The Caucasus Dialogue is an open international platform for exchange of opinions on the global politics and international relations matters of importance to the Caucasus.
Experts in Caucasian studies from Abkhazia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Iran, Russia, Slovenia, Turkey, and Southern Ossetia participate in the project. The experts analyze interests of large international players in the Caucasus and consider economic projects for the Caucasus countries, prospects for energy and humanitarian cooperation.
The Caucasus Dialogue is called to become a platform for constructive discussions, which in the future can serve as a basis for a discussion of existing regional problems and prospects for cooperation on a higher level. Participation in the project will bring new meetings with interesting and enthusiastic people, give a chance to acquire excellent professional experience and result in many positive impressions.
Who can become a participant?
young foreign affairs experts, political scientists, economists, lawyers, journalists;
representatives of NGOs focusing on international cooperation and public diplomacy;
young diplomats, public figures and governmental officials;
postgraduate students specializing in the above mentioned areas.
knowledge of Russian;
age group: 23-35;
interest in the Caucasus region;
a proactive approach to life and a wish to develop professionally;
- availability of publications on the topics associated with the Caucasus regions is an advantage.
Terms of participation:
the Gorchakov Fund will cover accommodation in double rooms, meals, transfer from the airport to the event venue and will provide visa support to the citizens of Georgia;
the participants are responsible for their own travel expenses to/from Mineralnye Vody;
at the end of the forum all participants will receive certificates.
In order to participate, the applicants should complete an application form of the Gorchakov Fund and attach a photo (face photo, light solid background, vertical position), a signed recommendation letter with the contact information, and a motivation letter in a free format.
The program in previous years
2018. The Caucasus Dialogue – 2018. Day 2. The Caucasus in media space
2019. The Caucasus Dialogue – 2019. Day 1. About interests of Russia and external players
2019. The Caucasus Dialogue – 2019. Day 2. “Not about love, but survival