Ph.D. Nika Chitadze

Contact Info

  • Director of the Center for International Studies
  • Nika
  • Chitadze
  • https://centers.ibsu.edu.ge/index.php/en/home-cas

Specific and Technical Skills

Languages
  • Georgian – Native Language; English – Fluent (TOEFL 105); Russian (Fluent); Turkish (Poor); German (Poor): French (Poor).
Technical Skills
  • Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel
Education
  • Training Course, NATO Defense College , Partnership for Peace Consortium`s Second Annual Educators Program, 2008, Rome, Italy
  • Summer School for Democracy , Council of Europe , Political Affairs, 2006, Strasbourg, France
  • PhD, Tbilisi State University, Department of Social, Economic and Political Geography, 2004, Tbilisi, georgia
  • Research Project , Central European University, International Relations, 2002, Budapest, Hungary
  • Doctoral Program , University of Oxford, Department of Politics and International relations, 2002, Oxford, UK
  • Project-Study Tour on Management and Public Relati, EU Program TACIS , Management, 2001, Mannheim, Germany
  • Certificate Course, George C. Marshall European Center for International and Security Studies , Security Studies , 1999, Munich, Germany
  • Training Courses and Research , Summer School in Political Science and International Relations, Political Science/International Relations , 1998, Krakow, Poland
  • MA, Diplomatic Academy of Georgia, International Relations/Diplomacy, 1996-1998, Tbilis, Georgia
  • MA, Tbilisi State University, Department of Social, Economic and Political Geography, 1995-1998, Tbilis, Georgia
  • BA, Tbilisi State University, Department of Social, Economic and Political Geography, 1987-1993, Tbilis, Georgia
Academic and Administrative Experience
  • Professor, International Black Sea University, Social Sciences , From 2017
  • Director of the Center for International Studies , International Black Sea University, Vice-Rector`s Office, From 2018 - Present
  • Director of the Black Sea Region Geopolitical Research Center, International Black Sea University, Vice-rector`s Office, 2015-2017
  • Coordinator of the MA and Ph.D. Programs (Politics and International Relations) Faculty of Social , International Black Sea University, Social Sciences , 2014-2015
  • Foreign Relations Division, Ministry of Economy, Department of Science and Technology, 04/1994-05/1995
  • Senior Specialist, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy Research and Analysis Center, 07/1997-08/1998
  • Advisor to Deputy Minister of Defense, Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Defense, 09/1998-11/1999
  • Head of International Organizations Division, Ministry of Defense, Department of Strategic Research and Military Policy, 11/1999-08/2000
  • Head of the Division, State Agency for Regulation Oil and Gas Resources of Georgia, Public Relations Division, 2000-2004
  • Senior Advisor, National Security Council of Georgia, International Security Department, 2004-2005
  • President of the Center, George C. Marshall Alumni Union, Georgia-International and Security Research Center , Since 2002-Present
  • Vice-Dean, International Black Sea University, Faculty of Social Sciences, 2011-2014
Research Interests
  • Political Sciences, International Relations, Human Geography
Teaching Interests
  • Political Science, International Relations, Human Geography
Selected Publications
Journals
  • Nika Chitadze Natalya Beruashvili . (2017). Globalization as One of the Main Indicators of the New World Order and the Role of U.S. in This Process. Journal in Humanities. 6(2), pp.23-31. https://jh.ibsu.edu.ge/jms/index.php/SJH/article/view/357.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze. (2011). შავი ზღვის რეგიონის ძირითადი “გეოპოლიტიკური მოთამაშეები”. Black Sea Peacebilding Network. 5, pp.1-23.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze. (2011). Poland and Eastern Policy. Nowy Prometeusz. 1, pp.-.
