Facilitating Effective Visa Liberalization in Georgia, Moldova and Armenia through Experience Sharing – GIP, IPRE and ACGRC hold a conference in Yerevan

The concluding conference for the “Facilitating Effective Visa Liberalization in Georgia, Moldova and Armenia through Experience Sharing” was held in Yerevan, Armenia on October 25 at the Ani Plaza Hotel. The event was organized by the Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP, Georgia), the Analytical Centre on Globalization and Regional Cooperation (ACGRC, Armenia) and the Institute for European Policies and Reforms (IPRE, Moldova).

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The Eastern Partnership beyond 2020: Joining efforts for a more effective policy

On October 16, 2019 the Georgian Institute of Politics was invited to participate in a thematic working groups session and a plenary discussion – “The Eastern Partnership beyond 2020: Joining efforts for a more effective policy”, hosted by the Institute for European Politics (IEP, Institut für Europäische Politik) in the framework of the “Europeanization beyond process” initiative. (more…)

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GIP participated in a public discussion – “Georgia and the EU–Looking for a Common Vision for the EaP”

On October 10, Dr. Kornely Kakachia, director of the Georgian Institute of Politics, was invited to participate in a public discussion – “Georgia and the EU–Looking for a Common Vision for the Eastern Partnership (EaP)” – organized by the Heinrich Böll Foundation Tbilisi Office. The event took place at the Information Center on NATO and EU in Tbilisi.

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Public Lecture & Round Table Discussion – “Between Limited Statehood and Contested Orders: How to Foster Societal Resilience in the EaP Countries”. 

On October 1, 2019 the Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP), in the framework of the Horizon 2020 EU-LISTCO project, hosted a public lecture and a round table discussion to dissect the risks coming from contestations of the liberal international order, and discuss ways to foster social resilience in the Eastern Partnership countries. The event took place at the Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University. (more…)

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GIP participated in a public discussion – “10 Years of the Eastern Partnership – What Can We Do Better?” – in Berlin

On September 26, 2019 the Embassy of Georgia in the Federal Republic of Germany hosted a public discussion – “10 Years of the Eastern Partnership – What Can We Do Better?”.

Invited by the organizers – South Caucasus office of Konrad Adenauer Stiftung – to moderate the panel discussion, Prof. Kornely Kakachia, director of  the Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP), (more…)

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Policy paper presentation – “Mapping Georgia’s Visa Free Progress: Quest for Preventive Strategy”

On 18 September 2019 GIP with invited author Tatia Dolidze presented a policy paper on Georgia’s visa-free agreement with the EU, “Mapping Georgia’s Visa Free Progress: Quest for Preventive Strategy”. The event took place at Information Center on NATO and EU in Tbilisi.

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GIP and FES hosted a public debate on populism and polarization

On July 22, 2019 the Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) and the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) Georgia organized a public debate on populism and polarization and their effect on European & Georgian elections.

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“Georgian-German relations: partnership review” – GIP and IEP present a joint policy paper

On July 18, 2019 the Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) hosted an event – “Georgian-German relations: partnership review” – at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University. The event highlighted the particular role of Germany for Georgia’s European aspirations as well as possible ways to align mutual expectations.

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GIP hosted the Black Sea Summer University 2019

On 8-13 July, 2019 the Black Sea Summer University gathered Georgian and international students for an academic exchange in Tbilisi at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University. “Georgia in the Wider Black Sea Region” was the main topic of the academic program, around which various important subjects were discussed, such as: cross-border and cross-regional cooperation in the Black Sea region, EU-Georgia relations, diverse conflicts in the South Caucasus, ethno-, geo- and biopolitical facets of security in the South Caucasus region, EU’s Black Sea policies, etc.

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GIP Held a Project Closing Conference – “Communicating EU: the Role of Media in Georgia and the Visegrad Countries”

On July 4, 2019 the Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) hosted a media conference – “Communicating EU: the role of media in Georgia and the Visegrad countries” #ReportEU – at the Biltmore Hotel Tbilisi.

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GIP in the Hague: “Future of the Eastern Partnership policy: How far does the European identity extend?”

GIP Deputy Director, Renata Skardziute-Kereselidze, took part in a roundtable discussion “Future of the Eastern Partnership policy: how far does the European identity extend?”, organized by the Dutch party D66 on June 25 in the Hague.

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GIP participates in the Central and Eastern European Think Tank Forum in Bratislava

On June 6-7 GIP Director Kornely Kakachia took part in the Central and Eastern European Think Tank Forum, held in Bratislava, Slovakia.The summit gathered representatives of think tanks from Central and Eastern Europe to discuss common challenges and develop solutions to political, technological, economic, and organizational challenges of today.

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