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Access Program student from Akhaltsikhe – Nino Samsonidze is Appointed as a Delegate of South Caucasus Youth Parliament

Georgia | English Access Microscholarship Program | 22 Feb 2012

Access Program student from Akhaltsikhe – Nino Samsonidze was appointed a delegate of South Caucasus Youth Parliament (SCYP) thanks to her leadership qualities and English language skills. In the frames of SCYP Program Nino will spend a week in Brussels in the month of June. Only five students were selected to be the delegates of the South Caucasus Youth Parliament countrywide

“I have to thank the Access Program for giving me the opportunity to develop not only my language, but also my leadership skills. This program has had tremendous impact on boosting my self-confidence and encouraging me to use and develop my English. If not my participation in the Access Program from the very start, I would never be able to make it to the South Caucasus Youth Parliament”, Nina Samdonidze admitted when sharing the good news with her Access Program fellows.


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