Elizabeth Rood’s Remarks to Media at Global Entrepreneurship Week Opening Ceremony (November 12)

Elizabeth Rood’s Remarks to Media at Global Entrepreneurship Week Opening Ceremony (November 12) Q-n about the event DCM, Elizabeth Rood: Today marks the launch of Global Entrepreneurship Week in over 160 countries. The U.S. Embassy is very proud to partner with Global Entrepreneurship Network of Georgia (GEN) and Georgia’s Innovation and Technology Agency (GITA) to promote ...
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Elizabeth Rood’s Remarks to Media at TVET Award Ceremony (November 9)

Elizabeth Rood’s Remarks to Media at TVET Award Ceremony (November 9) Q-n about the event DCM, Elizabeth Rood: The United States Embassy and the Millennium Challenge Corporation are supporting the improvement of professional education in Georgia, and we are very pleased to be financing, through the Millennium Challenge Corporation along with their Georgian partners, this week of skills ...
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A New Academic Year in newly reconstructed schools in Adjara Region (September 17)

A New Academic Year in newly reconstructed schools in Adjara Region (September 17) On September 17, A/DCM Jeffrey Reneau participated in the inaugural ceremony marking the reconstruction of the public school in Dzentsmani, Adjara Autonomous Republic. US EUCOM’s Humanitarian Assistance Program provided funding for a complete renovation of Dzentmani and partial renovation of Zeda-Kvirike public schools ...
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Acting Deputy Chief of Mission Jeff Reneau at the GFSIS’ graduation ceremony (July 10)

Acting Deputy Chief of Mission Jeff Reneau at the GFSIS’ graduation ceremony (July 10) Acting Deputy Chief of Mission Jeff Reneau congratulated graduates of the National Security and Public Policy Advanced Program organized by the Georgian Foundation for Strategic and International Studies (GFSIS) and welcomed a new cohort last night by saying “You are building the institutions of ...
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Acting Deputy Chief of Mission Jeff Reneau’s comments to media at the EU4Energy South Caucasus High-Level Policy Talks (May 25)

Acting Deputy Chief of Mission Jeff Reneau’s comments to media at the EU4Energy South Caucasus High-Level Policy Talks (May 25) Q-n: How would you assess Georgia’s energy market; how is it developing? A/DCM Reneau: I think it’s very important to note that Georgia’s energy sector has a lot of potential; there’s a lot of opportunity ...
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DCM Elizabeth Rood’s Remarks to Media at Business for Gender Equality Award Ceremony (March 20)

Q-n about the event Elizabeth Rood: We know that everywhere where women are included in the workplace and where women have greater economic opportunity there is greater prosperity for all, and for that reason the United States is very pleased through the Millennium Challenge Corporation and through other programs of the United States’ government to ...
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Deputy Chief of Mission, Elizabeth Rood’s Speech at the Women in Policing Conference (March 6)

I feel very honored today to address 250 police officers representing 13 countries.  As a woman who has raised a family while pursuing a career, like many of you, I know the challenges of doing two full-time jobs at once. Yet your positions as police officers place additional burdens on you at work and at ...
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DCM Elizabeth Rood’s comments to the media at presentation of Baseline Study “Gender equality in Georgia: Barriers and Recommendations” (January 30)

Deputy Chief of Mission Elizabeth Rood’s comments to the media at the presentation of the Baseline Study “Gender equality in Georgia: Barriers and Recommendations” commissioned by the Gender Equity Council of the Parliament of Georgia (January 30) Q-n about the report DCM  Elizabeth Rood:  The United States Embassy commends the Parliament of Georgia for the many steps it has already ...
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Elizabeth Rood’s Remarks to Media at Stem Legacy Exhibition (December 22)

Elizabeth Rood’s Remarks to Media at Stem Legacy Exhibition (December 22) Q-n about the event Elizabeth Rood: The United States Embassy is pleased to join with our Georgian partners in opening this exhibit, which features examples and photographs of the achievements of Georgians in science, technology, engineering, and innovation in the past.  And looking forward towards Georgia’s future, it will be even ...
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DCM Elizabeth Rood’s Remarks to Media at Betsy Fore’s Public Lecture (November 13)

DCM Elizabeth Rood’s Remarks to Media at Betsy Fore’s Public Lecture (November 13) Q-n about the event DCM Elizabeth Rood:  We are organizing events throughout the country to celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week.  We support innovation and entrepreneurship.  The U.S. Embassy has gathered young entrepreneurs and experienced business leaders to participate in a mentorship program.  Also, we invited young expert Betsy Fore ...
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DCM Elizabeth Rood’s Remarks to Media at 23rd Battalion Redeployment (November 10)

DCM Elizabeth Rood’s Remarks to Media at 23rd Battalion Redeployment (November 10) Q-n about the event DCM Elizabeth Rood:  It is an honor and our privilege to join the Minister of Defense in welcoming back home to Georgia from the Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan the brave Georgian soldiers of the 23rd Battalion.  Georgian soldiers are distinguished throughout the world and ...
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Deputy Chief of Mission Elizabeth Rood visited to the soldiers of the 13th Georgian Light Infantry Battalion (November 8)

