2012 Embassy Events
U.S. Embassy Tbilisi Supports First Caucasus Youth Council Meeting (July 19)
American Councils for International Education in cooperation with Transparency International Georgia, Gama Pro Bono Group, and the U.S. Embassy in Georgia organized the Caucasus Youth Council (CYC). A winner of the 2012 ECA Alumni Project Competition, Caucasus Youth Council gathered FLEX alumni and young leaders from Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia in Bazaleti on 19-22 July, 2012.
The main objective of the CYC is to help young and motivated people from the Caucasus region lay the foundation for future cooperation based on the principles of democracy, rule of law, and human rights. CYC participants discussed political, economic, legal and other important issues concerning the Caucasus region and drafted respective resolutions thereon. The resolutions adopted on CYC General Assembly by simple majority vote of all participants will be sent to the governments of South Caucasus countries as a recommendatory document to be considered in their polices. Participants also took part in educational activities, meetings with high profile guests, and cultural events.