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Fourth annual Women in Policing Conference opens in Tbilisi (March 3)

  On March 3, Ambassador Norland helped open the fourth annual Women in Policing Conference in Tbilisi, Georgia.  This year 200 female law enforcement personnel from nine countries and two continents — the largest representation ever — are attending.  The goal of the conference is to promote women’s increased representation in law enforcement institutions around ...
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Ambassador Norland awards winners of Momavlis Taoba’s essay contest (March 3)

On March 3 Project Harmony (PH International) hosted an award ceremony in Gori to honor the winners Momavlis Taoba’s essay contest “Woman – An Active Citizen.”  Ambassador Norland delivered welcoming remarks and presented the awards to the authors of the winning essays, which highlighted the importance of meaningful civic, economic and political participation by women for ...
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Associate Deputy Undersecretary of Labor Mark Mittelhauser leads delegation in Tbilisi (March 2)

U.S. Associate Deputy Undersecretary of Labor Mark Mittelhauser is leading a visiting delegation from the U.S. Department of Labor to Tbilisi March 2-5 for meetings on Georgia’s labor environment and the Georgian government’s efforts to strengthen protections for workers’ rights.  He plans to meet with Georgian government officials, as well as representatives from organized labor and industry.  ...
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Visit to Georgia of Senior Official from U.S. Department of Labor (March 2 – 5)

Mark Mittelhauser, Associate Deputy Undersecretary from the U.S. Department of Labor, is visiting Georgia March 1-5, 2015.  During the visit, Assistant Deputy Undersecretary Mittlehauser will meet with representatives of the Georgian government, Georgian Trade Confederation Union, Georgian Employers Association, American Chamber of Commerce, and international organizations.  The purpose of the senior-level visit is to discuss ...
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INL Director Tracey Newell and MOIA partners discuss women’s roles in policing in TV interview (March 2)

On March 2, on live TV program Imedis Dila, International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) Program Director Tracey Newell spoke in Georgian about the benefits of having female police officers in law enforcement.  Ms. Newell announced the fourth annual Women in Policing Conference, sponsored by the U.S. Embassy’s INL Office.  This year’s conference will host more than ...
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