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Discussion How Could We Evaluate the Georgian-Lithuanian Relations In the Context of Today‘s Politics of the European Union”

2017-04-19 Institute News
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Institute of International Relations and Political Science at Vilnius University together with Embassy of Georgia in Vilnius, Lithuania and Georgian Institute of Politics in Tbilisi invite you all to a discussion titled “How Could We Evaluate the Georgian-Lithuanian Relations In the Context of Today‘s Politics of the European Union”. The event will take place in two countries, Georgia and Lithuania, at the same time thanks to online communication means. In Lithuania we will gather on 28 th of April 12:30PM (Lithuanian time) at the Institute, Vokiečių str. 10, room 402. Language of the event will be English.

Despite the fact that Georgian-Lithuanian relations have been very close over the past years when Lithuania strongly supported Georgia‘s efforts to become a part of the unified political and economic spheres of Europe, there‘s plenty of room for improvement of these bilateral relations. The topic of the discussion is especially important today, when Georgia‘s efforts were awarded and it has become closer to the EU, as well as Lithuania, after the implementation of visa free regime for Georgian citizens travelling to Schengen area countries. 

We will have honourable guests at the discussion: 

- H.E. Khatuna Salukvadze, the Ambassador of Georgia to Lithuania, 

-Assoc.prof. Margarita Seselgyte, deputy director for studies of the IIRPS VU and expert of security studines,

- and Arnoldas Pranckevičius, the Head of the European Commission representation in Vilnius, Lithuania.

Discussion will be moderated by Mariam Tsitskishvili, native of Georgia and student of Eastern European and Russian studies master program at IIRPS VU. 

The event will take place in two countries, Georgia and Lithuania, at the same time thanks to the means of online communication. The internet connection will let us keep in touch with the representatives of Georgian Institute of Politics in Tbilisi who will be watching live broadcast of the discussion. They will be able to ask questions to the panel members. The broadcast will be done on the Facebook account of the Eastern European and Russian Studies master program. This means that all followers of the page will be able to join the discussion.


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