Profiles

Mariam Japaridze

  • Country of origin: Georgia
  • Occupation: Student
  • Current residence: Estonia, Tartu
Mariam Japaridze is a third-year student in the Bachelor of International Relations at Tbilisi State University. Currently, she’s doing an exchange semester at the University of Tartu, which is ranked amongst the best 1.2% of universities in the world. Mariam is a projects coordinator at “GLOW Georgia” and a National Committee Member at the European Youth Parliament-Georgia. Being a civic activist since 2016, she has participated in various local or international conferences and trainings.

Rauf Mammadyarov

  • Country of origin: Azerbaijan
  • Occupation: Student
  • Current residence: Azerbaijan, Baku
Rauf Mammadyarov is a second-year student in Bachelor of Laws at ADA University. Currently, he lives in Baku city of Azerbaijan. He has been working at different places such as Ministry of Justice, first instance court and so on that were related to Law. He has worked as volunteer at Ministry of Justice of Azerbaijan. He is also a member of European Law Students Association(ELSA). Moreover, currently he is working at Baku City Narimanov district court as an externer.

Ana Sikhashvili

  • Country of origin: Georgia
  • Occupation: Student
  • Current residence: Georgia, Tbilisi
I’m Ana, currently studying on social and political science faculty. My main goal is to improve equality in my country, advocate people with disabilities and spread awareness about them in Georgia.

Anastasia Guledani

  • Country of origin: Georgia
  • Occupation: Student
  • Current residence: Manchester, United Kingdom
Anastasia Guledani studied A level Politics, German and History in Rossall School, in the United Kingdom. Currently she is a coordinator of Europe, Middle East and Africa Junior Branch of CISV international. She has also found a facebook platform to support Georgian pupils and students intending to study abroad. She is starting her LLB studies at IE University Madrid in September to change the world.

Mariam Lomidze

  • Country of origin: Georgia
  • Occupation: Student
  • Current residence: Georgia, Khashuri
Mariam Lomidze, studies in high school, in Georgia. She is a FLEX (Future Leaders Exchange Program) program finalist, funded by the U.S. Department of State. Mariam is an European School Summer Camp alumna. She is interested in gender equality and became a GLOW (Girls Leading Our World) organization ambassador in 2019. Mariam also started a movement, “The Voice of Girls” to defend women’s rights and spread awareness about gender inequality and its issues.

Tinatin Tabidze

  • Country of origin: Georgia
  • Occupation: Student
  • Current residence: Georgia, Tbilisi
Tinatin Tabidze holds a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University. During her studies she has completed two Erasmus+ exchange programs at Østfold University College (Norway) and at Europa-Universität Viadrina (Germany). Tinatin has participated in various international conferences and trainings and has worked in NGO sector since 2018. Tinatin’s research topics include hybrid warfare, security studies and China.

Bekkhan Umarashvili

  • Country of origin: Georgia
  • Occupation: Young professional
  • Current residence: Akhmeta, Georgia
Bekkhan Umarashvili is a 4th year Bachelor’s student at Tbilisi State University majoring in Biology. Besides his University studies, he is actively involved in different projects aimed at Youth civic engagement and empowerment not only as a volunteer but also on a professional level. in 2017 he was a part of IVLP(International Visitor Leadership Program) in the U.S and this year is selected as a finalist for the SUSI2021(Study of the U.S institutes) in the U.S at Bard College, New York. Bekkhan Umarashvili has obtained rich cross-cultural experience as a short-term Youth Exchange program fellow in Denmark and Germany. He is going to pursue his master’s degree as a molecular biologist.

Tornike Tevdoradze

  • Country of origin: Georgia
  • Occupation: Student
  • Current residence: Georgia, Tbilisi
Tornike Tevdoradze is an young professional and master’s student at Masaryk University in Czech Republic, where he studies International Relations and European Politics. He studied his Bachelor of International Relations at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University in Georgia and Political Science at Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania. Currently, he is the nominee of Czech Governmental Scholarship and is seeking to study in Ukraine for following year under Masaryk University scholarship program. Tornike has published numerous articles related to Georgia, NATO or the Caucasus. He has taken place in many conferences and, also he is a fellow of Model OSCE taken place in Batu…

Barbare Janjalashvili

  • Country of origin: Georgia
  • Occupation: Student
  • Current residence: Georgia, Tbilisi
Barbare Janjalashvili is an 18-year-old freshman at International Black Sea University, studying international relations and politics at the English sector. Apart from her academic life, she is also actively involved in non-formal education events. In 2019, Barbare was chosen as a participant at CENN green camp, which sparked her interest in volunteering. In 2021, she received a scholarship to carry out a short-term volunteering service in Gaziantep, Turkey. As an ESC volunteer, she will spend two months in summer 2021 at GEGED, a volunteering center that mainly focuses on improving the life of disadvantaged local youth and refugees from Syria.

