GDW 2015 Celebration Reception


In celebration of Global Diaspora Week 2015, the Office of the State Minister of Georgia for Diaspora Issues hosted an official reception inviting Diaspora representatives, partner organizations and institutions to join them in a night of celebration.

It was a spectacular event attracting over 180 guests for a few hours on Thursday, October 15th. We wanted to celebrate and at the same time create awareness, enable collaboration and enhance learning amongst those working with diaspora communities in different locations around the world.

A few notable attendees were:

  • Ms. Constance Tzioumis, Director of Partnerships, Secretary’s office of Global Partnerships U.S. Department of State
  • Mrs. Ilyana Derilova, Chief of Mission to Georgia, IOM
  • Mr. Serzh Srapionian, Deputy -Minister of Diaspora Republic of Armenia
  • Mr. Leon Isaacs, Developing Market Associates DMA CEO


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