The dramatic 2020 USA presidential elections are finally over with Joe Biden having defeated Donald Trump. [i] A new administration means new conditions for USA foreign relations in general, and of importance to us, Georgia. This piece focuses on the revitalization of traditional alliances, the promotion of democratic values beyond the USA, and Biden’s expected stance with Russia, all of which impact strategic relations between Washington and Tbilisi. (more…)...
Levan Kakhishvili, Salome Minesashvili, Nino Samkharadze, Salome Kandelaki
The first of the four documents, but by no means in terms of importance, is authored by Levan Kakhishvili and asks an important question: Do ethnic minorities benefit from Georgia’s Europeanization? In this document, Levan Kakhishvili explores how minority communities perceive Europeanization and associated benefits tangible and intangible, which is followed by a discussion on what barriers minority communities face to fully enjoy these benefits. (more…)...
Application is now open for the Black Sea Winter University – Conflicts and Geopolitics in the Black Sea Region – organized by Centre International de Formation Européenne (Nice University) and the Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP).
Tbilisi, Dates: 17-19 February, 2021 (more…)...
Towards a two-dimensional analytical framework for understanding Georgian foreign policy: how party competition informs foreign policy analysis
A new research article “Towards a two-dimensional analytical framework for understanding Georgian foreign policy: how party competition informs foreign policy analysis” is part of GIP and NUPI joint project: “Competency through Cooperation: Advancing knowledge on Georgia’s strategic path” (GEOPATH) funded by the Research Council of Norway.
Author: Levan Kakhishvili, Policy Analyst at Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP).