The EU Allocating Refugees to Georgia? Slow Down and Get the Facts Straight

GIP Interns: David Rypel Mariam Apriashvili Is the European Union going to allocate refugees to Georgia? After reading Sunday and Monday’s news and related posts on social media, it may look that way. However, it’s not true, even if that’s the story Russian media is trying to tell....
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Why Georgia Should be Worried about Marine Le Pen

Mariam Tabatadze (Joint Master’s Program student of International Relations, University of Szeged (Hungary) and Sciences Po Lille (France).) Joseph Larsen (GIP analyst) While European Union member states are preoccupied with countering Russian propaganda and the related rise of domestic right-...
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Georgia and Germany in the Euro-Atlantic Space: Between Expectations and Reality

Mikheil Sarjveladze PhD student University of Cologne The combination of an uninformed society and emotional attitudes toward European integration is a bad one, and one that can result in wild public mood swings. Based on my observations, perceptions of European integration—particularly among memb...
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Georgia Can’t Avoid Europe’s Turmoil

Shota Gelovani  Master’s student of Political Science, Mannheim University While Georgian observers fixate on their country’s own political and economic problems, developments outside the country are shaping up to make a major impact, as well. Most notably, these include the European migration ...
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The EU’s Visa Suspension Mechanism Explained

Mariam Grigalashvili, PhD student of International Relations Tbilisi State University GIP Analyst  On Dec. 7, 2016, the European Council and European Parliament reached agreement on the visa liberalization suspension mechanism,...
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European Defense Union (EDU) and Eastern Neighborhood

Nana Gurgenidze and Ioseb ‘Joseph’ Jorjoliani GIP Young Experts Network The geopolitical situation of the European Union (EU) has changed dramatically in the past months. After the British exit from the union, it became apparent that substantial changes have to be made within the organization....
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International Summer School “Towards a Euro-Atlantic Strategy in the Black Sea Region”

Batumi Shota Rustaveli State University hosts international summer school – “Towards a Euro-Atlantic Strategy in the Black Sea Region”. On Monday 25th July the 1st session of the summer school was opened at BSU by Archil Karaulashvili,...
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