About TDI

Tolerance and Diversity Institute (TDI) was founded in 2013 with the aim to achieve the following goals: foster religious freedom and tolerance in Georgia; facilitate civic engagement; promote multiculturalism, secular principles and the idea of espousing state neutrality in the field of religion; enhance networking and policy dialogue between religious minority communities and the government; strengthen capacities of religious minority organizations in the field of advocacy and counteraction to discrimination; research and monitor state policy on the protection of minority rights. 

Founders:

Beka Mindiashvili - Religious Studies Scholar

Nino Tsintsadze - Philologian

Mariam Gavtadze - Lawyer

Giga Zedania - Philosopher

Zaal Andronikashvili - Literary Scholar 

Eka Chitanava - Journalist 

Staff: 

Director - Eka Chitanava

Project Manager - Nino Tsintsadze

Lawyer - Shota Tutberidze

Lawyer - Gvantsa Lomaia

Project Assistant - Mariam Kvaratskhelia