Competition for Participation in the Forum: New Challenges in the South Caucasus and the Georgian-Russian Relations

The Centre for Cultural Relations – Caucasian House invites Georgian experts to participate in the upcoming meeting between Georgian and Russian analysts. The meetings will be held in the framework of “Georgian-Russian Dialogue for Peace and Cooperation” project on February 27-28, 2015.

Project description

Caucasian house has been implementing the project “Georgian-Russian Dialogue for Peace and Cooperation” since 2011 with the financial support of British Embassy, Tbilisi. The aim of the project is the encouragement of open dialogue between Georgian and Russian researchers and the development of recommendations and political alternatives for the decision makers.

In the framework of the above mentioned dialogue, Georgian and Russian experts regularly visit Georgia and Russia. The participants of the projects are granted an opportunity to meet officials and independent experts and to take part in bilateral roundtables in order to discuss current issues related to Russian-Georgian relationship and regional issues as well.
The next meeting will be held in Bakuriani on February 27-28. The topics for discussion are: the security of the South Caucasus – the radicalization of Islam and the deterioration of the relations between Russia and Turkey; Russian-Georgian economic relations and energy security of the region.

All costs including transportation, accommodation, meals are covered by The Centre for Cultural Relations – Caucasian House.

Eligibility

In order to be considered eligible to apply, you must fulfill all of the following criteria
Call for: citizens on Georgia
Age: 23-45
Professional qualification: researchers, journalists, academics, the representatives of non-governmental organizations and state agencies.
Working language: Russian

Selected candidates will be interviewed. Georgian participants will be selected by The Centre for Cultural Relations – Caucasian House. Russian participants will be selected by the A.Gorchakov Fund in Support of Public Diplomacy

Application procedure:

Please send you CV and cover letter in which you express your motivation to participate in the project to the following e-mail: maia.urushadze@caucasianhouse.ge
Deadline for accepting the applications: 09.02.2016

 

The project is funded by the British Embassy Tbilisi.

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