“Boring” is a word often used to describe the ongoing election campaign in Germany. The campaign will conclude on September 24 when the citizens elect new members to the Bundestag. A new government will be formed according to the results.
At first glance, not much exciting has happened in recent weeks. The two main contestants – the Christian Democrat Angela Merkel and the Social Democrat Martin Schulz – fought a duel on live television (more…)...
“In the 21st century we have seen a tendency toward blurring the lines between the states of war and peace.
Wars are no longer declared and, having begun, proceed according to an unfamiliar template.”
– General Valery Gerasimov, Chief of the General Staff of the Russian Federation
Within the framework of the project “Georgia on European Way” the Georgian Institute of Politics is conducting opinion polls in the following regions: Shida Kartli, Kvemo Kartli, Mtskheta-Mtianeti, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti (Ambrolauri, Lentekhi). Opinion polls aim to analyse SMEs in regions of Georgia – their fields of interests, possibilities and awareness about the DCFTA.
On the invitation of the European Leadership Network, GIP Director Kornely Kakachia participated in international conference held on 6-7 September in Berlin. The conference was co-hosted by the federal minister for Foreign Affairs of Germany.