The event was opened by MG Vladimer Chachibaia, Chief of the General Staff of the Georgian Armed Forces. MG Chachibaia emphasized that development of the Georgian NCO Professional Military Education (PME) system is one of the top priorities of the Georgian Armed Forces. The Republic of Georgia participates in a Defense Education Enhancement Program (DEEP) with NATO and the PfPC, which is a tailored multi-year program characterized by curriculum and faculty development in support of it's PME system. Georgia also hosted the 1st Annual Multi-National NCO Workshop in April 2016. The current conference will conclude on 15 March.
Photo: MG Chachibaia (center), Chief of the General Staff of the Georgian Armed Forces addresses the opening of the PfPC/NATO Multi-National NCO Workshop in Tbilisi Georgia on 13 March 2018. On left is Mr. Mariusz Solis, NATO International Staff DEEP Program Manager, and on right is Mr. John Kane, Operations Director of the PfP Consortium. (Photo by SMSgt Mark Winkler, DEUAF, GCMC PAO)