Mariam Ketsbaia

  • Country of origin: Georgia
  • Occupation: Student
  • Current residence: Georgia, Tbilisi
Mariam is a rising senior at Tbilisi #143 Public School. She has been an active volunteer since July 2020 and holds National Award for Volunteering – ‘’The Best Volunteer of the Year 2020’’. She is actively engaged in educational activities, enriching short-term projects and trainings in various fields. Those projects include: “International Human Rights School for Young Activists’’, ‘’Moot Courts for High School Students’’, ,,AIESEC LEADERSHIP DAYS’’, and many more. Mariam is the president of Student Government at #143 Public School, member of EducationUSA Georgia Leadership Academy, as well as American Corner Tbilisi Clubs. She has been chosen as a member of Children’s Advisory Council…

Victoria Arakelyan

  • Country of origin: Georgia
  • Occupation: Student
  • Current residence: Georgia, Tbilisi
Victoria Arakelyan currently is a high school student. She is interested in International Relations and Global Affairs. Victoria is an active youngster: she is a president of the Young Diplomats’ Club located at her school, founder of the Language Speaking Club, which assists others to break any language barrier and be more confident while speaking. She speaks five languages: Russian, Georgian, English, Armenian and German. She is interested in developing the peer-education and believes that exactly this type of education is a key for success.

Mariam Paradashvili

  • Country of origin: Georgia
  • Occupation: Young professional
  • Current residence: Georgia, Tbilisi
Mariam Paradashvili has graduated with honors in Social Sciences, Humanities, and Education. Bachelor’s program of American Studies. American Pop Culture and Public Relations. She has been granted a state scholarship from the Georgian government and International Black Sea University. She has been an active member of the multicultural society. Her active involvement in Erasmus + projects, trainings, and workshops played a crucial role in her personal and career development.

Eti Meskhia

  • Country of origin: Georgia
  • Occupation: Student
  • Current residence: Georgia, Zugdidi
Eti Meskhia is involved in non-formal educational activities. She has Cambridge Assessment certificate in English and she is involved in local NGO activities, which consists attending / conducting trainings about social topics. She also participated in local NGO (European Academic Center) project ‘Modeling of European Parliament 2019’ , had delegate’s status within the project and went to France, Strasbourg in European Parliament and Council of Europe on a study visit. Eti has been involved in ‘Modeling of European Parliament’ for three years and attending this project as a delegate and coach of ‘Human Rights and Legal Affairs’ committee.

Luka Tchovelidze

  • Country of origin: Georgia
  • Occupation: Student
  • Current residence: Georgia, Gori
Luka Tchovelidze is a high school student. In 2020, he was selected as a FLEX finalist and is going to spend a 2021-22 academic year in the USA. He completed PGLF and was the participant of European School Summer Camp 2020. Luka actively takes part in debating tournaments, namely, ,,Debates for better education’’ implemented by GIDE. He was in the Youth Exchange supported by Erasmus+ took place in Poland. My interests are, but not limited to: International relations, history, economy, French language, art and music.

Mariam Papaskiri

  • Country of origin: Georgia
  • Occupation: Student
  • Current residence: Georgia, Tbilisi
Mariam Papaskiri has graduated from high school this year and is planning to pursue International Relations at university, as her fields of interest include diplomacy, law, foreign affairs and economy. As a member of FLEX (Future Leaders Exchange) and PGLF (Preparing Global Leaders Forum) international alumni networks, she fosters a sense of tolerance, equality and responsibility on a worldwide level and does her best to “be the change she wishes to see in the world.” Mariam is one of the winners of the National Georgian Language Olympiad 2021, an alumna of European School Summer Camp 2020 supported by the EU, the winner of the “Strasbourg and Basic Human Rights” project and was a Volunt…

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