ELS Diaries 2021 – March edition

In March, #ELS trainings moved offline and were held as live meetings. This gave the participants an opportunity for networking with each other as well as with the trainers. This edition of the ELS Diaries summarizes the trainings, which took place at the Emerging Leaders School (ELS) in March. In t...
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II quarterly meeting of thematic Working Groups

The second phase of the project “Promoting Youth Transformational Leaders in Georgia”, which implies the creation of thematic working groups, is successfully underway. In total, 4 working groups unite selected alumni of the Emerging Leaders School (ELS2020). Working on various interesting initia...
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Emerging Leaders School ELS2021 has started!

Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) has opened second edition of the Emerging Leaders School (# ELS2021). The opening ceremony was held online at all four target locations – Kutaisi, Zugdidi (December 12), Tbilisi and Gori (December 19).   Just like in 2020, the Emerging Leaders School 202...
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The final Closing Ceremony of the first phase of the “Emerging Leaders School” (ELS) was held for the participants from Adjara and Guria regions

On 2nd of August, in Kobuleti (Georgia Palace Hotel), Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) held the final Closing Ceremony for the participants from Adjara and Guria regions. Similarly to the preceding closing events, here as well, the ELS participants from these regions had the opportunity to meet ...
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First phase of the “Emerging Leaders School” is over: this time GIP held the Closing Ceremony in Mestia for participants from Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti region

After the kick-off ELS Closing Ceremony in Kakheti region, the event took place in Mestia (Hotel “Banguriani”), on 1st of August for the participants from Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti region. By bringing the ELS participants together, Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) gave them the opportunity to m...
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The “Emerging Leaders School” (ELS) participants organized series of Space for Discussion events

In the framework of the ELS program, the participants were provided with an opportunity to take initiative and together with their counterparts plan and organize Space for Discussion (SfD) events themselves. The Space for Discussion (SfD) was an additional series of meetings – one-day long act...
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First phase of the “Emerging Leaders School” is over: GIP held the Closing Ceremony of ELS participants from Tbilisi and Kvemo Kartli region on Lake Lopota

On 25-26 July, Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) gathered the participants of the two groups of its Emerging Leaders School (ELS) – from Tbilisi and Kvemo Kartli region – on lake Lopota for the concluding training sessions and the Closing Ceremony. The event, that brought more than 40...
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Interview with the ELS trainers

GIP asked several trainers of the Emerging Leaders School (ELS) to assess the general importance of youth engagement in the social and political processes of the country and highlight challenges that exist in Georgia in these regards. They were also asked to share their impressions on the “Emergin...
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ELS Diaries: March Edition

In February 2020, Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) launched its “Emerging Leaders School” (ELS) in four different cities of Georgia – Tbilisi, Rustavi, Batumi, and Zugdidi.  The initiative is being implemented within the framework of the project “Promoting Youth Transformational Leader...
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