Education: The University of Manchester, MA in Peace and Conflict Studies, Chevening Scholar of 2015-2016 years. Tbilisi State University, BA in International Relations, in 2010-2014 years.
Position: Researcher/ Consultant working with national and international organizations; invited lecturer at Tbilisi State University.
Research Interests: Conflict transformation, theory, and practice of conflict resolution, community peacebuilding, peace education, analysis and evaluation of peace policy.
Languages: Georgian, English, Russian
Since 2012, Natia works on topics of conflict analysis and peacebuilding. In 2013, she co-founded “Youth Group for Conflict Studies”, in 2014-2015 she was a director of NGO – Cooperation for Peace and Progress. In 2015-2016, Natia studied at The University of Manchester. In 2017-2018, she worked at a national NGO – Charity Humanitarian Centre “Abkhazeti” and taught Peace Policy Analysis at Tbilisi State University. Since January 2019, Natia works as an independent researcher and consultant with different NGOs – Charity Humanitarian Center “Abkhazeti”, Institute of the Study of Nationalism and Conflicts, Heinrich Boell Foundation Tbilisi Office, Levan Mikeladze Foundation, other national and international organizations. She works on research projects, provides trainings and lectures on conflict analysis, transformation and peacebuilding.
“Georgian-Ossetian Conflict: Fact, Narrative and What we Believe”. 2019. Institute for the Study of Nationalism and Conflict.
“Why we should talk about conflict transformation instead of resolution?”. 2019. Netgazeti. Available at link
“How should we teach at ethnically diverse classroom”. 2019. Tolerance and Diversity Institute.
“Case-Study of Georgia, in the handbook on Peace Practice in Eastern Partnership Countries and Russia”. 2018. CRISP-Conflict Simulation. Available at link
“Incorporating a Culture of Peace Framework within Civil Society Organizations’ Strategic Work. 2018. Academy for Peace and Development. Available at link