Press Release: Training in Batumi for journalists, editors and NGO representatives working in the western part of Georgia

On January 31 – February 1, 2019 the Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) organizes training for journalists, editors and NGO representatives working in the western part of Georgia who are interested in EU-Georgia relations. The event will take place in “Era Palace” Batumi. Training is a part ...
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Good Fences Make Good Neighbors: How Georgia Can Resist Authoritarian Pressure

Joseph Larsen Georgia is at a crossroads regarding its democratic development and European Union (EU) integration. Despite being a poster child for democratization in the post-Soviet space, its progress in consolidating democratic institutions has stagnated since the ruling Georgian Dream (GD) party...
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Is Georgia’s “Unique” Approach to Church-State Relations Compatible with EU Integration?

Irakli Jgharkava This research paper tackles one of the most controversial issues in Georgian society – the relationship between Church and State. Following a recent statement by the prime minister of Georgia that questioned the “classical understanding” and utility of secularism in the Georgi...
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