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Giorgi Kakulia

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I am involved in the field of youth development, youth policy, youth training and youth work since 2001. I started to train internationally on 2006 and got rich experience in training different target groups on local, regional and international level. As well as I am experienced project manager and activist in social field, mainly focusing on youth issues.

In recent years I got involved in consulting national authorities on youth policy and youth work development..

Giorgi Kakulia has 8 references for past work as a trainer and added 2 tools to the SALTO Toolbox.

Giorgi Kakulia

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Current occupation

Trainer, Facilitator and Consultant

Work experience

2017:
• SALTO EECA EVS coordinators meeting (Rustavi, Georgia)
• Seminar “Young People for Human Rights” (Warsaw, Poland)

2016:
• SALTO EECA Training Course “Eastern Express” (Tbilisi, Georgia)
• Training Course “Education for peace – Competence development for youth workers in peace education” – 1st course (Misaktsieli, Georgia)
• Training Course “Facilitate Learning Among Cultures” (Mistaktsieli, Georgia)
• Training Course “Education for peace – Competence development for youth workers in peace education” – 2nd course (Kobuleti, Georgia)
• Training for trainers “Peace education in youth work” (Kobuleti, Georgia)
• Training Course on Resource Mobilisation (Tbilisi, Georgia)
• Regional conference for youth leaders (Batumi, Georgia)
• SALTO EECA EVS On-arrival Training (Kobuleti, Georgia)
• Training Course on Project Development (Kobuleti, Georgia)
• Training for Trainers for International Youth Trainers (Misaktsieli, Georgia)
• Training Course on Youth Inclusion (Misaktsieli, Georgia)

2015:
• Conference “7th Youth Organisations Forum of Georgia” (Tbilisi, Georgia)
• PBA “I Disagree, Therefor I Participate” (Kiyv, Ukraine)
• Training Course “Youth Builds Peace in Europe” (Kobuleti, Georgia)
• SALTO EECA EVS On-arrival Training and Mid-term evaluation meeting (Kobuleti, Georgia)
• Training for Trainers “Explore your potential” (Ganja, Azerbaijan)
• Training Course “Manage the Future – Build Partnership” (Rio Major, Portugal)
• Training Course on Civic Activism (Lopota lake, Georgia)
• Training Course “Youth Empowerment meets Conflict Transformation” (Misaktsieli, Georgia)
• SALTO EECA EVS coordinators meeting (Rustavi, Georgia)
• Training Course “Project Management Training” (Zakopane, Poland)
• Training Course “CSO Strategy Development” (Istanbul, Turkey)
• Training Course “Next Door” (Misaktsieli, Georgia)
• 2nd Eastern Partnership Youth Forum (Riga, Latvia)
• Training Course “Youth Workers competences, 2nd edition” (Kvareli, Georgia)

2014
• Training Course “Human Rights Education for Youth Empowerment” (Kobuleti, Georgia)
• Training Course “Tune in for Democracy – Citizenship and Youth Participation” (Kobuleti, Georgia)
• SALTO EECA EVS coordinators meeting (Rustavi, Georgia)
• SALTO EECA EVS Mid-term Evaluation Meeting (Gyumri, Armenia)
• SALTO EECA EVS On-arrival Training and Mid-term Evaluation Meeting (Bakuriani, Georgia)
• Partnership Building Activity “Building Non-violent Strategies in Europe” (Rustavi, Georgia)