  • Dr. nika Chitadze. (2011). Georgia`s National Security and Regional Policy after the August 2008 War. Regional Conflicts and Transformation. -, pp.105-117.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze. (2010). Crisis Management and Intergovernmental coordination in Georgia after Georgia-Russia war. NUPI, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs. -, pp.-.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze. (2009). The Global Geopolitical Importance of the United States. George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies. Garmisch-Parkenkirchen, Germany. -, pp.-.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze. (2009). Europe’s Role in Settlement of the Conflicts in Georgia.. Black Sea Peacebuilding Network. 2, pp.-.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze. (2008). Security Trends in the Black Sea Area and Role of Georgia in the Energy Security of the Region. Journal Strategic Monitor. 2(1), pp.45-53.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze. (2008). Russian Foreign policy. http://members.pims.org/groups/george-c-marshall-alumni-union-georgia. -, pp.-.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze. (2008). Consequences of the war between Russia and Georgia. Чорноморска Безпека. 10(4), pp.46-52.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze. (2007). Geopolitical concept since the industrial epoch. http://members.pims.org/groups/george-c-marshall-alumni-union-georgia. -, pp.-.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze. (2007). Problems of Terrorism. http://members.pims.org/groups/george-c-marshall-alumni-union-georgia. -, pp.-.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze. (2007). Geopolitics in South Caucasus. http://members.pims.org/groups/george-c-marshall-alumni-union-georgia. -, pp.-.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze. (2007). The Frozen Conflicts in Georgia. http://members.pims.org/groups/george-c-marshall-alumni-union-georgia. -, pp.-.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze. (2007). Conflict in Abkhazia. http://members.pims.org/groups/george-c-marshall-alumni-union-georgia. -, pp.-.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze. (2007). USA-Georgia Relations. http://members.pims.org/groups/george-c-marshall-alumni-union-georgia. -, pp.-.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze. (2007). EU Relations with Georgia and South Caucasus. http://members.pims.org/groups/george-c-marshall-alumni-union-georgia. -, pp.-.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze. (2007). Geopolitics. Comparative Schools. http://members.pims.org/groups/george-c-marshall-alumni-union-georgia. -, pp.-.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze. (2007). Geopolitics of the Ancient period. http://members.pims.org/groups/george-c-marshall-alumni-union-georgia. -, pp.-.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze. (2007). Role of Georgia in the Energy Security of the Black Sea Region. Чорноморска Безпека. 1(5), pp.24-30.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze. (2007). Conflict in Abkhazia and Perspectives of Resolution. Чорноморска Безпека. 2(7), pp.15-24.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze. (2006). Main Aspects of the NATO-Georgia Relations. The Quarterly Journal “Black Sea Security”. 2(4), pp.44-50.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze. (2005). Security Problems within Post-Soviet Space. The Quarterly Journal Connections. Partnership for Peace Consortium of Defense Academics and Security Studies Institutes. 4(2), pp.1-5.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze. (2005). Проблемы и вызовы региональной стабильности и безопасности на Южном Кавказе. The Quarterly Journal “Black Sea Security”. 3(5), pp.42-48.
  • ნიკა ჩიტაძე. (2004). კასპიის სანავთობო პროექტები და საქართველო: გეოგრაფიული ასპექტები. საქართველოს გეოგრაფია. 2(17), pp.130-132 .
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze. (2004). National Security and Foreign-Political Priorities of Georgia. Journal published by Center for International Security and Strategic Studies (Ukraine). -, pp.22-36.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze. (2003). Energy and Security in Europe(EU, NATO, Russia, Partners) . Journal of the PfP Consortium of Defense Academics and Security Studies Institutes. 15, pp.109-113.
  • ნიკა ჩიტაძე. (2003). ნავთობის მსოფლიო გეოგრაფია. ახალი აზრი. 7(13), pp.40-49.
  • ნიკა ჩიტაძე. (2001). ბაქო-თბილისი-ჯეიჰანის ნავთობსადენი და საქართველო.. საქართველოს ნავთობი და გაზი. 2(5), pp.26-28.
  • ნიკა ჩიტაძე. (2001). საქართველოს ნავთობისა და გაზის რესურსების მარეგულირებელი სახელმწიფო სააგენტოს საქმიანობის, მიზნებისა და ამოცანების ძირითადი ასპექტები. "საქართველოს ნავთობი და გაზი". 1(4), pp.21-25.
  • ნიკა ჩიტაძე. (2001). საქართველოს ნავთობისა და გაზის მარეგულირებელი სახელმწიფო სააგენტოს მიზნები და ამოცანები. "ენერგია". 3, pp.45-55.
