Eliko Bendeliani is one of the founders and the Head of the Board of the Peace and Civic Development Center. She also works at the Institute for the Study of Nationalism and Conflicts (ISNC). Her main working areas include peace building, researching the problems of conflict-affected communities and protecting their rights. Eliko cooperates with different local and international organizations. She has been awarded with international peace award for young women for “ensuring peace and security in the region and significant contribution to the protection human rights”.