Training for Regional Journalists and Editors

On 9-10 December 2017, the Georgian Institute of politics hosted 2-day training in Batumi for regional journalists and editors (from Western Georgia) on Georgia’s Euro-Atlantic integration issues. The event was made possible with the support of the US Embassy in Georgia and in partnership with the NATO Liaison office in Georgia and the Atlantic Council of Georgia.

The series of trainings (the 1st one was held for journalists and editors from Eastern Georgia on 9-10 November in Tbilisi) is part of the GIP’s new project –  “Empowering Regional Journalists for Fact-Based Reporting on Euro-Atlantic Integration”. (more…)

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Association Agreement Monitoring Group: Moldova, Ukraine, Georgia – Joint workshop

GIP has been commissioned by Open Society Foundations to organize a joint workshop for the civil society representatives from Moldova, Ukraine and Georgia engaged in montoring the implementation of select reform commitments under Association Agreements. The event took place in Odessa, Ukraine on November 27-28, 2017 in partnership with Open Society Georgia Foundation (OSGF), Soros Foundation-Moldova (SF-M) and the International Renaissance Foundation (IRF) with the support from OSF Eurasia Program (EP) and the Open Society European Policy Institute (OSEPI).

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Kornely Kakachia Participated in the EaP Summit Assessment Working Meeting

Kornely Kakachia attended the EaP Summit Assessment working meeting hosted by the National Library of the Parliament and organized by the Latvian Parliament and Latvian Embassy. The event was participated by the representatives of the EaP states – Georgia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Moldova, Armenia and Ukraine and the representatives of the Latvian, Lithuanian and Estonian Parliaments.

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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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