2013
• 5th Youth Organisations Forum of Georgia (Tbilisi, Georgia)
• Training Course “Non-formal Education and Conflict Transformation” (Bakuriani, Georgia)
• Training Course “Democratic Movements and Social Media” (Dilijan, Armenia)
• SALTO EECA EVS On-arrival Training (Tbilisi, Georgia)
• SALTO EECA EVS On-arrival Trainings and Mid-term Evaluation Meeting (Signagi, Georgia)
• Training Course “U-Turn” (Reichenau, Austria)
• Training Course “Golden Frame” (Brno, Czech Republic)
• Conference “Eastern Partnership Youth Forum” (Kaunas, Lithuania)
• SALTO EECA EVS Event (Tbilisi, Georgia)
• Study Visit “Human Rights in Armenia” (Vanadzor, Gyumri, Yerevan, Armenia)
• Seminar “Challenges in EVS” (Durres, Albania)
• Training Course “Conflicts VS Negotiations” (Pambak, Armenia)
• Training Course “Youth Inclusion Meets Project Management” (Kobuleti, Georgia)
• Training Course “Youth for Peace – Youth in Peace” (Kobuleti, Georgia)
• Training Course “Hand in Hand – Formal and Non-Formal Education” (Bakuriani, Georgia)
• SALTO EECA EVS On-arrival Trainings and Mid-term Evaluation Meeting (Signagi, Georgia)
• SALTO EECA EVS Mid-term Evaluation Meeting (Signagi, Georgia)
• SALTO EECA EVS On-arrival Trainings and Mid-term Evaluation Meeting (Signagi, Georgia)
• Training Course “Against Discrimination – A Tool Box” (Dilijan, Armenia)
• Training Course “Project Management, Monitoring and Evaluation” (Schoorl, Netherlands)
• Seminar “Youth Policy Development – Challenges and Achivements” (Rustavi. Georgia)
• Seminar “Youth in the focus – sharing inclusion measures” (Zugdidi, Georgia)
• Training Course “East Meets West – For Future to Europe” (Bakuriani, Georgia)
• Training Course “Chance for Peace” (Bakuriani, Georgia)
• SALTO EECA EVS coordinators meeting (Tbilisi, Georgia)
• Training Course “SSSTING – Stimulating Sustainable Social Initiatives” (Payerbach, Austria)

2012
• SALTO EECA EVS On-arrival Trainings and Mid-term Evaluation Meeting (Tbilisi, Georgia)
• Training of Trainers on Anti-discrimination, Intercultural Dialogue and Active participation (Rustavi, Georgia)
• Training Course “Cross Borders – Build Bridges” (Gyumri, Armenia)
• SALTO EECA Study Visit “Youth Work Reality in Georgia” (Georgia)
• Training Course “Take the Future in Your Hands – Empowerment of Youth in Conflict Setting” (Aquarelles, Portugal)
• SALTO EECA Training Course “Eastern Express” (Predal, Romania)
• Training Course “Social Media for Democracy” (Tbilisi, Georgia)
• Seminar “Get ready to act! - Empowerment and Social Inclusion for marginalized Youth” (Tbilisi, Georgia)
• Training Course “Peace Initiatives - Conflict Management Skills - Youth Participation in Conflict Transformation” (Tbilisi, Georgia)
• Training Course “Build Peace on Your Own – Civil Society for United Caucasus” (Berlin, Germany)
• 7th Economic Forum of Young Leaders (Nowy Sazc, Poland)
• SALTO EECA EVS Mid-term Evaluation Meeting (Signagi, Georgia)
• SALTO EECA EVS On-arrival Training (Yerevan, Armenia)
• Training Course “Gender Equality – Make it Reality” (Dilijan, Armenia)
• Training Course “Take the Future in Your Hands – Training on Peace-Building (Tbilisi, Georgia)
• SALTO EECA EVS On-arrival Trainings and Mid-term Evaluation Meeting (Signagi, Georgia)
• Training of Trainers on Anti-discrimination, Intercultural Dialogue and Active participation (Kobuleti, Georgia)
• Training Course “Youth Takes Action for Europe” (Aquarelles, Portugal)
• SALTO EECA Contact-Making Seminar “Tbilisi Take-off” (Tbilisi, Georgia)
• SALTO EECA EVS coordinators meeting (Tbilisi, Georgia)
• SALTO EECA EVS On-arrival Trainings and Mid-term Evaluation Meeting (Tbilisi, Georgia)
• Qualification Training Course for Youth Workers (Tbilisi, Georgia)
• Qualification Training Course for Civil Servants (Anaklia, Georgia)
• Intercultural Learning Training Course for TLG Volunteers (Tbilisi, Georgia)

