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2014: Diary of Events

The Georgian Studies Day conference was held successfully last November in London with GSD convenor Dr Tamara Dragadze.

Delegates heard an update from the new Georgian Ambassador to the UK, Mr. Revaz Gachechiladze together with a range of speakers addressing the theme of ‘Georgia and Young People’. Both Newport & Bristol representatives outlined their Associations’ achievements over the past year.

Georgian Youth Ambassadors talked about their work at Exeter and Edinburgh universities.

NKTA member, Stephen Marshall represented the association when he spoke of the Youth Exchange programme between Newport and Kutaisi undertaken in 2013. He had the opportunity to meet with many NKTA friends from both the UK and Georgia.

Georgian Studies Day – Wednesday 2nd November 2014

Georgian Ambassador to the UK, Mr. Revaz Gachechiladze with Stephen Marshall

The exchange Youth Group.

Addressing the conference.

25 Years of Newport Kutaisi Friendship Celebrated
at The British Embassy in Tbilisi

Following an invitation from Alexandra Hall Hall, Her Majesty’s Ambassador in Tbilisi, NKTA members including Dame Rosemary Butler AM Presiding Officer of the National Assembly for Wales, Sonia Fisher (Chair), Derek Butler, Colin Mason, Caroline McLachlan, Cllr. Gail Giles, Sylvia Mason and Nerys Lines visited Georgia in June as the Ambassador’s guests at the annual Queen’s Birthday Party at the British Embassy in Tbilisi.

To read more, please click on the PDF link below.

NKTA News Letter, July 2014.