MA Thesis Defense at Caucasus School of Governance

28 July 2021


On July 23, Caucasus School of Governance held a thesis defense for students of Master’s degree programs in Diplomacy and International Relations and Public Administration. Students presented their MA theses in front of the defense Commission. Commission members included:  – Dr. Eka Akobia, Dean, Associate Professor; Dr. Sergi Kapanadze, Invited Professor; Dr. Tamar Charkviani, Associate Professor; Dr. Emir Eteria, Associate Professor; Dr. Giorgi Tskhadaia, Associate Professor.


The following MA theses were presented:


MA program in Diplomacy and International Relation

  1. Giorgi Gigauri - "Refusing Euro-Atlantic Integration, as a Hindering Factor or Guarantor of Ukraine's Security"

Supervisor: Giorgi Muchaidze, Associate Professor


  1. Demetre Rukhadze - "The Impact of Chinese Loans and Financial Assistance on the Democratization of the Horn of Africa"

Giorgi Tskhadaia, Associate Professor


  1. Irakli Silini - "China's Energy Strategy in Africa - The Road to World Hegemony"

Thesis coordinator: Nana Pirtskhelani, Invited Lecturer


  1. Tinatin Tsertsvadze - "Georgia's Black Sea Security Policy"

Thesis coordinator: Sergi Kapanadze, Professor


  1. Temur Mgeladze - "Impact of Energy Resources Found in the Eastern Mediterranean on the Geopolitical Processes in the Region"

Thesis coordinator: Nana Pirtskhelani, Invited Lecturer


MA program in Public Administration


  1. Mariam Lomadze – “Civil participation in Georgia’s Local Self-Government”

Thesis coordinator: Tamar Charkviani, Associate Professor