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Russian Policy in its Neighborhood

Fri, Oct 27, 2017, 5:00pm - 6:00pm

You are cordially invited to a lecture on the topic of 

Russian Policy in its Neighborhood

Ambassador Temuri Yakobashvili
co-Founder and President of the New International Leadership Institute

Friday, October 27th
5:00 PM 

The Institute of World Politics
1521 16th Street NW
Washington, D.C.
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This event is co-sponsored by the Center for Intermarium Studies at IWP.

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About the lecture:

Ambassador Temuri Yakobashvili (former Ambassador of Georgia to the U.S.) will discuss the conditions that led to the conflict between Russia and Georgia. He will outline the steps needed to bring a lasting peace to the region and the role that the United States could play, notably in economic development. He will provide some insight from his experience as Ambassador of Georgia to the United States.

About the speaker:

Ambassador Temuri Yakobashvili is co-Founder and President of the New International Leadership Institute. He is a career diplomat who has held various positions in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, including that of a Director of the Department for the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. Previously, he was a Deputy Prime Minister and State Minister for Reintegration in the Government of Georgia, and served as an Ambassador of Georgia to the United States. Amb. Yakobashvili is a graduate of Tbilisi State University and has fulfilled training and fellowships at Oxford University’s Center of Political and Diplomatic Studies, Yale University, and Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.

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