Presentation of the ninth issue of Civicus at Sokhumi State University

On October 24, the presentation of the eighth issue of the online edition Civicus was held at Sokhumi State University. This issue of Civicus is about peace. Levan Lortkiphanidze the editor of Civicus and Tamar Karaia an executive director of the Civic Education Lecturers Association talked about the ninth issue of Civicus and the aim of the online edition. Tinatin Maghedani and Shota Narsia, the students who are working on the online edition, introduced their articles to the audience.

Readers are able to see the translation of the article “Johan Galtung: Positive and negative peace” written by Baljit Singh Grewal, researcher of School of Social Science at Auckland University of Technology. You can also read the interview with Nino Nanitashvili – sociologist, civic education activist and several international prize laureate. Nino speaks about her experience in the field of peace-building. 

Like in the previous publications, in this issue readers can also see the articles about the movies and written works on peace.

What does the real peace mean? You’ll be able to answer this question after reading the new issue of Civicus.

During the presentation, students from Sokhumi State University expressed their interest and the willingness to cooperate with Civicus.

The event was made possible with the financial support of USAID in the framework of the project Strengthening Electoral Processes (SEP), implemented by the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES).

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