On November 29, 2016 the Georgian Foundation for Strategic and International Studies with the financial support of Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) organized a public discussion for the representatives of ethnic Armenian community on “Regional Challenges and Threats” at the regional office of the Foundation in Akhalkalaki, Samtskhe-Javakheti.
The lecture was delivered by Davit Darchiashvili, Professor at Ilia State Univeristy. During the lecture Prof. Darchiashvili discussed the regional politics, Armenia-Georgian relations and the role of religion.
The discussion was held under the series of lectures on issues of nationwide importance. The aim of the series of presentations is to increase the capacity of ethnic minority community of Kvemo Kartli and Samtskhe-Javakheti, forge common understanding and vision of the Georgian state among the citizens of Georgia despite their ethnic origin and promote a national integration process in line with the principles of modern, democratic state.