On March 3, U.S. Ambassador Richard Norland joined students, teachers, the Mayor, Governor and City Council Chairperson in Gori to present awards to student winners of Essay Contest “Woman – An Active Citizen”.
On February 26, online conference for civics clubs students was held at Tbilisi Multimedia Education Center. Monika Gorzelanska, USAID Program Officer and Shamenna Gall, USAID Agriculture Officer were guest speakers of the conference and shared with students their own experience of volunteerism and civic participation in the US and in Poland.
PH kicked off the Georgian Police as Leaders in Athletics (GE PLAY) US-based exchange last week! Follow the program at https://www.facebook.com/PHGEPLAY. This exchange is a part of a two-way sports and cultural exchange with participants (adults and youth) from Georgia and the United States.
GE CALLS funded another project in the framework of Community Initiatives Grants Program. New Generation for Better Future is a vocational education project working in IDP settlement of Tserovani.
With support of local government of Tserovani, which is a dense settlement built after 2008 war with Russia and populated by IDPs from South Ossetia, the project group arranged three vocational courses
On Thursday February 26, and Friday February 27, 2015, a group of nine professionals from a variety of backgrounds, including ministry, police officials, education administrators and the Basketball Federation of Georgia Executives, were in Albany.
The Republic of Georgia group was in Albany to be introduced to the integration of police into athletic organizations. They also looked at youth sports and police coaching initiatives here in order to develop similar initiatives in Georgia.