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President of Georgia to Speak at Georgetown University

January 26, 2012

WHO: H.E. Mikheil Saakashvili, president of Georgia
Georgia's radical transformation since the fall of the Soviet Union has positioned the country as a "test-case" for the region. During his official visit to the United States, President Saakashvili will visit Georgetown to reflect on Georgia's transformation and its implications for the surrounding nations. His speech, titled "Why Georgia's Transformation Matters in the Post-Soviet Space" will also offer insights into how this strategic region's politics might evolve in the coming months and years.
WHEN: Thursday, February 2, 10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
WHERE: Gaston Hall – 3rd Floor of Healy Hall
Georgetown University
37th & O Street, NW
Washington, DC 20057
BMW Center for German and European Studies
Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies
Georgetown University Office of the President
COVERAGE: Media interested in attending must RSVP to Rob Mathis at 202-687-4328 or Press will need to present valid credentials on campus.
Rob Mathis


Georgetown University37th and O Streets, N.W., Washington D.C. 20057(202) 687.0100

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