Online Conference: „Civic Engagement: Challenges and Opportunities“
On March 24, at 17:00, Promoting Integration, Tolerance and Awareness Program (PITA) will host an online Conference: „Civic Engagement: Challenges and Opportunities“
At the conference, civic activists and representatives of non-governmental organizations from different regions of Georgia will talk about the main challenges and opportunities that exist in the field of civic activism.
Conference Topics and Speakers:
- Youth Participation in Local Self-Government - Giorgi Andghuladze, Director of the Union of Democrat Meskhs
- Constraints and Enabling Factors of Youth Involvement in Civic Activism - Ivlita Lobjanidze, Invited Lecturer at Ilia State University
- Non-formal Education and its Related Challenges in the Regions of Georgia - Pikria Bregvadze, Projects Director at the Center for Welfare and Development
- Women's Rights and Civic Activism in the Regional Context - Shalala Amirjanova, a Project Assistant of the PITA Program, the UN Association of Georgia.
- The Importance of Civic Activism in Building a Democratic State - Akaki Saghinadze, a Founder of Regional Empowerment for Democracy [RED].
- Involvement of Young Ethnic Minorities in Civic Activism - Nana Akofyan, a Civic Activist, Akhaltsikhe.
- Challenges for Women and Girls in Shida Kartli Region - Mariam Topchishvili, a Civic and Gender Activist
- Participation in the Elections and its Related Challenges in Kvemo Kartli - Rashan Ziadaliev, a Civic Activist, Marneuli
- Anti-Western Propaganda and the Importance of Combating Disinformation - Giorgi Abuladze, a Coordinator of Gardabani Youth Center.
The meeting will be held online on the Facebook page of the UN Association of Georgia (UNAG) https://www.facebook.com/una.ge
This event is public.The event is organized within the Promoting Integration, Tolerance and Awareness Program (PITA), implemented by the UNAG, with the financial support of the U.S. Agency for International Development.