Georgian Institute of Politics is hosting the international conference – “Religion, Foreign influences and Parliamentarism: The Prospect of Consolidated Democracy in Georgia” on May 18th, 2016.
Academics, government officials, religious figures, and civil society representatives will discuss the state of democratization in Georgia and identify obstacles and opportunities for further democratic development. Each of the 3 panels of the conference are focused on specific topics such as: Religion & Democracy, Parliamentarism and Foreign Influences on Democracy.
Kornely Kakachia, GIP executive director and Courtney Austrian – acting deputy US ambassador will be making opening remarks at the event.
The conference is made possible through the financial support of National Endowment for Democracy (NED).