Consul Cunanan Presents UNESCO Director General with Georgian Refugee Painting

3Honorary Georgian Consul Thelmo Cunanan presented UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova with a painting of Georgian refugees from the Abkhazia conflict. The painting, a beautiful oil-on-canvass image by famous Georgian painter Irine Chutkerashvili, depicts the bunkhouses and camps built by the Georgian government for its citizens who have fled the conflict zone.

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Consul Cunanan Airs Plight of Georgian Refugees at United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP22)


Honorary Georgian Consul Thelmo Cunanan aired the plight of Georgian refugees of the Abkhazia conflict during the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP22) in Marrakech, Morocco. The theme of this year’s summit was sustainable development. Consul Cunanan made the statement during a UN live-stream press conference, where he appeared together with UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova and former Philippine Senator and climate change advocate Heherson Alvarez.

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Consul Cunanan Leads First Philippine Local Government Delegation To Georgia

p2130634Honorary Georgian Consul Thelmo Cunanan led the local government delegation from Cauayan City, Isabela that visited sister-city Rustavi, on the occasion of the latter’s official city day. Heading the Philippine delegation, which included six councillors representing various stakeholder groups in Cauayan City, were Mayor Bernard Faustino Dy and Vice Mayor Leoncio Dalin. This was the first official local government delegation from the Philippines to visit Georgia. Consul Cunanan, together with officials of Rustavi, welcomed the Filipinos upon their arrival at Tbilisi International Airport.

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