  • ნიკა ჩიტაძე. (2001). კასპიის სანავთობო პროექტები და საქართველოს მომავალი.. "ახალი აზრი". 2(17), pp.28-38.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze. (2000). The Role of GUUAM in the Post-Soviet Era. Alumni Newsletter. Vol.2, pp.3-4.
Proceedings
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze Conflicts Existing in the Black Sea Region and Perspectives for their Resolution. Materials of the Conference Black Sea Region in the Changing European Context. November, 2007. Tbilis, Georgia. pp.79-91.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze Terrorism and the weapons of mass destruction. The War on Terror after 10 Years. 2012. Zagreb, Croatia.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze NATO and International Cooperation in the fight against terrorism in Afghanistan. NATO, The fight against International Terrorism in Afghanistan and Security Situation in Central Asia Since 9/11. 2011. Ankara, Turkey.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze Main aspects of International Cooperation against Terrorist Plans – Case of Afghanistan. Combating Terrorism Working Group Meeting. Improving International Cooperation against Radicalization and Terrorist Plans in Europe, The U.S., and Beyond. 2011. Reichenau An Der Rax. Austria .
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze Geopolitical Realities in the Black Sea/Caspian Region after Georgia-Russia War. Globalization and Security in Black – Caspian Sea Regions. 6-th Silk Road International Conference, organized by International Black Sea University, N. 2011. Batumi, Georgia.
  • ნიკა ჩიტაძე ობამას ადმინისტრაციის გადატვირთვის პოლიტიკა და მისი გავლენა საერთაშორისო უსაფრთხოებაზე. ამერიკა: XXI საუკუნის გამოწვევები. 2011. თბილისი.
  • ნიკა ჩიტაძე საქართველოს ავტონომიური რესპუბლიკების სამართლებრივი სტატუსი: წარსული, აწმყო, მომავალი. სახელმწიფოსა და სამართლის ძირითადი პრინციპები. 2011. თბილისი.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze EU-Russia-China Relations. Solidarity-Integration-Development. New Challenges for Europe. 2011. Krynica, Poland.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze NATO-one of the key player in Combating Terrorism . PfP Consortium Combating Terrorism Working Group (CTWG). 2011. Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze Georgia - South Caucasus State on the crossroad of the three Civilizations. International Symposium "The Black Sea Area in a Changing World - Old Issues in a New Bottle". 2011. Shizuoka, Japan.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze Assessment of the current status and prospects for resolution of the frozen conflicts in Georgia. The unresolved conflicts in the South Caucasus: Implications for European and Eurasian Integrations. 2011. University of Kent, Brussels, Belgium.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze NATO-one of the main guarantees of peace and security in South Caucasus. Perceptions of NATO: a Balance 60 Years After. 2010. Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze History of the Homegrown Terrorism. PfP consortium working group meeting. 2010. Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze Energy Factor, as one of the main reason of Russia-Georgia War and current confrontation between two states. International Conference: Evolving Strategic Environment and the Energy Security in the Wider Black Sea Region. 2010. Bucharest, Romania.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze Black Sea countries: Actors and Power Analysis. Regional meeting - organised within “CMI Black Sea Peace-building Network”. 2010. Kyiv, Ukraine.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze NATO-Georgia Relations and its impact on the Regional Stability. Conference organized by Information and Documentation Center of NATO in Ukraine. 2009. Kharkov, Ukraine.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze Main Foreign Policy and National Security Priorities of Georgia after Georgia-Russia War. Opportunities and Challenges of the Regional Cooperation in South Caucasus. 2009. Erevan, Armenia.
  • ნიკა ჩიტაძე რუსეთიდან მომდინარე ძირითადი საფრთხეები და გამოწვევები ომის შემდგომ პერიოდში. რუსეთი-საქართველო: რამდენად რეალურია ახალი აგრესია. 2009. თბილისი.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze NATO-Georgia Relations and its impact on the Regional Stability. Conference organized by Information and Documentation Center of NATO in Ukraine. 2009. Kharkov, Ukraine.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze Main Foreign Policy and National Security Priorities of Georgia after Georgia-Russia War. Opportunities and Challenges of the Regional Cooperation in South Caucasus. 2009. Erevan, Armenia.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze Achievements in the Teaching Security Studies at the Educational Institutes of Georgia after “Rose Revolution”. Enhancing Security Sector Governance Through Education and Research. NATO Program Security Through Science. 2009. Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze The Role of the Caspian Energy Projects in the formation new security environment in the Black Sea/Caspian Region. Turkey-South Caucasus; Energy Cooperation. 2009. Istanbul, Turkey.
