Under Secretary Thompson’s interview with Tabula’s Tamara Chergoleishvili (September 11)

Under Secretary Thompson’s interview with Tabula’s Tamara Chergoleishvili (September 11)   Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security, Andrea Thompson’s interview with Tabula’s Tamara Chergoleishvili on top of her remarks at the 4th Tbilisi International Conference  – “World in 2018: Upside Down?” CHERGOLEISHVILI: Are there any plans to restart talks about arms control with ...
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U.S. Embassy Statement on the Ten-Year Anniversary of the Russian Invasion of Georgia (August 7)

U.S. Embassy Statement on the Ten-Year Anniversary of the Russian Invasion of Georgia (August 7)   Ten years ago today, Russia invaded the sovereign nation of Georgia.  The conflict resulted in hundreds of casualties, displaced thousands of civilians from their homes, and marked the start of a devastating occupation of 20 percent of Georgia’s territory.  ...
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Inclusive Hip-Hop Dance Group Promotes Disability Rights (June 18)

Inclusive Hip-Hop Dance Group Promotes Disability Rights (June 18)   TBILISI, June 18, 2018—The U.S. Embassy has brought the multi-national hip-hop dance group Ill-Abilities to Georgia June 18-23 as part of a one-week campaign called “Tolerance and Inclusion Week.” Ill-Abilities will perform with Georgian dancers from the Georgian National Wheelchair Dancesport Federation. All events are ...
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Chargé d’Affaires Elizabeth Rood’s Remarks to Media at the 11th Battalion Deployment Ceremony (April 24)

Chargé d’Affaires Elizabeth Rood’s Remarks to Media at the 11th Battalion Deployment Ceremony (April 24) Q-n about the event CDA Rood: It is a great honor for me today to attend this ceremony in which we send off to Afghanistan the brave Georgian soldiers of the 11th Battalion along with the American sailors and Marines of ...
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NASA Astronaut Heide Piper Promotes Female Empowerment (November 29)

NASA Astronaut Heide Piper Promotes Female Empowerment and Careers in Science as Part of the U.S. Embassy’s 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign (November 29)   Heide Piper, NASA astronaut and U.S. Navy Captain from Minnesota, will visit Georgia December 2-8 as the second speaker in the U.S. Embassy’s 16 Days of Activism ...
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The United States support Georgian Government to modernize agricultural sector (November 24)

The United States support Georgian Government to modernize agricultural sector (November 24) Ambassador Kelly met with the Minister of Agriculture of Georgia (MoA) and National Statistics Office of Georgia (Geostat) to highlight United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)  assistance to the MoA and Geostat to improve the capacity for  collecting, analyzing, and disseminating agricultural data ...
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Ambassador Kelly’s Remarks to Media at CIU Carnegie Conference (November 21)

Ambassador Kelly’s Remarks to Media at CIU Carnegie Conference (November 21) Q-n about the event Ambassador Kelly: I’m very pleased to participate in this conference, which will discuss the significance of Andrew Carnegie’s philanthropy.  He made a tremendous impact on the United States in the late 19th – early 20th century, founding the University of Pittsburgh, libraries all over the United States, and he really ...
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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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Concert of the Music of John Williams in Celebration of 25 of U.S. diplomatic relations with the Republic of Georgia (April 13)

Concert of the Music of John Williams in Celebration of 25 of U.S. diplomatic relations with the Republic of Georgia (April 13) On Saturday, April 29, the U.S. Embassy Tbilisi is proud to present a concert of the music of John Williams in celebration of 25 years of U.S. diplomatic relations with the Republic of ...
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First Session of Green Border Officer Training Program Successfully Concludes (April 7)

First Session of Green Border Officer Training Program Successfully Concludes (April 7) April 7 marked the conclusion of the first session of a new Green Border Officer Training Program, a joint collaboration between the Georgian Border Police, the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MOIA) Academy, and the Export Control and Related Border Security (EXBS) program. The training ...
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CODEL McCain’s statement and press engagement at Krtsanisi National Training Center (January 2)

CODEL McCain’s statement and press engagement at Krtsanisi National Training Center (January 2) Sen. McCain: Senator Graham, Senator Klobuchar, and I, a bipartisan delegation, are here to express our support and appreciation for the Georgian military and people who have joined us in Afghanistan, who are serving with us, training with us, and defending the ...
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The Senators’ comments made following the meeting with President Margvelashvili (January 2)

The Senators’ comments made following the meeting with President Margvelashvili (January 2) Senator McCain:  We discussed our continued cooperation and joint efforts ranging from support for a free trade agreement, to our military cooperation and operations, to our appreciation for the brave citizens of this country who are defending freedom in Afghanistan.  And, we have ...
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Young Entrepreneur’s School (December 29)

In the framework of Global Entrepreneurship Week the U.S. Embassy in partnership with Microfinance Organization Crystal held the first commencement ceremony for the Young Entrepreneurs’ School. Young entrepreneurs presented their business ideas to Georgian and American stakeholders who commanded presenters on their significant potential and achievements.
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Millennium Innovation Award Kick-Off Celebrates Student Excellence in STEM (September 21)

Millennium Innovation Award Kick-Off Celebrates Student Excellence in STEM (September 21) On September 21, Ambassador Ian Kelly and Minister of Education Alexander Jejelava and Pawel Smalinsky, CEO of GeoCell cheered the start of Georgia’s third Innovation Challenge.  We welcome GeoCell’s participation in this innovative project to promote the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines ...
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Embassy Donates Equipment to Police Academy (September 16)

Embassy Donates Equipment to Police Academy (September 16) On September 16, the U.S. Embassy’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) Director Michael McMahon met with Givi Mikanadze, the newly appointed Rector of the Academy of Georgian Ministry of Internal Affairs.  During the course of the meeting,  INL handed over to the Academy a donated ...
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Statement by U.S. European Command on assistance to search and rescue efforts in Georgia

Statement by U.S. European Command on assistance to search and rescue efforts in Georgia At the request of the Government of Georgia U.S. forces assigned to Special Operations Command, Europe (SOCEUC) are assisting in the search and rescue efforts of two Georgia soldiers who went missing in the Black Sea off the coast of Georgia ...
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Ambassador speaks at British Medical Journal Training Initiative Launch

Ambassador speaks at British Medical Journal Training Initiative Launch On August 10, Ambassador Kelly joined Mr. Davit Sergeenko, Minister of Labor, Health and Social Affairs, to launch the British Medical Journal (BMJ) Training Initiative in Georgia.  Sponsored by the U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency, this exciting initiative will provide up-to-date resources and web-based learning for ...
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