Deputy Chief of Mission Elizabeth Rood visited to the soldiers of the 13th Georgian Light Infantry Battalion (November 8) On November 8, Deputy Chief of Mission Elizabeth Rood visited to the soldiers of the 13th Georgian Light Infantry Battalion and the Marines and Sailors aboard Krtsanisi Training Area.  The soldiers are training for their future ...
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DCM Elisabeth Rood’s Remarks to Media at NDC Training Graduation (November 8)

DCM Elisabeth Rood’s Remarks to Media at NDC Training Graduation (November 7) Q-n about the event DCM Elizabeth Rood:  In the United States we have a saying ‘Dog is man’s best friend’, but these dogs are really, seriously, helping Georgia’s borders. These dogs and their handlers had practice and training in the U.S. and soon they will start working in Georgia, in the Batumi, ...
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DCM Elizabeth Rood’s Remarks to Media at State Sokhumi University (November 6)

DCM Elizabeth Rood’s Remarks to Media at State Sokhumi University (November 6) Q-n about the event DCM Elizabeth Rood:   It is an honor for me today to visit Sokhumi State University and to have the opportunity to meet with the rector and to meet students from  the law faculty and the political science faculty.  It is ...
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DCM Elisabeth Rood Marks Completion of Mine Clearance Project in West Georgia (November 1)

DCM Elisabeth Rood Marks Completion of Mine Clearance Project in West Georgia (November 1) Deputy Chief of Mission Elizabeth Rood and Japanese Ambassador Tadaharu Uehara unveiled a plaque in Chognari, West Georgia, to commemorate the completion of a mine clearing project implemented by HALO Trust.  The project, co-funded by the United States and Japan, removed mines and unexploded ordnance from more ...
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DCM Elizabeth Rood’s comment to the media on the sidelines of the Conference on School Management and Leadership (September 9)

DCM Elizabeth Rood’s comment to the media on the sidelines of the Conference on School Management and Leadership (September 9) DCM Elizabeth Rood:  I am very pleased to meet and greet the school directors and educators who are here today for this year’s conference on School Leadership and Management.  The United States’ Government’s Millennium Challenge ...
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The U.S. Government Supports Georgian Firefighters (August 26)

“We admire the efforts of Georgia’s emergency response personnel. They are working as heroes to extinguish the fire in Borjomi. We understand well the unique beauty and importance of the Borjomi National Forest. We want to help in this effort. Today, at the request of the Emergency Management Agency, we are donating 500 pairs of ...
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DCM Nicholas Berliner’s Remark to Media at American Studies Conference (May 11)

DCM Nicholas Berliner’s Remark to Media at American Studies Conference (May 11) Question about the event DCM Nicholas Berliner: I am here for the opening of the annual American Studies conference here at Tbilisi State University. This is something that we gladly participate in every year. We have been looking back now at twenty-five years ...
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DCM Nicholas Berliner’s Remark to Media at Forum on the Current Challenges of the Judiciary System (May 11)

DCM Nicholas Berliner’s Remark to Media at Forum on the Current Challenges of the Judiciary System (May 11) Question about the criticism of judiciary system and the embassy’s position over the issue DCM Nicholas Berliner: The U.S. Embassy has been very engaged in the sector for many (many) years. We have supported this coalition of ...
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Charge d’affaires Nicholas Berliner’s media engagement at Public Defender’s 20th Anniversary (April 19)

Charge d’affaires Nicholas Berliner’s media engagement at Public Defender’s 20th Anniversary (April 19) Question about the event Charge d’affaires Nicholas Berliner: This is a celebration of 20 years of the Public Defender’s Office. This is the institution that the United States has been very supportive of throughout this time. We think that it plays a ...
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Georgia to Share IDP Experience and ‘Lessons Learned’ with Ukraine (March 30)

Georgia to Share IDP Experience and ‘Lessons Learned’ with Ukraine (March 30) Late last week, at a signing ceremony at the Hotel Biltmore in Tbilisi, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed by Georgia and Ukraine that established a technical assistance program aimed at strengthening and developing Ukraine’s technical capacities to deal with its internally ...
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Deputy Chief of Mission Nicholas Berliner attended a training demonstration of Georgia’s Crisis Manage Council at the new Crisis Management Center

Deputy Chief of Mission Nicholas Berliner attended a training demonstration of Georgia’s Crisis Manage Council at the new Crisis Management Center (February 8) Deputy Chief of Mission Nicholas Berliner attended a training demonstration of Georgia’s Crisis Manage Council at the new Crisis Management Center.  The demonstration was part of a weeklong exercise, ending a series ...
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Embassy Sponsored Culinary arts program in Rustavi #16 prison (February 3)

Embassy Sponsored Culinary arts program in Rustavi #16 prison (February 3) Nineteen inmates at the Rustavi #16 prison have successfully completed the first prison culinary course, funded by the U.S. Embassy’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs . Deputy Chief of Mission Nicholas Berliner personally congratulated participants on this achievement and enjoyed trying their food. This innovative program aims to give ...
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