5th edition of GIP’s annual Democracy Conference #GEODEM “Elections in Times of Covid-19 Pandemic: A New Challenge for Georgia’s Uncertain Democracy”– Panel I

The annual conference of the Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) was launched on June 17th with the topic Elections in Times of Covid-19 Pandemic: A New Challenge for Georgia’s Uncertain Democracy The first panel of the conference revolved around the issue “2020 Parliamentary Elections Amid COV...
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Georgia’s Dangerous Slide Away From Democracy

Kornely Kakachia, Bidzina Lebanidze Originally published by Carnegie Europe It’s a repetition Georgia could do without. This strategically important country in the Caucasus has been beset by yet another political crisis. This time, the catalyst was the government’s failure to follow through on...
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Democratic backsliding in Georgia?

Levan Kakhishvili Originally posted by Institute for European Politics (IEP) There is a long tradition in Georgia of reforming the electoral system. Each government has tried to adjust the system in a way that would help to guarantee the preservation of its own power. In June 2019, against the backg...
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