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“Why Do I Choose Equality?”

 

"Together with our different characteristics we create ideas, cultures, beautiful colours, enjoyable sounds, interesting forms. In this diversity, in this equality, we hope for a better tomorrow."

This is the collection of winning essays from a competition organised by the Council of Europe Office in Georgia and the Georgian Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport.

Georgian students, aged 15-18 years-old, were invited to write an essay on their thoughts and experience of diversity and equality in Georgia today, and/or equality reflected through Georgian history, literature and culture. The students replied to the question: I choose equality because…?

The awards ceremony was held online, on 1 June 2020 and representatives of the Council of Europe Office in Georgia and the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport congratulated winners in their opening remarks. During the ceremony, Georgian poet, Rati Amaghlobeli talked about the importance of equality and diversity in Georgian and worldwide literature.

In total, more than 400 essays from all over Georgia were submitted, and the best 10 essays were selected for publication.

 Download the collection of essays