Award ceremony of the winners of the competition Master and Bachelor Papers on NATO and Security was held at MES.
The competition was held by the NGO New Generation-New Initiative and NATO Public Diplomacy Division, with the support of the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia.
The competition was designed to improve knowledge of the youth about NATO and international security issues. Students of the leading Universities of Georgia, who wrote Master and Bachelor papers on NATO and Security issues took part in the project. Experts Soso Tsintsadze, Nika Chitadze and David Aphrasidze assessed the papers.
Diana Tsutskiridze, who took the first place (The University of Georgia) and David Merkviladze, who took the second place (Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University) will leave for Brussels in order to visit NATO Head Office. Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini presented Khatia Kardava, holder of the third place (Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University) with the personal computer.
Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Dimitri Shashkini and Chairman of the New Generation-New Initiative, Mikheil Devdariani spoke about the importance of the project at the press-conference. Officer of NATO Public Diplomacy Division, Kristina Baleisyte awarded the participants with diplomas and congratulated them on their victory.
Competition Master and Bachelor Papers on NATO and Security will be held every year.