Ambassador Ian Kelly’s comment to the media on the sidelines of the 2nd Anniversary of the NATO-Georgia Joint Training and Evaluation Center (JTEC)

Q-n about the delivery of new weapons to Georgia and the level of U.S. – Georgia cooperation over the last two years Ambassador Kelly: I arrived here, I think as you know, almost two years ago and I have seen the Center grow from just an idea to an actual functioning training center; and it ...
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Ambassador Kelly’s Remarks to Media at America-Georgia Business Council Conference (May 22)

Ambassador Kelly’s Remarks to Media at America-Georgia Business Council Conference (May 22) Q-n about the 20th America-Georgia Business Council Conference; prospects to increase American businessmen’s interest in Georgia for potential growth of the U.S. investments; plus the status of the Free Trade Agreement Ambassador Kelly: This conference is extraordinarily well-timed. It comes on the heels ...
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Ambassador Kelly’s Remarks at the Opening of Rehabilitation Center in Mtskheta (March 23)

Ambassador Kelly’s Remarks at the Opening of Rehabilitation Center in Mtskheta   Question about the event Ambassador Kelly: I was invited here by the city of Mtskheta. I particularly wanted to participate in this event because this year we are celebrating 25 years of diplomatic relations between Georgia and the United States. This project was ...
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Ambassador Kelly Participates in Distinguished Visitor Day at NATO-Georgia Exercise 2016 (November 17)

Ambassador Kelly Participates in Distinguished Visitor Day at NATO-Georgia Exercise 2016 (November 17) Ambassador Kelly participated in Distinguished Visitor Day at NATO-Georgia Exercise 2016.  A high-level delegation of over 130 dignitaries visited the exercise November 17 to demonstrate support. The delegation included senior Georgian government leaders including President Giorgi Margvelashvili, Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili, Defence ...
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Ambassador Kelly participates in launch of ground-breaking public-private partnership fund for SDSU-Georgia (November 16)

Ambassador Kelly participates in launch of ground-breaking public-private partnership fund for SDSU-Georgia (November 16) Partnering with SDSU to support Georgia’s best and brightest science and math students just got easier!  Today, Ambassador Kelly joined Minister of Education and Science Alexandre Jejelava, SDSU distinguished faculty and administrators, Millennium Challenge partners, and Georgian public and private sector ...
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Ambassador Kelly’s comment to Rustavi 2 following his tour of the station facilities and meeting with the staff (November 1)

Ambassador Kelly’s comment to Rustavi 2 following his tour of the station facilities and meeting with the staff (November 1) Q-n from Rustavi 2: If the Ambassador’s visit to Rustavi 2 is a “clear signal” that the USG supports the channel Ambassador Kelly: I think this visit has been a long time coming.  I have ...
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Ambassador Kelly’s engagement with the media following International Elections Observation Mission’s press conference (October 31)

"I think, once again, this showed that Georgia is a leader in terms of democratic development ensuring that elections are competitive, that there are a number of points of view and Georgian voters have a chance to exercise their right of freedom of choice."
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Ambassador Ian Kelly participated on 2nd Hepatitis C Technical Advisory Group Meeting (October 24)

Ambassador Ian Kelly participated on 2nd Hepatitis C Technical Advisory Group Meeting (October 24) On October 24, Ambassador Kelly welcomed viral hepatitis experts from around the world to the second technical advisory group (TAG) to implement the Hepatitis C Elimination Plan.  The Elimination Plan aims to cure at least 80% of HCV-infected adults by 2020.  ...
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Ambassador Kelly Meets with Children and Volunteers at the Weekend School in Mestia (October 16)

Ambassador Kelly Meets with Children and Volunteers at the Weekend School in Mestia (October 16) On October 16, Ambassador Kelly visited with the children of the Weekend School in Mestia and met with representatives of the NGO Together for Real Changes (TRC).  TRC is a Disabled Persons Organization (DPO) and peer-to-peer model created to bring ...
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Ambassador Kelly’s comments to the media made at the Georgian Public Broadcaster during the launch of the Embassy-sponsored grant program to improve a

Ambassador Kelly’s comments to the media made at the Georgian Public Broadcaster during the launch of the Embassy-sponsored grant program to improve access to information for ethnic minorities (October 11) Q-n Request for comment on Georgia’s parliamentary elections   Ambassador Kelly: The United States Embassy agrees with the assessment of the international observers, the OSCE’s Office of ...
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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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Ambassador Kelly at the George C. Marshall Center’s conference “Volatility in the Black Sea Region: Building Resilience and Cooperative Security”

Ambassador Kelly at the George C. Marshall Center’s conference “Volatility in the Black Sea Region: Building Resilience and Cooperative Security” (September 19) Ambassador Kelly delivered remarks September 19 at the George C. Marshall Center’s conference “Volatility in the Black Sea Region: Building Resilience and Cooperative Security,” stressing the importance of close cooperation among like-minded countries ...
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Education and Hope for Chronically-Ill Children at New Dmanisi Facility (September 13)

Education and Hope for Chronically-Ill Children at New Dmanisi Facility (September 13) The United States Embassy’s Office of Defense Cooperation  is pleased to announce the groundbreaking ceremony for the Dmanisi Medical Education Facility September 16, 2016, at 12:30 PM. Through a grant of $775,000 to the Georgian non-governmental organization “A Call to Serve” (ACTS), a former kindergarten was renovated ...
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