2011
• Training Course “PACE – Peace Action Cooperation in Europe” (Tbilisi, Georgia)
• Conference “4th Youth Organisations Forum of Georgia” (Tbilisi, Georgia)
• SALTO EECA EVS On-arrival Training Course and Mid-term Evaluation Meeting (Signagi, Georgia)
• Training Course on International Project Management (Poronin, Poland)
• Study Visit “Discover the Caucasus – Volunteering in Georgia (Georgia)
• SALTO EECA Evaluation Seminar “Let’s Follow up (Warsaw, Poland)
• SALTO EECA EVS On-arrival Training Course (Tbilisi, Georgia)
• EU Youth Conference “Youth and the World” (Warsaw, Poland)
• Training Course “A Europe of Citizens – A Vision for a near Future?” (Kobuleti, Georgia)
• SALTO EECA Group EVS On-arrival Training Course (Tbilisi, Georgia)
• SALTO EECA Group EVS On-arrival Training Course (Ozurgeti, Georgia)
• Training Course “Youth Initiatives for Peace – Youth Inclusion and Participation in Conflicts” (Kobuleti, Georgia)
• Training for Trainers “Train for T” (Vlora, Albania)
• Training Course “Youth Participation as a Tool for Youth Employment” (Krakow, Poland)
• Training Course “Make Your Own Project – Take Action! Be Inclusive” (Ganja, Azerbaijan)
• Training for Trainers “Community Youth Centres” (Anaklia, Georgia)
• Training Course “Facing The Future, Shaping The Profile” (Baku, Azerbaijan)

2010
• Training Course “Across Borders – Youth for Active Participation in Europe” (Dilijan, Armenia)
• British Council Training Course for Trainers “Active Citizens” (Tbilisi, Georgia)
• SALTO EECA Training Course “Let’s Train With Our Neighbours on Peace Education” (Tbilisi, Georgia)
• Training Course “Cooperation with quality” (Kobuleti, Georgia)
• Training of Trainers “FLY - Facilitating Learning for Youth” (Nizhny Novgorod, Russia)
• Youth Exchange “Youth in Conflicts – The Power of Youth in Conflict Resolution” (Kobuleti, Georgia)
• Advanced Training for Trainers “FLY Lab” (Obertraun, Austria)
• Council of Europe Youth Summer Peace Camp (Europapark, Rust, Germany)
• Training Course on Conflict Resolution “Pax Europea” (Kobuleti, Georgia)
• Training Course on European Citizenship (Bakuriani, Georgia)
• Training Course “Youth in Conflicts” (Prague, Czech republic)
• Training Course “Puzzling Conflicts” (Poronin, Poland)
• Seminar on Youth Policy Development in EECA region (Donetsk, Ukraine)
• Partnership Building Activity “East Meets West – For Future to Europe” (Tbilisi, Georgia)
• Training Course on European Citizenship “Belonging to Europe” (Kobuleti, Georgia)
• Training Course on Intercultural Learning for Georgian and Russian youth (Moscow, Russia)

2009
• Conference “3rd Youth Organisations Forum of Georgia” (Tbilisi, Georgia)
• Conference “5th European Youth Meeting” (Bologna, Italy)
• Training Course “PACE – Peace Action Cooperation in Euromed” (Castuera, Spain)
• Training Course “Be Active! Make a Change! Training on Youth Participation” (Kobuleti, Georgia)
• Youth Exchange “Spacing Migration – Sizing Conflicts” (Kobuleti, Georgia)
• Training of Trainers “FLY - Facilitating Learning for Youth” (Kobuleti, Georgia)
• Council of Europe Russian-Georgian Youth Meeting (Strasbourg, France)
• Council of Europe Youth Summer Peace Camp (Europapark, Rust, Germany)
• Training of Trainers “FLY - Facilitating Learning for Youth” (Dilijan, Armenia)
• Training Course “Active Participation and Volunteering in Caucasus” (Kobuleti, Georgia)
• Seminar for Georgian and Russian youth workers “Tranquillity is our choice” (Bakuriani, Georgia)

