Georgia: An Update from the Caucasus

David Bakradze, Ambassador of Georgia to the United States

Georgia: An Update from the Caucasus

By aligning with the strong democratic standards of its western allies, Georgia has managed to become an important economic and logistical hub in the Caucasus region. The last decade has yielded key successes for Georgia — most notably its first peaceful transition of political power in its 2013 elections as well as increased cooperation with NATO and the European Union. As tensions rise between the United States and Russia, what does the future hold for Georgia’s foreign and domestic policy? What is the strategic importance of a strong US-Georgia relationship?

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Schedule

10:15 a.m.
Registration

10:30 a.m.
Presentation and Q&A

11:30 a.m.
Adjournment