Concluding conference: Engagement of ethnic minorities in the Europeanization of Georgia

On 28 May, 2021, Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) hosted the concluding conference of the Erasmus + Jean Monnet project “Promote and Act for Europe,” financially supported by the EU. The aim of the conference was to present the results of the project to its stakeholders. The conference took ...
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Training Manual – Ethnic Minorities in Georgia and Europeanization

The following manual was written within the framework of Erasmus + Jean Monnet Project “Promote and Act for Europe”. The project aims at promoting discussion on the EU among ethnic minority groups in Georgia, specifically by raising the awareness on the European integration. The training manual ...
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Workshop for creating analytical videos about Georgia’s inclusive Europeanization

On March 19, 2021, the Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) organized one more workshop for the participants of the Erasmus+ Jean Monnet project to assist them in the process of creating analytical videos about Georgia’s inclusive Europeanization. More specifically, the aim of the workshop was to ...
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Compendium of Policy Documents

Levan Kakhishvili, Salome Minesashvili, Nino Samkharadze, Salome Kandelaki The first of the four documents, but by no means in terms of importance, is authored by Levan Kakhishvili and asks an important question: Do ethnic minorities benefit from Georgia’s Europeanization? In this document, Levan ...
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Challenges of the Ethnic Minorities on the Path of Georgia’s European Integration: Presentation of the research findings

On October 8th and 9th, 2020, Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) held presentations of the research findings on the issue of challenges of and benefits for Armenian and Azerbaijani minorities in the process of Georgia’s European integration. The research was conducted under the framework of the ...
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Do Ethnic Minorities Benefit from Georgia’s Europeanization?

Levan Kakhishvili Georgia’s Europeanization has resulted in opportunities and both tangible and intangible benefits for Georgian society at large. However, as ethnic minorities are poorly integrated into Georgian social and political life, it is important to explore to what extent minority communi...
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Integration of Ethnic Minorities in Georgia: Barriers to Political Participation

Salome Kandelaki The political integration of ethnic minorities is a complex process, and as Georgia remains a transitional democracy it still has a long way to go. Quality political participation of Azerbaijani and Armenian minorities at the national level remains a challenge. In Kvemo Kartli and S...
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Ethnic Minorities in the Context of Georgia’s European Integration: Is There a Room for Skepticism?

Nino Samkharadze Ethnic minorities in Georgia maintain an ambivalent attitude towards European integration: on one hand, they value the practical improvements to their social and economic conditions which greater European integration promises. On the other hand, a majority of ethnic minority represe...
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Online discussion: Civic Integration-related Progress and Challenges of Ethnic Minorities in Georgia

*The text is available in Armenian and Azerbaijani languages On July 15, 2020, the Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) hosted an online public discussion about “Civic Integration-related Progress and Challenges of Ethnic Minorities in Georgia.” The discussion, which took place using the online ...
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EU and Ethnic Minorities in Georgia: How to Counter Misinformation and Disruptive Communication

Salome Minesashvili High public support is frequently claimed as a backbone of Georgia`s foreign policy direction and especially its ambition for membership in the European Union (EU). However, ethnic minorities in Georgia comprise a group whose unanimous approval the state’s foreign policy lacks....
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