hbs Tbilisi Office will close its offices due to the spread of Corona-virus

From March 23, Heinrich Boell Foundation Tbilisi Office - South Caucasus Region will close its regional office in Tbilisi, Georgia and the branch office in Yerevan, Armenia due to the spread of Corona-virus (Covid19).

This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses. Note the spikes that adorn the outer surface of the virus, which impart the look of a corona surrounding the virion, when viewed electron microscopically. A novel coronavirus, named Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China in 2019. The illness cau

At the same time, our staff members will be working from home. You can contact them via e-mail, they are ready to answer all of your questions. But please be aware, that we are in an emergency modus and have minimized all of our activities. Last week, we canceled all public events in both countries, as the health and safety of our staff and our guests come above all else.

Currently, we are not able to say, how long our offices will operate in a home-office regime. Our decisions will be based on the recommendations of the National Centers for Disease Control in Georgia and Armenia as well as the recommendations of the World Health Organization.


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