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USAID Deputy Mission Director Thomas R. Morris delivers opening remarks at roundtable discussion on the impact of gender on judge selection (March 2)

On 2 March 2016, USAID Deputy Mission Director Thomas R. Morris gave opening remarks at the High School of Justice as part of the roundtable discussion, Women Running for Judge: The Impact of Gender on Candidate Success. USAID’s Promoting Rule of Law in Georgia (PROLoG) sponsored the event, bringing together judges, legal professionals, and civil society representatives to ...
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16 Days Photo Exhibition (March 1)

In November, the U.S. Embassy selected 16 women to be featured in an online campaign to raise awareness of gender based violence. On March 1, in celebration of Women’s History Month, the images of those 16 women were displayed at the Tbilisi History Museum Karvasla. At the opening reception, representatives from the U.S. Embassy had ...
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US Embassy Hosts Fifth ‘Women in Policing’ Conference (March 1)

On March 1, the U.S. Embassy’s Office for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs hosted the fifth ‘Women in Policing’ conference.  U.S. Ambassador Ian Kelly and Minister of Internal Affairs Giorgi Mghebrishvilidelivered opening remarks, followed by a memorial ceremony for Georgian Police Officer Maia Javakhishvili, a 2013 Women in Policing conference participant who was killed in the line of ...
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US Embassy Hosts Fifth ‘Women in Policing’ Conference (March 1)

At 10:00 am at the Radisson Blu Iveria Hotel on March 1, the U.S. Embassy’s Office for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs is hosting the 5th ‘Women in Policing’ conference. U.S. Ambassador Ian Kelly and Minister of Internal Affairs Giorgi Mghebrishvili will deliver opening remarks, followed by a brief memorial ceremony for Georgian Police Officer ...
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Ambassador Kelly hosted a dinner for the co-chairs of the Geneva International Discussions (February 29)

Ambassador Kelly hosted a dinner for the co-chairs of the Geneva International Discussions, the talks created to address the consequences of the 2008 conflict. At the dinner, Ambassador Kelly surprised Prime Minister Kvirikashvili with a gift from his home state – a cap from the University of Illinois, where Prime Minister Kvirikashvili attended graduate school ...
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