  • ნიკა ჩიტაძე რუსეთიდან მომდინარე ძირითადი საფრთხეები და გამოწვევები ომის შემდგომ პერიოდში. რუსეთი-საქართველო: რამდენად რეალურია ახალი აგრესია. 2009. თბილისი .
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze Development of Democratic Institutions and Resolution of the Conflicts: Guarantees of the internal security and stability in South Caucasus". : CAUCASIAN SECURITY: OLD LANDSCAPE IN A NEW ENVIRONMENT. 2009. Baku.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze Geopolitics of the Black Sea Region. School of Political Studies of the Council of Europe. 2008. Strasbourg, France.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze Role of the European Union in the development of cooperation in the Black Sea Region. International Conference – Policy of Ukraine toward Black Sea Caspian Region in the context of EU Strategy. 2008. Odessa, Ukraine. pp.137-140.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze Geopolitics of the Black Sea Region. Summer School of Political Studies of the Council of Europe. 2008. Strasbourg, France.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze Caspian Region in the context of EU Strategy. -. 2008. Odessa, Ukraine. pp.137-140.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze Georgia-Russia War and its impact on the Security Environment in the Black Sea Region. Security Risks and threats in the Greater Black Sea Area. 2008. Bucharest, Romania.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze Military-Political, Security and Energy Aspects of the Regional Cooperation in the Black Sea Region. Materials of the Conference Black Sea Region in the Changing European Context. 2007. Tbilis, Georgia. pp.57-65.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze Security Trends in the South Caucasus and their impact on the Euro-Atlantic Area. Problems of the Cooperation in South Caucasus Region. 2007. Warsaw, Poland. pp.11-18.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze Military-Political, Security and Energy Aspects of the Regional Cooperation in the Black Sea Region. Black Sea Region in the Changing European Context. 2007. Tbilisi, Georgia.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze Role of the South Caucasus in the Modern World. Main Foreign Policy Priorities of Turkey. 2007. Kars, Turkey.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze Conflicts Existing in the Black Sea Region and Perspectives for their Resolution. Black Sea Region in the Changing European Context. 2007. Tbilisi, Georgia.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze Security Trends in the South Caucasus and their impact on the Euro-Atlantic Area. Problems of the Cooperation in South Caucasus Region. 2007. Warsaw, Poland. pp.11-18.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze Security Trends on the Eurasian Periphery and their impact on Eurasia. European Security Study Course at the NATO School. 2005. Oberammergau, Germany.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze NATO-Georgia Relations. Perspectives of the NATO Enlargement. 2005. Krakow, Poland.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze Perspectives of Cooperation in Caspian-Black Sea Region. Ukraine in the Black Sea-Caspian Region: Security Challenges and Democratic Control. 2004. Sebastopol, Ukraine. pp.10-22.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze Multilateral organizations and the new approach to IDPs in Georgia. Multilateral Organizations in the Caucasus and Central Asia. 2004. Oslo, Norway.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze Conflicts in Georgia and possible ways of the conflict resolution. Frozen Conflicts of the Ex-USSR Area in a new Geopolitical Context. 2004. Chisinau, Moldova.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze NATO, EU and the crisis in the South Caucasus. NATO and EU Approaches to Crisis Management in the face of Current Security Challenges. 2003. Krakow, Poland. pp.55-60.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze Energy and Security in Europe (EU, NATO, Russia, Partners). ). Journal of the PfP Consortium of Defense Academics and Security Studies Institutes. 2003. Dubrovnik, Croatia. pp.109-113.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze Implications for Caucasus Security, view from Georgia. International Seminar Southeast European Security after the 2004 Dual Enlargement. 2003. Bucharest, Romania. pp.100-103.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze NATO, EU and the crisis in the South Caucasus. EU Approaches to Crisis Management in the face of Current Security Challenges. 2003. Krakow, Poland. pp.55-60.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze Caucasus and Caspian oil: Political Aspects. `Society and Geography. First Georgian-Israeli Geographical Seminar. 2000. 149-156.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze Caucasus and Caspian oil: Political Aspects. `Society and Geography. First Georgian-Israeli Geographical Seminar. 2000. Tbilisi, Georgia. pp.149-156.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze Terrorists use of Internet, as a one of the main threat for the International Security in the 21-th Century. PFP consortium working group meeting. -. Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze Role of the European Union in the development of cooperation in the Black Sea Region. Policy of Ukraine toward Black Sea. -. -.

