An online seminar for teachers in the regions was organized by the Information Center on NATO and the European Union of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia.
The meeting was chaired by experts on the Erasmus + Jean Monnet Project "Triangle Effect of European Studies at Schools (TEESS)" from Caucasus University: Doctor of History, Associate Professor at Caucasus School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Trainer on European Integration - Guranda Chelidze; PhD, Associate Professor at Caucasus School of Law, Author and coordinator of the EU Partnership Agreement (EUEAA) Author - Ekaterine Kardava; Doctor of History, Professor at Caucasus School of Humanities and Social Sciences - Zurab Bragvadze.
The speakers discussed the creation of the European Union, its goals, objectives and European values. The conversation also touched upon Georgia's relations with the EU, EU assistance projects, commitments under the Association Agreement, existing tangible benefits and future prospects. The importance and protection of Georgia's cultural heritage in the context of European integration was emphasized.
The teachers also had the opportunity to get acquainted with the textbook "European Association Process in Georgia", the authors of which are the speakers at the meeting.
The meeting, which was attended by about 80 teachers, was moderated by Irina Shamiladze, Deputy Director of the Information Center on NATO and the European Union, and focused on the Center's activities and ongoing projects.
The seminar was part of the US Department of State-sponsored project "Raising Awareness and Involvement in the Regions of Georgia", which is implemented by the Information Center on NATO and the European Union in cooperation with the US Embassy in Georgia.