Natia Sirabidze, deputy Minister of Education, Culture and Sports of Ajara, has been named as a candidate of membership of European Cultural Parliament (ECP). She was nominated after her speech at ECP meeting in Batumi.
ECP delegates will put the candidate to the vote in January 2017. Georgia is represented at ECP by 3 members, including Levan Khetaguri, David Sakvarelidze and David Lortkipanidze.
ECP was founded in 2001 in Strasbourg, at the building of Council of Europe. This institution makes focus on promoting ideas and initiatives in culture field of eastern and western European countries.
The organization unites 160 members from 43 countries.
Natia Sirabidze was appointed Deputy Minster of Education, Culture and Sports of Ajara in September 2015. She holds doctoral degree in business administration (BSU), mass communication MA degree (UCF, USA), journalism and media management MA degree (GIPA).
She has 8-year experience of working in public relations field and 10-year experience of working in media agencies. She has worked as a lecturer for Florida University, University of Caucasus. Gr. Robakidze and Sh. Rustaveli State Universities. She has published scientific works and public communication textbooks. She has passed trainings in USA, Europe and Asia countries. She is member of Association of International Journalists and an honorary citizen of San Diego (California).