The U.S. Government-supported Hydropower Investment Promotion Project (HIPP) held a two-day Cross-Border Electricity Trading Conference to promote private sector led development of the Georgian clean energy industry on May 15 and 16, 2013 in Tbilisi. U.S. Embassy Chargé d'affaires Bridget Brink and Minister of Energy and Natural Resources of Georgia Kakha Kaladze made remarks to open the conference.
On Tuesday May 14, 2013 at 12:00 U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director Stephen M. Haykin welcomed students and energy companies to a job fair entitled “Energy Education Programs to Support the Workforce in Energy Sector” at Georgian Technical University The job fair is supported by USAID’s New Applied Technology Efficiency and Lighting Initiative (NATELI II) Education Grants Program and aims to develop study programs in the energy sector.
On May 11, at 11:00 a.m., USAID Mission Director Mr. Stephen M. Haykin joined Mr. Aluda Goglichidze, the Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia and Ms. Marina Ushveridze, Applied Civic Education and Teacher Training Program Director to open the Second National Fair-Conference of the Civics Teachers’ Forum at the Tbilisi Expo Georgia.
Deputy Chief of Mission Bridget Brink joined Supreme Court Chairman Konstantine Kublashvili and Minister of Justice Tea Tulukiani, to open a first-of-its-kind conference entitled Gender in the Court: Working Toward a More Inclusive Court System. The conference was supported by USAID through its implementer, the Judicial Independence and Legal Empowerment Project in Georgia (JILEP).
U.S. Ambassador to Georgia Richard Norland joined First Lady Sandra Roloefs, WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Health Related UN Millennium Development Goals in the European Region (Chairperson of CCM), Minister of Labor, Health and Social Affairs David Sergeenko, and Minister of Corrections Sozar Subari to observe World TB Day on March 22 in Tbilisi.
Last updated: July 10, 2014