GCSD summed up the first year of a program - "Enhancing the Capacity of Georgia in Preventing Violent Extremism and Radicalization"
On April 16, the Georgian Center for Strategy and Development (GCSD) summed up the first year of a program - "Enhancing the Capacity of Georgia in Preventing Violent Extremism and Radicalization".
The event was opened by Giorgi Goguadze, GCSD Director, who thanked the representatives of partner state institurions and organisations. Mariam Tokhadze, Deputy Director of GCSD, discussed the goals of the program and summarized the first year of its implementation. Maka Bibileishvili, representative of the Civic Education Teachers' Forum, and Natia Kuprashvili, representative of the Journalism Resource Center, spoke about the work done under the sub-projects within the program, lessons learned and challenges they faced. At the end of the event, GCSD representatives presented the activities planned for the next year of the program.
With the financial support of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, GCSD has launched a four-year multi-layered program in 2020. The program aims to develop the country’s capacity to prevent violent extremism and radicalization. It involves the active cooperation of the GCSD with the relevant public sectors, as well as with representatives of the media, academia, civil society and civic education teachers.