Citied Publications

  • Journal of the PfP Consortium of Defense Academics and Security Studies Institutes/ Energy and Security in Europe (EU, NATO, Russia, Partners)
  • NATO and EU Approaches to Crisis Management in the face of Current Security Challenges/ NATO, EU and the crisis in the South Caucasus
  • საქართველოს გეოგრაფია/ კასპიის სანავთობო პროექტები და საქართველო: გეოგრაფიული ასპექტები
  • Partnership for Peace Consortium of Defense Academics and Security Studies Institutes/ Security Problems within Post-Soviet Space
  • Black Sea Region in the Changing European Context/ Military-Political, Security and Energy Aspects of the Regional Cooperation in the Black Sea Region
  • Journal Strategic Monitor/ Security Trends in the Black Sea Area and Role of Georgia in the Energy Security of the Region
  • Security Risks and threats in the Greater Black Sea Area/ Georgia-Russia War and its impact on the Security Environment in the Black Sea Region
  • https://members.marshallcenter.org/user. George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies/ The Global Geopolitical Importance of the United States
  • Perceptions of NATO: a Balance 60 Years After/ NATO-one of the main guarantees of peace and security in South Caucasus
  • Globalization and Security in Black – Caspian Sea Regions. 6-th Silk Road International Conference, organized by International Black Sea University, N/ Geopolitical Realities in the Black Sea/Caspian Region after Georgia-Russia War
  • Reassessing Security in the South Caucasus. Regional Conflicts and Transformation/ Georgia`s National Security and Regional Policy after the August 2008 War
  • წიგნის- What is NATO?- თარგმანი ქართულ ენაზე/ რა არის ნატო? ტრანსატლანტიკური ალიანსის შესახებ
  • ბროშურის- NATO-Georgia Relations-თარგმანი ქართულ ენაზე/ თანამშრომლობის გაღრმავება საქართველოსთან

Books

  • Dr. Nika Chitadze. (2011). Geopolitics. Tbilisi, Georgia: -. 978-9941-17-328-8
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze. (2008). Geopolitics. Tbilisi, Georgia: -. 978-9941-0-0701-9
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze. (2008). NATO. North-Atlantic Alliance. Main quadrant of the Peace and Security in the World. Tbilisi, Georgia: -. 978-9941-0-0315-8
  • Dr. Nika Chitadze. (2007). NATO’s Role in South Caucasus Regional Security. Tbilisi, Georgia: American University for Humanities. 978-99940-69-82-8
  • Nika Chitadze. (2017). World Geography. Political, Economic and Demographic Dimensions. Germany: Scholars Press . 978-3-330-65237-8

Thesis Supervised

  • Ketevan Chakhava. (Since 2012). Common Defense, foreign and security policy as one of the main strategies of European Union in the Modern period.. International Black Sea University. PhD
  • Baia Ivaneishvili. (Since 2012). America in Multipolar World. International Black Sea University. PhD
  • Tamar Karazanishvili. (Since 2012). Current Processes in North Africa: Democracy or Chaos. International Black Sea University. PhD
  • Nata Papavadze. (2011). Globalization of the political space in the XXI century. International Black Sea University. MA
  • Sopo Gureshidze. (2011). Foreign Policy and National Security Priorities of Georgia after Georgia-Russia War. International Black Sea University. MA
  • Gvantsa Gabatashvili. (2011). Conflicts in the Black Sea Region. International Black Sea University. MA
  • Teona Kalandadze. (2011). “Reset Policy” and its influence on Georgia. University of Georgia. MA
  • Stela Kasradze. (2010). Main directions of the reformation the security system in Georgia. University of Georgia. MA
