Kocha Changelia is majoring in International Relations at International Black Sea University; he is a founder of the youth organization – Georgia Youth Alliance. Kocha is a civic activist and trainer who has coordinated and implemented projects in collaboration with international organizations UNFPA, UNDP, UNICEF, and USAID. At the same time, Kocha has participated in Erasmus+ exchange programs to Sweden, Israel, Turkey, and Latvia. Kocha has been awarded the highest governmental diploma for its contribution to peace-building activities in the South Caucasus by the Supreme Council of the Republic of Georgia. From the educational perspective, Kocha has received full scholarships from international universities and currently is covering courses on politics at Würzburg University. He is constantly participating in international conferences and summits and has published few articles in regards to International Relations. His work experience includes – internships at the US Embassy and Network of Centers for Civic Engagement; Public Relations officer at Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia and Interpreter/ Regional coordinator at International Republican Institute (IRI).
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