The Georgian Foundation for Strategic and International Studies (GFSIS) is pleased to announce a call for applications for the 2024 professional training program Capacity-Building of the Georgian Leadership Community for Improved Decision-Making and Negotiation Skills (CBGL). The project targets mid-level public servants and intends to strengthen their professional skills and knowledge in policy development and negotiation techniques.

Throughout the six-month training course, participants will gain theoretical knowledge and practical skills in Euro-Atlantic integration, policy planning, and analysis. Furthermore, under the guidance of GFSIS mentors, the participants will elaborate policy papers on issues pertinent to the country. Upon completion of the program, a public discussion of all policy paper topics will be held.

The training sessions will start in September 2024 and end by March 2025. Lectures will be held at GFSIS office (Shio Chitadze 3a) three times a week (except weekends) from 19:00 to 21:00 pm. The language of instruction is Georgian.

Program selection criteria:

  • University-level education
  • Relevant work experience in the public sector
  • High interest towards policy analysis and policy document development

Application process:

To apply, please submit motivation letter and CV to  [email protected], no later than June 17, 2024, 18:00 pm.

Only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

For additional information about the program, please contact the Program Coordinator, Elene Imnadze, at office phone number 032 2 47 35 55

The Rondeli Foundation has been implementing this program since 2009, with the support of the Swedish International Development Agency (Sida).