The Georgian Strategic Analysis Center (GSAC) is implementing the project “Facilitating Female Engagement in the field of Security.” The project is designed for women between the ages of 22 and 35 in the public sector, NGOs, political parties, and the media.
The 8-month training course covers the following topics:
- Legal and institutional arrangement of national security of Georgia;
- Mechanisms and practices of civil democratic oversight of the security sector;
- Conceptual documents in the field of national security of Georgia and the process of reviewing the security sector;
- Threat analysis and strategy;
- Crisis management;
- NATO, as a military-political alliance. Practical mechanisms of Georgia’s membership in NATO and future prospects;
- The European Union as Georgia’s foreign policy goal and security cooperation;
- Modern national security environment, hybrid threats and challenges coming from Russia, and new approaches in Western countries to overcome these challenges;
- Strategic leadership;
- Neuro-linguistic training to enhance women’s emotional resilience;
- The role of women in national security (Western approaches, current realities, and visions for the future);
- Effective strategic and media communication;
- Developing the skills to work in a team and make effective decisions in a stressful environment;
- Improving public speaking and writing skills;
Eight public lectures and three workshops will be held during the project.
After completing the eight-month training course, the five best-performing participants in the program will have the opportunity to participate in five regional workshops as moderators.
The Project is supported by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Georgia and is being implemented in partnership with the NATO Liaison Office in Georgia.