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Georgian President Eduard Shevardnadze to Speak at SAIS Event

Eduard Shevardnadze, president of Georgia, will speak at an event hosted by the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute of the Johns Hopkins Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) on Thursday, October 4 at 5:30 p.m. at the Willard Inter-Continental Hotel.

Shevardnadze's lecture topic will be "Georgia, the United States and the New Security Paradigm in Eurasia."

The America-Georgia Business Council and the Embassy of Georgia are co-hosting this event with SAIS.

The event, which is open to the public and the media, will be at the Willard Inter-Continental Hotel Ballroom at 1401 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. Members of the public who want to attend must make a reservation by 9 a.m. on October 3 by calling 202.663.7721 or emailing [email protected].

NOTE TO REPORTERS: Shevardnadze will give his speech in Georgian, and simultaneous translation will be provided.

For more information, contact Felisa Klubes in the SAIS Public Affairs Office at (202) 663-5626 or [email protected].

Thursday, September 27, 2001
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Contact Person: 
Felisa Neuringer Klubes
(202) 663.5626