Trendy Tbilisi: where Georgian fashion meets public diplomacy

Lorraine Vaney In the last three years, the Georgian fashion scene has gone through an unprecedented development. Tbilisi became a new hot-spot for buyers and opinion makers looking for authenticity, avant-gardism and exoticism. The capital of Georgia certainly took advantage of the dynamics rul...
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Beyond top-down democratisation: protests of Georgian students, ‘ravers’ and workers

Tornike Bakakuri Over the last couple of years, Georgia’s protesting scene has experienced an interesting transformation – the emergence of self-organised groups and networks, exerting direct pressure on the state instead of relying on political parties and the international community. This blog...
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The Future of the Eastern Partners: 6 Lessons from the Western Balkans

Frauke Seebass In the fifteen years since the Thessaloniki declaration confirmed the European accession partnership with the Western Balkans, only Croatia has succeeded in joining the Union. However, a new momentum has emerged this year, with the Commission seeing a new “credible enlargement persp...
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#GEOEUvalues panel discussion and policy paper presentation in Paris

On 22 October 2018 The Georgian Institute of Politics , Polis180 and Argo jointly organized the panel discussion and the policy paper presentation in Paris in the framework of the project –  Between a Rock and a Hard Place? Georgian, German and French Perspectives on European Values an...
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Normative Power vs. Democratic Backsliding

European Values in the EU and Georgia This policy paper is the result of a collaborative effort of the authors, Polis180, the Georgian Institute of Politics and Argo. It was inspired by the discussions we had during a workshop and conference, conducted from 16-20 September 2018 in Tbilisi as part of...
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Between a Rock and a Hard Place? Georgian, German and French Perspectives on European Values and Euro-Atlantic Integration #GEOEUvalues

The Georgian Institute of Politics (Tbilisi), Polis180 (Berlin) and Argo (Paris) jointly organized the German-Georgian-French workshop and conference – “Between a Rock and a Hard Place? Georgian, German and French Perspectives on European Values and Euro-Atlantic Integration” #GEOEUval...
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Between a Rock and a Hard Place? Georgian, German and French Perspectives on European Values and Euro-Atlantic Integration #GEOEUvalues #CivilSocietyCooperation

Project donor: German Federal Foreign Office Project timeframe: 01/06/2018 – 31/12/2018 Project budget: 59,915 EUR Project partners: Polis180 (lead partner, Germany), Argo (France)   About #GEOEUvalues The Georgian Institute of Politics (Georgia), in partnership with Polis180 (Germany), a...
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