About Achievements – The Saakashvili Presidential Library

Founded by former president of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili, the Saakashvili Presidential Library is a political science and educational center that aims to promote liberal democratic values and the ideas of freedom, national unity and independence, free market economy and progress throughout Georgian society and the entire post-soviet space.

The Saakashvili Presidential Library

The Saakashvili Presidential Library

Designed by the famous architect Jurgen Mayer in collaboration with Lado Abramishvili, the library is located in a five-storey building in the Saburtalo district of Tbilisi and includes a student café, two open terraces, and a conference hall.

The Saakashvili Presidential Library

The Saakashvili Presidential Library

The Saakashvili Presidential Library

The Saakashvili Presidential Library

The Saakashvili Presidential Library

The Saakashvili Presidential Library

The Library contains several models of contemporary architecture built during Mikheil Saakashvili’s presidency.

Model of the Georgian Parliament building in Kutaisi.

Model of the Georgian Parliament building in Kutaisi.

The Library is intended to be an information hub for local and foreign media and political science scholars.

A book clock at Political science literature at the Saakashvili Presidential Library. Photo by Marita Ratiani

A book clock and political science literature at the Saakashvili Presidential Library. Photo by Marita Ratiani

The Library currently contains books purchased by Mikheil Saakashvili and also donations from various sources. It is expected to contain around 30,000 books.

Saakashvili Presidential Library

Saakashvili Presidential Library

The Library will also act as a discussion platform to help students and young people to share experience, network and plan and build their common future around shared values and common interest.

The Saakashvili Presidential Library

The Saakashvili Presidential Library

Mikheil Saakashvili has also founded international leadership institutes in Washington and Kiev, which are affiliated to the Presidential Library.

The Library is operated as a non-profit organization, chaired by Andro Barnovi, former chief of Mikheil Saakashvili’s presidential administration.

The Library is open every day from 10.00 until 20.00. Address: 10 Giorgi Saakadze Descent, Tbilisi 0160

The Saakashvili Presidential Library

The Saakashvili Presidential Library

All photos courtesy of the Saakashvili Presidential Library unless otherwise indicated.

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