  • Neliko Rukhadze. (2010). Role and place of Georgia in the foreign policy of US during the Bush and Obama Presidencies. University of Georgia. MA
  • Irinka Shautashvili. (2010). Russian Political vertical. University of Georgia. MA
  • Vakhtang Galumashvili. (2010). Trans-Atlantic views in NATO. American and European positions. University of Georgia. MA
  • Nutsa Gureshidze. (2009). Energy Security in the Caspian Sea Region. University of Georgia. MA
  • Beka Koberidze. (2009). NATO`s Open door policy. University of Georgia. MA
  • Jumber Maruashvili. (2009). US foreign policy related to the conflicts in case of Abkhazia and Kosovo. University of Georgia. MA
  • Elene Bobokhidze. (2009). The role of the Recognized and semi-recognized territories in the modern International Relations. University of Georgia. MA
  • Mari Gamisonia. (2009). Conflict in the Middle East. University of Georgia. MA
  • Natia Kalandadze. (2009). Geopolitical aspects of the NATO-Georgia relations. University of Georgia. MA
  • Maia Galumashvili. (2009). US Geopolitical Interests in the Black Sea Region in case of Georgia and Ukraine. University of Georgia. MA
  • Teona Margania. (2009). Russia-Georgia relations and their impact on the regional stability. Ilia State University. MA
  • Irina Labadze. (2008). NATO`s role in the 21-st Century. Ilia State University. MA

Projects

  • Black Sea Region-New Reality, New Perspectives . -. 03-10/2007
  • NATO Studies. -. 10/2007/07/2008
  • Promotion of the Transparency and Democratization of the Defense and Security Sector in Georgia in post-war period. -. -
Membership in scientific and professional communities
  • UK/Georgia Professional Network. Since 2005-Present
  • George C. Marshall Alumni Union, Georgia-International and Security Research Center. 03/2002-Present
Seminer and Events
  • ამერიკა: XXI საუკუნის გამოწვევები. თბილისი. მაისი 23-35, 2011 წ
  • დემოკრატია და სამოქალაქო საზოგადოება. ლიკანი, საქართველო. დეკემბერი, 2005
  • Partnership of Peace Consortium of Defence and Security Studies Institutes European Security Study Group Meeting. Stockholm, Sweden. September 9-10, 2002
  • XXI Economic Forum. “Solidarity-Integration-Development. New Challenges for Europe”. Krynica, Poland. September 7-9, 2011
  • PfP Consortium Combating Terrorism Working Group Meeting. Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany . September 4-6, 2009
  • PfP Consortium Combating Terrorism Working Group Meeting. Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. September 18-20,2008
  • NATO in the 21-st Century. Tbilisi. October 30, 2007
  • Black Sea Region after 9/11. Ankara, Turkey. October 14-15, 2006
  • Partnership of Peace Consortium of Defence and Security Studies Institutes Future of NATO Study Group Meeting. Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey. October 10-11, 2002
  • Perspectives of cooperation between Balkans and Black Sea Regions. Belgrade, Serbia. November 3, 2007
  • Security Risks and Threats in the Greater Black Sea Area. Bucharest, Romania. November 24-25, 2008
  • Energy Security in the Black Sea Region. Kyiv, Ukraine. May, 14-15, 2007
  • Partnership of Peace Consortium of Defence and Security Studies Institutes Euro-Atlantic Security Study Group Meeting. Dubrovnik, Croatia. May 5-6, 2003
  • Ukraine in the Black-Sea-Caspian Region: Security Challenges and Democratic Control. Sebastopol, Ukraine. May 24-26, 2004
  • Perseptions of NATO: a Balance 60 Years After. Lisbon, Portugal. May 17-18, 2010
  • PfP Consortium Combating Terrorism Working Group Meeting. Tirana, Albania. March 4-5, 2008
