Lectures and Trainings

Course on Georgian Foreign Policy

Course on Georgian Foreign Policy

On July 24, 2020 Rondeli Foundation, in the framework of the National Security and Public Policy program, launched the new course. Second module includes lectures on Georgian Foreign Policy. Lectures are conducted by Giorgi Badridze, Senior Fellow at the Georgian Foundation for Strategic and International studies. Since 2014, Giorgi Badridze is a visiting lecturer…

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Graduation Ceremony for National Security and Public Policy Program

Graduation Ceremony for National Security and Public Policy Program

On July 17 2020, Rondeli Foundation organized a graduation ceremony for the classes 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 of the Training Program in National Security and Public Policy. President of the Foundation, Ekaterine Metreveli and U.S. Ambassador to Georgia, her excellency Kelly C. Degnan, congratulated the public servants for the graduation. Training Program in National…

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New Round of Training Program in National Security and Public Policy

New Round of Training Program in National Security and Public Policy

On July 15, 2020 Rondeli Foundation launched lectures for the new round of Training Program in National Security and Public Policy participants. First module includes lectures on post-soviet space. Lectures are conducted by Irakli Menagarishvili, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia and Co-Chairman of the Center for Strategic Research at the Georgian Foundation for Strategic…

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Course on Diplomatic Protocol and International Etiquette

Course on Diplomatic Protocol and International Etiquette

On June 29, 2020 Rondeli Foundation launched the new course on Diplomatic Protocol and International Etiquette. The lectures are conducted by Zurab Darchiashvili, Former Chief of Protocol at the Administration of the President of Georgia and Director of Diplomatic Protocol Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia. The new course includes both theoretical…

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The Module on U.S. National Security Policy by Troy McGrath

The Module on U.S. National Security Policy by Troy McGrath

On June 22, 2020 Rondeli Foundation launched the course on U.S. National Security Policy, conducted by Troy McGrath, academic administrator and international curriculum consultant based in the US and Russia. Troy McGrath has earned a number of fellowships, including a National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council Grant, a Strategic Studies Institute Fellowship and…

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The Module on Iran and the Region by Alex Vatanka

The Module on Iran and the Region by Alex Vatanka

On June 11, 2020 Rondeli Foundation launched the course on Iran and the Region conducted by Alex Vatanka, Expert in the Middle Eastern regional security affairs, Director of Iran Program and Senior Fellow at the Middle East Institute. The module includes the following topics: Iran - A history of the country, Iran's Political System, Iran's Foreign Policy Priorities, Relations…

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Energy Security module by Theresa Sabonis-Helf

Energy Security module by Theresa Sabonis-Helf

Energy Security Module, conducted by Theresa Sabonis-Helf, Professor of National Security Strategy at the National War College, started on June 1, 2020, at Rondeli Foundation. Like other projects, National Security and Public Policy Program switched to online lectures. Dr. Sabonis-Helf has been teaching at the National War College, in Washington DC, since 2001. She is also an Adjunct…

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 Introduction to Strategy Module

Introduction to Strategy Module

Like other projects at the Rondeli Foundation National Security and Public Policy Program switched to online lectures. Lectures are conducted by Ross Harrison, professotr at the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, where he teaches Strategy, particularly the areas of national security, foreign policy and business. Ross Harrison, photo by: Lauren Rosenblatt

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My World project switched to online discussions

My World project switched to online discussions

From March 2020, the My World project has switched to online discussions. One of the most important components of the project is conducting lectures and discussions on various important issues, which are mainly led by authors of stories in the magazine My World.

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 Graduation Ceremony for the Civil Servants Training Program

Graduation Ceremony for the Civil Servants Training Program

On March 9, 2020, a graduation ceremony for the class of 2018-2019 and welcoming reception for the next cohort of the program Capacity Building of the Georgian Leadership Community (CBGL) held at Rondeli Foundation.

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 Training Program for Public Servants has Begun

Training Program for Public Servants has Begun

Rondeli Foundation has started the training program "Capacity-building of the Georgian Leadership Community for Improved Decision-Making and Negotiation Skills", which aims to improve the skills of mid-level civil servants in policy development and negotiation techniques. 

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Strategic Communication Module

Strategic Communication Module

The Strategic Communications Module, conducted by Dr. Vivian Walker, Executive Director of the U.S Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy, ended on November 25, 2019, at Rondeli Foundation.

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 Georgian Language Study Course in Akhalkalaki

Georgian Language Study Course in Akhalkalaki

Rondeli Foundation launched a special Georgian language course in Akhalkalaki on September 22. The course is dedicated to teachers who must pass a teacher qualification exam in November. Through the course, teachers will be able to prepare for these exams. Together with teachers from Akhalkalaki secondary schools, teachers from neighboring villages participate in the program.

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New Training Course for Young Political Party Activists

New Training Course for Young Political Party Activists

Rondeli Foundation launched a training course for a group of young activists of political parties. Series of seminars are the part of activities under the framework of the project National Minorities in Political Processes – Engagement for Better Future, implemented with the support and active participation of OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities (HCNM). 

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Summer School My World in Gori

Summer School My World in Gori

British Ambassador to Georgia Justin McKenzie Smith participated the opening ceremony of Summer Camp “My World” at the National Defense Academy in Gori.

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Summer School My World in Aspindza

Summer School My World in Aspindza

A week-long summer school - “My World” - was held on July 22-28 in Aspindza at the Rugby Base within the framework of the project Supporting Participatory and Inclusive Governance in Mountainous Guria and Adjara organized by the Rondeli Foundation. Up to 30 high school students from the villages of Zoti, Daba Nasakirali, Peria and Khulo municipality schools were taking part in…

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New Round of Training Program in National Security and Public Policy

New Round of Training Program in National Security and Public Policy

Rondeli Foundation has launched a new round in its flagship training program in National Security and Public Policy.  Professor Vladimer Papava, Senior Fellow, gave a lecture on economics.

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HR Seminar for Public Servants

HR Seminar for Public Servants

Swedish experts conducted a two-day seminar for civil servants on job evaluation and human resource management. On the first day, Hans Norgren, Tina Ekström, and Anders Johren from the Swedish Institute for Human Resource Indicators shared their Swedish experience with Georgian participants. They also talked about how the Swedish practice can be implemented in Georgia. The second day…

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Seminars on Tourism Development for Local Entrepreneurs in Mountainous Regions of Georgia

Seminars on Tourism Development for Local Entrepreneurs in Mountainous Regions of Georgia

On 15-19 April Rondeli Foundation in partnership with Jaan Tonisson Institute, Estonia organized seminars on tourism development for local entrepreneurs in Pankisi, Akhalkalaki and Khulo. During the seminars Estonian and Georgian experts discussed topics including entrepreneurship and tourism in Georgia, rural tourism, service design and management, projects and funding opportunities (finding…

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Study Visit to Tallinn, Estonia

Study Visit to Tallinn, Estonia

On March 4-8, 2019 Rondeli Foundation with the cooperation of the Estonian School of Diplomacy organized a study visit for Georgian public servants under the framework of the program “Capacity – Building of the Georgian Leadership Community for Improved Decision-Making and Negotiation Skills” in Tallinn, Estonia.

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