.The Georgian diaspora members would be able to acquire first source information concerning the current social, political, and cultural environment in Georgia. That would help to form direct contacts, strengthenthe reciprocity and identification of the new possible spheres of cooperation between Georgia and its diaspora in Russia.

The Caucasian House covers all expenses (travel and accommodation).

 

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • Age 22-45
  • Professional experience: occupation in the social, cultural, or educational spheres; relevant academic activity in political science and socio- economic spheres.

 

APPLICATION CRITERIA

The applicants should send the documents listed bellow to the following e-mail address: applicationsch@gmail.com

  • CV
  • Photo (3×4)
  • Motivation letter that should include your sphere of the professional activities and how the upcoming visit would reflect on it; mention the government institutions and the NGO representatives with whom you would like to arrange a meeting.
  • CV and the motivation letter could be written on both Georgian and Russian

The deadline is the 25 September 2015

The applicant would receive the final notice about the application status no later than 5th October

 

FURTHUR INFORMATION

For further information please contact the project officer – Maia Urushadze

Contacts: maia.urushadze@caucasianhouse.ge; +995 577 77 21 23

The project is funded by the British Embassy in Tbilisi.

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