As the part of the project “Building an informed and resilient society” funded by the United States Department of State, young people from the ethnic minority settlements participating in the cultural-educational tour visited the U.S. Embassy in Georgia. The participants were hosted by Alexander N. Daniels, the head of the Public Diplomacy Division of the U.S. Embassy in Georgia, and Sophie Bzishvili, Senior Grants Manager of the U.S. Embassy in Georgia.The role and importance of public diplomacy in forming public opinion and communication were highlighted during the meeting.
Tea Kuchukhidze, the coordinator of education and professional programs of the U.S. Embassy in Georgia, discussed the possibilities of studying in the U.S. and the specific exchange programs in which students can participate. The students also had the opportunity to receive detailed information about the current educational projects from Lika Gumberidze, the coordinator of English language programs of the U.S. Embassy, and Nana Shugladze, the head of information resources.
The cultural-educational tour is implemented within the partnership of Office of the State Minister of Georgia for Reconciliation and Civic Equality. The cycle of two-day cultural and educational tours is held within the framework of the project “Building an informed and resilient society” funded by the United States Department of State, which is implemented by the Information Center on NATO and EU of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia with the U.S. Embassy in Georgia.