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EU Politics Workshop

When: Monday, December 21, 2020 00:00 - Tuesday, December 22, 2020 00:00
Where: Tbilisi

ECPM, together with the Christian Democratic People’s Party of Georgia (CDPP), organized a workshop on the history of the European Union, its main institutions, and its relationship with Georgia.

The event aimed to increase awareness of EU politics and provide information on the processes and policies at its core for the 30 CDPP/ YCD[1] leaders present. The lectures focused primarily on the history of the European Union, starting with the Steel and Coal Community to the present day. The speakers used interactive and visual materials to present the various EU institutions, their roles, and the ways they interact with each other, as well as the main European political parties and groups and their political priorities. An overview of Georgia’s relations and cooperation with the European Union from 1990 until now was given on the second day of the workshop. The participants were able to engage lively with the speakers throughout the event.

Speakers:

George Rukhadze, ECPM Vice-President and CDPP Acting Chairman

Ghia Japaridze, Professor at University of Georgia

Ghia Abashidze, Political Analyst at EU Representative Office in Georgia

Natalya Sabanadze, Georgia’s former Ambassador to the EU

Archil Kharaulashvili, Head of NATO/EU integration department at Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Mr. Alex Petriashvili, former State Minister for European and Euro- Atlantic Integration.



[1] YCD- Young Christian- Democrats of Georgia