2008
• Conference “2nd Youth Organisations Forum of Georgia” (Tbilisi, Georgia)
• Training Course “Bigger Steps for Bigger Peace” (Bakuriani, Georgia)
• Training Course “Training on EVS – improving projects quality with EuroMed region”(Arpino, Italy)
• SALTO EECA Training Course “Building Bridges in Conflict Areas” (Istanbul, Turkey)
• British Council Summer Camp “Sport Unites People – Regional Youth Camp” (Ureki, Georgia)
• Training Course “Manage Your Project - Training on International Youth Projects” (Jdiar, Slovakia)
• Partnership Building Activity “From Neighbour to Neighbour” (Gabala, Azerbaijan)
• Contact Making Seminar “Better Cooperation for Better Future” (Tallinn, Estonia)
• Training of Trainers “FLY - Facilitating Learning for Youth” (Opava, Czech Republic)

2006 - 2007
• Conference “1st Youth Organisations Forum of Georgia” (Tbilisi, Georgia)
• Training of Trainers on HIV/AIDs and Gender issues (Groningen, Netherlands)
• Contact Making Seminar “For a Future to Come” (Kobuleti, Georgia)
• Training Course on Leadership (Krakow, Poland)
• Contact Making Seminar “Catch the EVS Rope” (Kobuleti, Georgia)
• Contact Making Seminar on International Youth Work (Tbilisi, Georgia)
• Contact Making Seminar “Youth Across Europe” (Tbilisi, Georgia)

2006 – 2010 | In partnership with SALTO Eastern Europe and Caucasus Resource Centre
• Conducted 35 On-arrival training courses, mid-term evaluation meetings, pre-departure trainings and final evaluation meetings for EVS volunteers hosted in Georgia, Azerbaijan and Armenia.

Educational pathway

Formal education: Master in Mathematics and Informatics
Non-formal education:
Trainings on Conflict Transformation, Gender issues, HIV/AIDs prevention, Drug abuse, Communication skills, Leadership skills, Project management, Training of Trainer, Youth Participation, Youth work and Youth Policy.
I am working as trainer and youth worker on national level since 2002 and on international level since 2005.

Working on national, regional and international level gave me a rich experience working with different target groups, such are youth with different backgrounds, youth workers, policy makers, local authorities etc.

Fields of training expertise

  • (advanced) Campaigning & Awareness Raising
  • (intermediate) Change Management
  • (expert) Citizenship Education
  • (expert) Coaching & Mentoring
  • (expert) Communication Skills
  • (expert) Conflict Management & Mediation
  • (beginner) Creativity & Art
  • (intermediate) Crisis Management
  • (advanced) Diversity & Anti-Racism
  • (advanced) Drama & Theatre
  • (advanced) Entrepreneurship (Social)
  • (intermediate) Equal Opportunities
  • (advanced) Evaluation & Assessment
  • (advanced) Event Management
  • (advanced) Financial Management
  • (advanced) Fundraising
  • (advanced) Gender Awareness & Mainstreaming
  • (intermediate) Global Education
  • (advanced) Group Dynamics & Motivation
  • (intermediate) Health & Prevention
  • (advanced) Human Rights
  • (expert) Intercultural Learning
  • (expert) International Youth Work
  • (intermediate) Labour Rights & Employment
  • (advanced) Leadership Development
  • (intermediate) Lobbying & Advocacy
  • (advanced) New Information Technologies
  • (advanced) Open Space Technology
  • (expert) Organizational Management
  • (intermediate) Outdoor & Experiential Training
  • (expert) Peace Education
  • (intermediate) People Management & Cooperation
  • (intermediate) Personal Development & Empowerment
  • (expert) Project Management
  • (beginner) Public Relations & Marketing
  • (advanced) Public Speaking
  • (advanced) Recognition of NFLearning
  • (advanced) Social Inclusion & Exclusion
  • (advanced) Social Media
  • (intermediate) Storytelling & Humour
  • (expert) Training of Trainers
  • (advanced) Valorisation of Projects (DEOR)
  • (expert) Volunteer Programmes
  • (expert) Youth Exchanges
  • (advanced) Youth Information Work
  • (expert) Youth Participation & Initiatives
  • (expert) Youth Policy
  • (expert) Youth Worker Training

