Tomaš led a wide range of initiatives that focused on supporting peace processes in Eastern Partnership countries, facilitating international projects, and building strong and lasting partnerships with local and international actors in Central/Eastern Europe.
His field of expertiese includes working for NGOs in Lithuania, Turkey and Poland. Prior to that, he worked for the European Foundation of Human Rights and the European Parliament in Brussels. He has studied in Lithuania, Poland, Malta (European Studies) and Turkey (International Relations and African Studies).
Tomaš is one of the co-founders of a European Integration Group based in Istanbul, Turkey.
He was born in Vilnius, educated in Poland and graduated with Bachelor degree in Political Science from the University of Warsaw.
He speaks English, Polish, Lithuanian, Russian & Turkish.
Raul Labadze is a graduate of the College of Europe where he obtained his master’s degree in European Interdisciplinary Studies - major in EU Public Affairs and Policies with full ENP scholarship. Raul has also obtained a degree from the European Academy of Diplomacy in International Security (full PZU Scholarship) and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the Caucasus School of Business (CSB).
Before moving to Poland, Raul completed internship at the Embassy of the United States in Tbilisi. Raul is young ambassador of the European Union in Georgia and has a thorough understanding of the Eastern Partnership and EU – Georgia relations.
He has been active in youth field since 2013 and has organized multiple projects related to prevention of hate speech, human rights and refugees.
He speaks Polish, English, Georgian & French.