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Georgia Towards The West: Challenges and Opportunities

May 12, 2016 at 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Location:Alumni Hall, Room 617 Robertson Hall

Georgia is a vibrant Eastern European country uniquely sitting astride various geopolitical and geo-economic crossroads and linking Europe with Asia and Middle East. In this context, David Zalkaliani, First Deputy Foreign Minister of Georgia, will offer his insight on Georgia’s current outlook in relation to the West especially, EU and NATO – and explore the ongoing domestic reform agenda. Refreshments will be served.

David Zalkaliani is the First Deputy Foreign Minister of Georgia. His considerable experience in formulating foreign policy and continuous commitment to Georgia’s Foreign Service, counting over two decades, will bring an intimate viewpoint on Georgia’s role in the region as well as highlight the country’s foreign policy aspirations.