GIP participates in the Eastern Partnership Conference of the Baltic Assembly in Vilnius

On May 30 – 31 GIP deputy director Renata Skardziute-Kereselidze took part in the Eastern Partnership Conference of the Baltic Assembly “Can We Deliver? Setting our Course over the next Ten Years”, held in Vilnius, Lithuania. The event gathered Members of Parliament from the Baltic, GUAM+Armenia, Visegrad and Benelux countries, as well as invited experts from Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine.

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GIP hold a seminar for young journalists and students on EU Foreign Policy and DCFTA implementation in Georgia

On May 22, 2019 The Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) conducted a seminar for young journalists and students at Grigol Robakidze University, who are interested in EU Foreign Policy  and Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement (DCFTA) implementation in Georgia.

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GIP media workshop on “Storytelling and Analysis” for regional journalists

On May 16, 2019 the Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) hosted a media workshop on “Storytelling and Analysis” for Georgian regional media journalists. This one day specially crafted training course by the BBC correspondent Rayhan Demytrie and Al-Jazeera English journalist and film-maker Robin Forestier-Walker, focused on pitching, storytelling skills and structuring analytical reports, that will help participants to develop their reports on the subject of Georgia’s European integration.

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The Project Closing Conference – “DCFTA Implementation: Partnerships, Push-backs and Potential”

On May 8th, 2019 the implementers of the European Union funded project “Georgia on the European Way: Creation of Effective Model for DCFTA and SME Strategy Implementation” hosted the project’s closing conference – “DCFTA Implementation: Partnerships, Push-backs and Potential” – in Tbilisi.

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Roundtable discussion in Ireland – “Prospects and Challenges for the Europeanisation of Georgia”

On April 24 GIP Director, Kornely Kakachia, was invited to speak at the roundtable discussion – “Prospects and Challenges for the Europeanisation of Georgia” organized by  the Institute of International and European Affairs – Ireland’s leading think tank on European and International affairs.

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Roundtable discussion in Paris – “Eastern Partnership at the Crossroads: An Inside-Outside Reality Check”

On April 16 the Georgian Institute of Politics (Tbilisi), together with the EU Institute for Security Studies (Paris), the Romanian Embassy in Paris, the Institute for European Policies and Reforms (Chisinau) and New Europe Center (Kyiv) organized a roundtable discussion – “Eastern Partnership at the Crossroads: An Inside-Outside Reality Check” – in Paris, France.

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GIP hosted its annual Democracy Conference “Polarization trap: Georgia’s democracy on the edge of trust crisis and the rise of populism” #GEODEM2019

The rise of populism and the polarization of political parties and the media are two of the most problematic issues that Georgia faces today along its path to democratization. In spite of the actuality of these topics, there is a lack of sufficient knowledge and academic discussion about these problems.

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GIP organized a training in Tbilisi for journalists, editors and NGO representatives

On February 25-26, 2019 the Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) organized a 2-day training in Tbilisi for journalists, editors and NGO representatives, working in the eastern part of Georgia, who are interested in EU-Georgia relations. Training is a part of the GIP project “Experience-Sharing of V4 Countries to Promote Media Professionalism in reporting Georgia’s European integration” funded by International Visegrad Foundation.

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“Germany’s Role in Georgia’s European Future: How to align expectations?” – GIP & IEP joint public event in Berlin

On February 8 the Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) and the Institute for European Politics (IEP) jointly organised a public event on “Germany’s Role in Georgia’s European Future: How to align expectations?” in Berlin, Germany. 

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GIP Seminar for young journalists and students: “Georgia’s Foreign Policy, Identity and the EU”

On February 1, 2019 the Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) conducted a seminar for young journalists and students in Batumi, who are interested in Georgia’s foreign policy and the EU-Georgia relations. The event was organized in cooperation with “Batumelebi” and Batumi Shota Rustaveli State University. The one-day seminar was delivered by prof. Kornely Kakachia, GIP Director, and aimed to raise awareness about Euro-Atlantic integration processes, and engage youth in a thought-provoking discussion about strategic direction of Georgia’s policies. (more…)

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GIP trainings in Batumi for journalists, editors and NGO representatives

On January 31 – February 1, 2019 the Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) organized a 2-day training in Batumi  for journalists, editors and NGO representatives working in the western part of Georgia who are interested in EU-Georgia relations. Training is a part of the GIP project “Experience-Sharing of V4 Countries to Promote Media Professionalism in reporting Georgia’s European integration” funded by International Visegrad Foundation. (more…)

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Beginning of GEOPATH – Workshop and Round table with Georgian and International scholars and experts

On January 24-25, 2019 Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) hosted a workshop and a roundtable discussion in Tbilisi as a beginning of GEOPATH, a four-year collaboration project with Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI), funded by the Research Council of Norway. 

A two-day event included a workshop for project participants – scholars from the Georgian Institute of PoliticsNorwegian Institute of International Affairs, and two Georgian ‘expat’ scholars who work abroad, as well as, a roundtable with Georgian experts, (more…)

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