Georgian female politicians at conference

August 14th, 2015   Caucasus | Countries and Regions | Education | Georgia | News | What we do
Khatuna Gogorishvili chaired the conferences.

Khatuna Gogorishvili chaired the conferences.

On 14-17 July, 2015, Jarl Hjalmarson Foundation, in co-operation with International Republican Institute (IRI), organized two conferences with local female politicians from Georgia. The participants who came from different regions of the country, and represented the opposition party, United National Movement (UNM), gathered in the Georgian village, Chakvi to discuss strategies for the future.

The UNM women’s network is one of the most prominent and best organized in Georgia, and thanks to its efforts, women have reached higher positions in the party, especially on the local level.

Participants during seminar.

Local politicians of UNM.

The two conferences were chaired by Khatuna Gogorishvili, Member of Parliament of the UNM, who has been an active force in the creation of the network. She talked about the importance of a common strategy as well as a clear message for the parliamentary elections in 2016. Zurab Tchiaberashvili, another Member of Parliament, lectured about the economic situation in the country and the view of the party on the development.

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