The role and potential of Georgia in the matter of the possibility of unification of the countries of the South Caucasus into a single union will be discussed on May 24, at the next meeting within the framework of the process in Tekali, a Georgian village at the borders of Armenia and Azerbaijan.
As stated by the Caucasus Center of Peace-Making Initiatives, all the demonstrations and meetings of this year's Tekali process will be dedicated to the memory of Giorgi Khutsishvili, founder and director of the Tbilisi-based International Center of Conflict and Negotiation, scholar, and champion of human rights and freedoms, and peace in the Caucasus.
Speaking on the topic of "South Caucasus Union: Pros and Cons — Georgia's Role and Potential" will be Zardusht Alizadeh (Baku), Samvel Israelyan (Yerevan), and Khatuna Chapichadze (Tbilisi).
Also on the agenda are the following:
- News Speech competition, how the Tekali Art Fest (April 2014) was, and future plans
- One Caucasus Festival (Marneuli, August 2014) and Tekali process: a presentation of the interaction between the two initiatives
- Tekali Transit
- Open mic
The papers of the hearings are published on http://southcaucasus.com/ (in Russian only).
All those wishing to participate in the meeting will be provided with transportation. To reserve a seat on the bus, send an email to the organizers at [email protected] or contact the organizers by phone: +994 (55) 8726695 (Azerbaijan), +374 (55) 401459 (Armenia), +995 (599) 753754 (Georgia).