5th Annual Democracy Conference (#GEODEM): Elections in the times of the COVID-19 pandemic: A new challenge for Georgia’s uncertain democracy? – Conference notes

This year is vitally important for Georgia’s democratic consolidation. The 2020 Parliamentary elections are a test which will determine the country’s political dynamic for the next decade. Despite the progress achieved with the help of the international community, several factors currently damag...
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Polarization and Radicalization of the Electorate: GIP Held the Final Panel of GEODEM2020

On July 14th, Georgian Institute of Politics hosted the third, concluding panel of the 5th Annual Democracy Conference on the issue of Polarization and Radicalization of the Electorate.  Main topic of this year’s conference was “Elections in Times of COVID-19: a New Challenge for Georgi...
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GIP hosted 2nd panel of the 5th Edition of the annual Democracy Conference #GEODEM

On July 1, 2020, Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) hosted 2nd panel of the 5th Edition of the annual Democracy Conference #GEODEM. The main theme of the panel was International actors and election. The 2020 edition of the GIP’s annual conference revolves around the issue of Elections in Times o...
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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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