International Conference “Religion, Foreign influences and Parliamentarism: The Prospect of Consolidated Democracy in Georgia”
Georgian Institute of Politics hosted the international conference – “Religion, Foreign influences and Parliamentarism: The Prospect of Consolidated Democracy in Georgia” on May 18th, 2016.
Academics, government officials, religious figures, and civil society representatives discussed the state of democratization in Georgia and identified obstacles and opportunities for further democratic development. Each of the 3 panels of the conference were focused on specific topics such as: Religion & Democracy, Parliamentarism and Foreign Influences on Democracy.
Kornely Kakachia, GIP executive director and Courtney Austrian – acting deputy US ambassador made opening remarks at the event.
The conference is made possible through the financial support of National Endowment for Democracy (NED).
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