Women's History Month - Discussion “The Role of Women in Peacebuilding and Democracy”


Women's History Month is celebrated around the world every March and aims to highlight the contribution, achievements and importance of women in the historical past and in modern society.

The Human Rights course of School of Law at Ilia State University, in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the International Republican Institute (IRI), is planning a hybrid public discussion on March 17 at 5:00 pm on “The Role of Women in Peacebuilding and Democracy”.

We will introduce you to inspiring women who have made a significant contribution to the process of building democracy through political, social and economic achievements during the discussion. The speakers will share their experiences and knowledge with the students, will talk about their career paths and challenges they have encountered in their work.

The public discussion will be held in a hybrid format and it will be possible to attend it physically as well as remotely through the platform Zoom.

Those who wish to attend the lecture in any format, please register in advance at the link:

Note: Only registered persons who have pre-registered will be able to physically attend the event.


First panel:

Nino Doborjginidze, Rector of Ilia State University
Nick Beresford, UNDP Resident Representative in Georgia
John Dipiro, Head of the Georgian Office of the International Republican Institute

Second panel:

Teona Akubardia, Member of Parliament of Georgia, Security Expert
Eka Akobia, Dean of the School of Public Administration, Caucasus University; International Relations Specialist


Mari Devidze, a student at Law School of Iliauni and a researcher at the Human Rights Clinic

 Working languages: Georgian / English

Time: March 17, 5:00 p.m.

Location: Room G106, Ilia State University (3/5 Cholokashvili Ave.)

Format: hybrid



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