  • Partnership for Peace Consortium`s Second Annual Educators Program. Rome, Italy. June 9-12, 2008
  • Partnership for Peace Consortium`s Second Annual Educators Program. Rome, Italy. June 9-12, 2008
  • Defining Future Directions in Alliances, Coalitions, and Cooperation. Garmisch-Partenkirkhen, Germany. June 6-10, 2005
  • Eastern Links: Connecting for the European Future. Tbilisi. June 23, 2011
  • Black Sea Regional Security. Alushta, Ukraine. June 20-21, 2006
  • Invited Expert at the 3rd Summer University for Democracy. Strasbourg, France. July, 3-4, 2008
  • Summer University for Democracy of the Schools of Political Studies of the Council of Europe. Strasbourg, France. July, 10-14, 2006
  • NATO School . Oberammergau, Germany. January, 27-28, 2003
  • NATO and EU Intervention Capabilities and New Security Challenges for Transatlantic Relations . Bratislava, Slovakia. January 19-21, 2004
  • ransformation, Intervention, Prevention and Way-Ahead with Security Cooperation . Berlin, Germany. February 8-9, 2005
  • Consequences of the Russia-Georgia War. Paris, France. February 20-22, 2009
  • Regional meeting- organised within “CMI Black Sea Peace-building Network”. Kyiv, Ukraine. December 8-10, 2010
  • CAUCASIAN SECURITY: OLD LANDSCAPE IN A NEW ENVIRONMENT. Baku. December 11, 2009
  • Terrorism as a main threat for the National Security of Georgia. Tbilisi. April 4, 2007
  • Crisis Management Concepts, Capabilities and Mechanisms in the Euro-Atlantic Areas. Bologna, Italy. April 18-19, 2004
  • ევროპის კავშირი და კავკასია. ბაკურიანი. 9-10 ოქტომბერი, 2005
  • Security Trends on the Crossroads of Eurasia. Washington, USA. 9-10 September, 2004
  • რუსეთის სამშვიდობო ძალები საქართველოს კონფლიქტურ რეგიონებში. თბილისი. 9 ნოემბერი, 2005 წ.
  • NATO a Factor of a Peace and Democracy for 60 Years. Baku, Azerbaijan. 9 March, 2010
  • საქართველოს ანტიკორუფციული სტრატეგია. ბაკურიანი. 8-9 აგვისტო, 2005 წ.
  • NATO, The fight against International Terrorism in Afghanistan and Security Situation in Central Asia Since 9/11. Ankara, Turkey. 8-9 April, 2011
  • Conflicts in the 21-st Century. Marshall Center, Garmisch-Partenkirkchen, Germany. 8-12 June, 2004
  • საქართველოს ენერგეტიკული უსაფრთხოების ძირითადი ასპექტები. თბილისი. 7-8 მარტი, 2003 წელი
  • NATO Enlargement: A Bridge to Stability and Security in Eastern Europe. Bucharest, Romania. 4-7 June, 2003
  • Globalization and Security in Black – Caspian Sea Regions, 6-th Silk Road International Conference. Batumi, Georgia . 28-29 May 2011
  • შავი ზღვა-კასპიის ზღვის გეოპოლიტიკა. თბილისი. 27 აპრილი, 2010 წელი
  • Constituent Assembly of the Black-Sea-Caspian Democratic Control Consortium. Kyiv, Ukraine. 27 November, 2004
  • Summer Seminar for Georgian Journalists on NATO Policies and agenda. Tbilisi, Georgia. 26-30 June, 2011
  • Problems of Cooperation in South Caucasus. Warsaw, Poland. 23-24 November, 2007
  • The War on Terror after 10 Years. Zagreb, Croatia. 2012
  • Caucasus as A Unified Cultural and Economic Area. Tbilisi, Georgia. 2012
  • Conference “The unresolved conflicts in the South Caucasus: Implications for European and Eurasian Integrations”. Brussels, Belgium. 2011
  • International Symposium "The Black Sea Area in a Changing World - Old Issues in a New Bottle". Shizuoka, Japan. 2011
  • PfP Consortium Combating Terrorism Working Group (CTWG) meeting. Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.. 2011
  • დემოკრატიული ინსტიტუტები და სამოქალაქო საზოგადოება. თბილისი. 2005-2006
  • Crisis Management Concepts, Capabilities and Mechanisms in the Euro-Atlantic Areas after the NATO Summit in Istanbul;Impact on Transatlantic Relations. Siofok, Hungary . 2004
