GIP Round Table “Georgia’s European Perspective – The View From Rome.”

The Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) hosted the public discussion – “Georgia’s European Perspective – The View From Rome.” The event was made possible with the support of the Open Society Georgia Foundation (OSGF) and in partnership with the Embassy of the Republic of Italy to Georgia and the Information Center on NATO and EU.

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GIP presents its new policy paper “Georgia-China Relations: The Geopolitics of the Belt And Road”

On October 2, 2017, the Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) presented the policy paper Georgia-China Relations: The Geopolitics of the Belt And Road” by GIP Policy Analyst Joseph Larsen. The presentation took place at Impact Hub in Tbilisi.

The paper provides an overview of the current state of China-Georgia bilateral relations, analyzing Georgia’s specific role within the Belt and Road Initiative. As Larsen made clear during the presentation, Georgia won’t be a main actor on the Belt and Road. (more…)

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GIP Hosts Black Sea Summer University

The Georgian Institute of Politics hosted Black Sea summer school from July 20th to 26th at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University. “EU and the Black Sea region: new realities and a changing geopolitical context” was the main topic of the academic program, around which various important subjects were discussed, such as: the wider Black Sea region in the global context, the European Union and geopolitics of the Black Sea, the challenges for Eastern Partnership and European integration, Georgian foreign policy, foreign policy in the Wider Black sea region, etc. (more…)

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Public lectures – “Reviewing Europeanization – State of the Art”

EU institutions, policies, and theories of integration were the main topics discussed over three days of public lectures delivered by Prof. Dr. Andrea Gawrich. Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (TSU) hosted Prof. Gawrich (Justus Liebig University Gießen) from 20-22 June 2017 within the framework of the Erasmus Plus program. (more…)

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Germany 2009-2017: Images of an Uncertain Power and its Implications for Georgia.

Georgia’s Euro-Atlantic integration is a two-sided process, one that depends both on successful domestic reform and the policies of its European partners. Germany is one partner upon which Georgia’s European future partly depends. (more…)

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International Conference – „Georgia at the Nexus of Democratization and Europeanization: Prospects and Challenges” #GeoDem2017

Georgia has made impressive democratic progress over the past two decades. However, issues related to democratization and Europeanization—as well as the links between them—remain pressing. (more…)

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Round Table Discussion “Georgia in European Discourses: Trends and Challenges”

Georgia’s European integration depends on the policies and priorities of its European partners as well its own successful reforms. As a leader in both the European Union and NATO, France is worth studying in detail. On 10 April 2017, the Georgian Institute of Politics (more…)

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Policy Conference: Religion and Soft Power in the South Caucasus

The Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) in cooperation with the University of Fribourg and Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (TSU) hosted a policy conference – “Religion and Soft Power in the South Caucasus” on March 13-14, 2017 at TSU.

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