Knowledge about institutions and programmes

  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA1) Youth Exchanges
  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA1) European Voluntary Service
  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA1) Training & Networking
  • (intermediate) Erasmus+ (KA2) Transnational Youth Initiatives
  • (advanced) Erasmus+ (KA2) Strategic Partnerships
  • (expert) Erasmus+ (KA2) Capacity Building (other countries in the World)
  • (intermediate) Erasmus+ (KA3) Youth Policy Meetings
  • (beginner) Erasmus+ (lifelong learning, non-youth)
  • (advanced) European Youth Centres (CoE)
  • (expert) European Youth Foundation (CoE)
  • (intermediate) Solidarity Fund for Youth Mobility (CoE)
  • (advanced) European Institutions
  • (advanced) Youth Partnership CoE-COM
  • (advanced) International Youth Structures
  • (intermediate) Private Foundations
  • (intermediate) United Nations

Working with specific target groups

  • (expert) Intercultural Teams
  • (intermediate) Marginalized & Excluded Youth
  • (intermediate) Men's Issues & Groups
  • (advanced) Minorities
  • (intermediate) Religious Youth Groups
  • (advanced) Women's Issues & Groups
  • (expert) Young People in/from Conflict Areas

Experience with specific geographical regions

  • (expert) Eastern Europe and Caucasus
  • (advanced) Euro-Mediterranean Co-operation
  • (expert) European Cooperation
  • (expert) South East Europe

Language Skills

  • (fluent) English
  • (fluent) Georgian
  • (fluent) Russian

Trainer references

  • Building Bridges in Conflict Areas

    Validated (2017-03-07)
    The training activity took place
    in Istanbul, Turkey
    organised by SALTO EECA, SALTO SEE, Turkish NA
    13-20.09.2008
    Reference person

    Tomasz Szopa

    (SALTO EECA organiser)
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  • FLY - Facilitating Learning for Youth

    Awaiting validation (requested 2016-04-04)
    The training activity took place
    in Dilijan, Armenia
    organised by Coobra (Austria)
    30.05 - 06.06.2009
  • Youth Participation as a Tool for Youth Employment

    Awaiting validation (requested 2015-03-20)
    The training activity took place
    in Krakow, Poland
    organised by Academic Centre for European Integration and Education
    23-31.05.2011
  • A Europe of Citizens – A Vision for a near Future?

    Validated (2017-03-06)
    The training activity took place
    in Kobuleti, Georgia
    organised by Academy for Peace and Development (APD)
    8-15.09.2011
    Reference person

    Ana Dervishi

    (co-trainer)
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  • Let's Train on Peace Education

    Validated (2017-03-07)
    The training activity took place
    in Tbilisi, Georgia
    organised by SALTO EECA RC, SALTO Cultural Diversity and Polish National Agency of Youth in Action programme
    October 3-10, 2010
    Reference person

    Karolina Suchecka

    (Organiser)
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  • Eastern Express

    Awaiting validation (requested 2016-01-15)
    The training activity took place
    in Preadal, Romania
    organised by SALTO EEECA RC, Slovenian NA and Romanian NA
    October 14-20, 2012
  • Youth Policy Development - Challenges and Achievements

    Awaiting validation (requested 2016-09-05)
    The training activity took place
    in Rustavi, Georgia
    organised by Youth for the World (YFW)
    23-30 March, 2013
  • Hand in Hand - Formal and Non-formal Education

    Validated (2016-09-02)
    The training activity took place
    in Bakuriani, Georgia
    organised by Volunteers of Georgia
    August 10-17, 2013
    Reference person

    Ieva Grundsteine

    (co-trainer)
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This profile was last modified on 2017-02-18

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