International Cooperation

The EU Funded Project - Capacity Building in International Relations, Georgia

The EU funded project “Capacity Building in International Relations, Georgia” was launched on 15 November, 2013. This two-year project is aimed at developing the administrative capacity of institutions involved in advancing EU-Georgia relations, principally: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, The Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia and The Office of the State Minister of Georgia on European and Euro-Atlantic Integration as well as the professional capacity of Georgian diplomats and state officials working on issues pertaining to international relations. The project also aims at supporting the development of diplomatic training centre and staff training.

United Nations Development Programme

In Partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Center for Effective Governance System and Territorial Arrangement Reform on October 2014 was conducted seminar. 75 representatives from all regional local governments participated in the seminar. The main theme of the seminar was “Georgia and EU: Political Association and Economic Integration”.

NATO-Georgia Professional Development Programme 

In May, 2014, programme "Critical Thinking on Dynamics, Objectives and Strategies" was conducted. The programme was co-funded by the NATO-Georgia Professional Development Programme. The seminar included participants from different state institutions working in the security sector, namely: the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Ministry of Defence, the Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Office of the National Security Council of Georgia, Parliament of Georgia, State Security and Crisis Management Council of Georgia, State Chancellery. The seminar aimed to enhance the ability of Georgian public officials and analysts to think strategically about Georgia’s and the region’s competitive position, familiarize them with scenario building and the growing number of connections between and among the state, regional and global actors. Participants also underwent Training of Trainers (TOT) workshop

In November 2015, joint seminar "International Relations: Intercultural Communications" was conducted for the civil servants from several organisations. Topics included cultural characteristics of different countries, cultural differences and their influence on international relations. The course was financed by the NATO-Georgia Professional Development Programme. 

Commercial Law Development Programme (CLDP), Office of General Council, United States Department of Commerce

Levan Mikeladze Diplomatic Training Centre (DTC) has been cooperating with the U.S. Department of Commerce Commercial Law Development Programme (CLDP) for more than three years. CLDP provided significant assistance to DTC in an effort to develop economic diplomacy training for current and future Georgian diplomats. CLDP provided training for DTC trainers and trainees in 2012-2014 through a series of programmes, which included U.S. Consultations in Washington and trainings in Tbilisi. As a result of three years cooperation of the U.S. Department of Commerce Commercial Law Development Programme (CLDP) and DTC Economic Diplomacy Guidebook was prepared