Religion and Soft Power in the South Caucasus

Editors: Ansgar Jödicke                    Kornely Kakachia Georgian Institute of Politics is delighted to present a new publication, a compendium of policy memos written by emerging and experienced researchers from the Caucasus and abroad, who have performed research on religion and sof...
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A Reluctant Partner: Georgian-German Relations Revisited

Kornely Kakachia Georgian Institute of Politics PONARS Eurasia Policy Memo No. 463 March 2017 For Georgia, the enacting of an Association Agreement with the EU in the summer of 2016 was a pivotal moment in cementing its strategic bonds with Europe....
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The First 100 Days of the Georgian Dream Government: A Reality Check

Kornely Kakachia Bidzina Lebanidze Joseph Larsen Mariam Grigalashvili The publication analyzes the Georgian Dream (GD) government’s implementation of promised reforms during its first 100 days in office....
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War as an Instrument: the Five-Day War and Political Crisis in Ukraine

Sergii GLEBOV Dean, School of International Relations, Institute of Social Sciences; Associate Professor, Department of International Relations; Leading Research Fellow, Center for International Studies, Odesa Mechnikov National University, Ukraine....
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Protracted Conflicts in the OSCE Area

Working Group: Bidzina Lebanidze, Philip Remler (Principal Drafter), Atanas Dimitrov , Samuel Goda , Konstanze Jüngling , Nino Kemoklidze , Ida Manton and others This project aims to provide a menu of innovative ways in which the international community can engage with all sides in the four so-call...
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European Security – Challenges at the Societal Level

Project’s reflection group: Kornely Kakachia, Nadezhda Arbatova, Hüseyin Bağci, Serena Giusti, William Hill, Dzianis Melyantsou, Kari Möttölä, Barend ter Haar and Monika Wohlfeld “In the wake of the current confrontation between Russia and the West, will the nations of Europe govern the...
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