PESTUGE All-Partner Management Meeting in Tbilisi, October 2017
Tbilisi State University hosted PESTUGE project all-partner management meeting on October 3-5 in Tbilisi, Georgia. Project group visited Tbilisi State University for working visit to discuss the progress of the project, future activities and reporting process. Project coordinator Dr. Walt Kilroy presented the feedback of successful performance received from the project officer based on the project midterm report. Also, in the frame of the visit project group held a meeting with Erasmus + National Office representatives and discussed project progress and sustainability.
The aim of the program is the development of the Peace Studies in Georgia and facilitating academic research in this area. The three-year project goals are to establish the peace studies modules in the existing graduate curricula of the four higher education institutions in Georgia, establish the Institute of Peace Studies and facilitate the academic research of the professors involved in the project. The project also envisages trainings in two regional centers in Georgia – Zugdidi and Gori, development of national academic network for peace and conflict transformation and the provision of equipment, educational materials and academic data-bases for the involved universities