  • NATO and EU Approaches to Crisis Management in the Face of Current Security Challenges. Institute Strategic Studies. Cracow, Poland. 2003
  • კრიზისების დარეგულირება და უწყებათშორისი კოორდინაცია. თბილისი . 20 ივნისი, 2006
  • International Conference: Evolving Strategic Environment and the Energy Security in the Wider Black Sea Region. Bucharest, Romania. 2-5 December, 2010
  • 10 – th Annual Conference. PfP Consortium of Defense Academies and Security Studies Institutes. Brussels, Belgium. 18-19 June, 2008
  • საქართველოს საგარეო პოლიტიკისა და ეროვნული უსაფრთხოების ძირითადი პრიორიტეტები. თბილისი. 18 მაისი, 2005 წელი
  • აშშ-საქართველოს ურთიერთობები. თბილისი. 18 ივნისი, 1998 წელი
  • Annual Meeting of the PfP Consortium. Zagreb, Croatia. 15-16 June, 2007
  • Combatting Terrorism working group meeting. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 13-15 April, 2010
  • Combating Terrorism Working Group Meeting. Reichenau An Der Rax. Austria . 12-14 April, 2011
  • რუსეთი-საქართველო: რამდენად რეალურია ახალი აგრესია. თბილისი. 12 ნოემბერი, 2009 წ.
  • საქართველო-რუსეთის ურთიერთობების ძირითადი ასპექტები. თბილისი. 12 ნოემბერი, 2004 წ.
  • NATO expansion to the East. Cracow, Poland. 11-12 May, 2005
  • Multilateral Organizations in the Caucasus and Central Asia. Norwegian Institute of International Affairs, Norway. 10-11 June 2004
  • სახელმწიფოსა და სამართლის ძირითადი პრინციპები. თბილისი. 10 ივნისი, 2011 წ.
  • Conflict Zones on the Post-Soviet space in the new geopolitical realities. Chisinau, Moldova. 1-2 November, 2004
  • Partnership of Peace Consortium of Defence and Security Studies Institutes Euro-Atlantic Security Study Group Meeting. -. -
Awards
  • Letter of Appreciation for the Presentation at the XX Economic Forum. 12 September, 2011. Krynica, Poland
  • Letter of Appreciation for the valuable effort and help in the program. Civil Education Workshop. USAID program. 25-26 September, 2010. Tbilisi
  • Letter of Appreciation. Graduate of the Month. George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies. May, 25, 2010. Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
  • Letter of Appreciation for the personal contribution to the 3rd Summer University for Democracy,Directorate General of Democracy and Political Affairs
  • Letter of Appreciation. For contribution to the Second Annual Educators Program. NATO Defense College. 9-12 June, 2012. Rome, Italy
  • Certificate. Graduate of the Year. Tbilisi School of Political Studies. November, 2006. Tbilisi, Georgia
  • Letter of Appreciation.For the giving lecture and contribution to NATO European Security Co-Operation Course.NATO School.2003.Oberammergau, Germany
Courses Taught
  • 12/2003-02/2006 "Security trends on the Eurasian periphery and their impact on Eurasia"
  • 10/2008/06/2011 "Geopolitics of the Black Sea Region"
  • 10/2008/06/2011 "North-Atlantic Alliance"
  • 10/2008/06/2011 "International Organizations"
  • 09/2002– Present "Comparative Politics"
  • 09/2002– Present "History of NATO"
  • 09/2002– Present "History of the United Nations"
  • 09/2002– Present "Geopolitics"
  • 09/2002– Present "Geography "
  • 09/2000-09/2010 "World Political Geography;Foreign Policy of Georgia;Int.Organizations;North-Atlantic Alliance"
  • 09/1998 – 01/1999 "World Political and Economic Geography"
  • 01/2010-present "History of Political Thought"
  • 01/2009-03/2011 "Geopolitics"
  • 01/2006-06/2006 "Central Asia in International Perspective"
  • 01/12/2005-12/2008 "Political Science; International Organizations; Social-Economic Geography"