Association “Peaceful and Business Caucasus”

Conducting social, economic and ecologic activities, to support conflict transformation and resolution. Organising scientific/practical conferences, festivals, forums, meetings of different character, discussions and seminaries. Educational programs to support business development, Georgian-Abkhazian and Georgian-Ossetian cooperation, Initiating civil partnership. Facilitating conflict zone movement.
Alu Gamakharia
Alu GamakhariaDirector and;
Mob: (+995) 599 55 20 64

The Association Peaceful and Business Caucasus (APBC) is governed by the Board with 4 members:

Alu Gamakharia – Director of Association ,,Peaceful and Business Caucasus”, member of the board.

Manager of Business and Development Network Kutaisi office.

He graduated Moscow Engineering - Economic State University (now University) , specialty engineer - economist .

1974-1993 Lived and worked in Sukhumi, was the the general director of the enterprise `Orgtechnics` (Sokhumkhelsatsko).

1990-2014 – has attended training -seminars and courses on the following topics:

- Modern management and marketing, with participation of business tours in Europe.

- Accounting reform in Enterprises` under USAID project , Kutaisi

In January and March 2013, with Eurasia Partnership Foundation support he passed the consultation and training center courses in the following areas:

- Strategic planning;

- Human Resource Management;

- Project Cycle Management .

2013-2014 years: Trainings of a joint EU/UNDP initiative COBERM: Use of results-based approaches for confidence building projects.

February-March 2015: Developing strong creative approaches among entrepreneurs

-other various trainings on economics and business, as well as on Conflict management

He has published a guide "How to Improve and Manage Own Business." He conducts training on various non-governmental organizations and the establishment and activities of the Coalition .

He regularly organizes or takes part in meetings of public diplomacy within Georgia and abroad in various formats Georgian - Abkhazian and Georgian - Ossetian dialogue.

In December 2008 , " Universal Peace Federation " - has awarded him with the honorary title of " Ambassador of Peace".

Meri Gvadzabia
Meri GvadzabiaMember of the board, Office Manager E-mail:
Mob: (+995) 598 25 52 79; (+995) 597 92 83 83.

Meri Gvadzabia – Member of the board, Office Manager

She graduated Maksim Gorky State University, Faculty of Philology, Georgian language and literature, linguistics specialization (1988).

She attended and went through the following trainings and courses:

– 1996, TACIS – The College of Public Administration course management services;

– 2002 – under the auspices of the United Nations Development Training – Course, Case management and document organization 

– Personnel Tracking and Management Systems;

– January 2013 – March, EPF support, advice and training courses in the following areas:

  • Strategic planning;
  • Human Resource Management;
  • Project Cycle Management.

– February-March 2015: Developing strong creative approaches among entrepreneurs;
– Other various trainings on economics and business, as well as on conflict management;

– 18 June of 2014 – Supreme Council of Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia awarded her by a diploma for the active civic position and the personal contribution in Georgian-Abkhazian relations.

She works in APBC since 2004 as an office manager.

Ekaterine Gamakharia
Ekaterine GamakhariaMember of the boardEmail:
Mob: (+995) 599 73 47 57

Ekaterine Gamakharia – Member of the board

– She graduated Akaki Tsereteli State University, in Kutaisi, the Faculty of Law and is qualified as a lawyer (2001 ). She has also graduated Indiana University School of Law (IUPUI) majoring in International Human Rights Law (2007);

– She has a vast experience in working with non-governmental organizations, cultural – humanitarian Fund “Sukhumi” – in which she led women’s rights sector in 2000-2006;

– Presently, she cooperates with Fund “Sukhumi” as a consultant. In 2007-2008, she worked for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees as a national consultant on refugee issues;
– Since 2012 she works in the field of child welfare in the UK – the charity organization “Every Child “, as a Program Manager.


Non commerce (non profitable) legal entity Association “Peaceful and Business Caucasus” was registered in accordance with the legislation of Georgia in August 13, 2004. Registration No #5/4102-5/ზ-11.

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