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The socializing effects of Georgian parties’ membership in European political party federations

Levan Kakhishvili

Building a functioning party political system is a complex process that is influenced by a range of factors. On the other hand, the nature of party politics also shapes the process of democratization. That means that, without the foundation of relevant political party system, it is unimaginable that Georgia will achieve a consolidated democracy. This paper focuses on party politics in Georgia and how interactions with European party federations (hereafter “Europarties”) influences Georgian political parties. (more…)

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Zurabishvili is in the lead but is unlikely to win the first round, according to experts

The candidate endorsed by the Georgian Dream (GD), Salome Zurabishvili, remains the strongest contender in the October 28 presidential election, but she will not win in the first round, according to the latest poll of engaged observers and experts. The expert survey, conducted by the Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) in early October, is based on the opinions of 40 international and Georgian political observers and experts, whose input was collected through various channels. In sum, these estimates can be viewed as a “corridor of expectations” for the outcome of the upcoming presidential elections. (more…)

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The 1st video within the framework of the project – “Georgia’s Integration to NATO: 10 Years Since Bucharest Summit” #GEOTAN

The Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) published the 1st video within the framework of the project – “Georgia’s Integration to NATO: 10 Years Since Bucharest Summit” #GEOTAN – which aims at raising awareness about the achievements of Georgia’s integration process with the NATO during the past 10 years, with the financial support of the NATO’s Public Diplomacy Division (PDD).

Video has Armenian, Azerbaijani and English (more…)

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GIP Director participated in the seminar – “10 years of EUMM in Georgia”

On 30 October GIP Director – Kornely Kakachia – participated in the seminar – “10 years of EUMM in Georgia” – organized by the European Union Monitoring Mission. The seminar brought together experts from the region, as well as from the US, with additional analytical support from EUMM officials.

During his presentation Dr. Kakachia offered his assessment of regional geopolitical trends, addressing problem of Borderization and conflict resolution in Georgia, as well as, emphasized an important role EUMM’s played during last decade to maintain peace and stability in Georgia. (more…)

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