“Cold war: Past or Present?” - Zurab Abashidze

24 November, 2020

GIPA’s Public Administration MA program hosted a public lecture of Zurab Abashidze on November 24h. The topic of the lecture was “Cold war: Past or Present?”

Currently, Zurab Abashidze serves as a Prime Minister’s Special Representative in Relations with Russia. He used to be an ambassador of Georgia in Benelux countries from 1993 to 2000 and at the same time headed Georgian mission in European Union and NATO. Furthermore, From 2000 to 2004, he was an ambassador of Georgia in Russian Federation.

Zurab Abashidze is an author of the following books:

  • “Nato and Georgia: From Utopia to Reality”
  • “Cold War: Past or Present?”
  • “In the Shadow of the Ruins”