GEODEM 2021 Conference Notes – Public Polls, Elections and Populism: Why Don’t We Trust the Political Processes in Georgia?

In the lead up to the 2021 elections, immaturity and unpredictability continue to be major characteristics of Georgian politics. Despite the hopes that Georgia would reaffirm its commitment to the path towards a consolidated liberal democracy, the 2020 parliamentary elections and the subsequent poli...
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GEODEM2021 concluded with the 3rd panel about “Populist Nationalism and Euroscepticism: Imagined or Real Threat for Associated Countries?”

On June 16, 2021, Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) hosted the 3rd panel of the 6th edition of its traditional annual Democracy Conference #GEODEM2021. The main theme of the panel was Populist Nationalism and Euroscepticism: Imagined or Real Threat for Associated Countries? In order to discus...
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GEODEM2021 – Panel 3: Populist Nationalism and Euroscepticism: Imagined or Real Threat for Associated Countries?

In May-June, 2021 GIP is hosting the 6th edition of its traditional annual Democracy Conference #GEODEM2021. Due to the pandemic, the conference is being conducted online presenting 3 different thematic panels. To attend the 3rd final panel of the conference on 16 June, please register here >>...
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5th Annual Democracy Conference (#GEODEM): Elections in the Times of the COVID-19 Pandemic: A New Challenge for Georgia’s Uncertain Democracy? – Conference Notes

This year is vitally important for Georgia’s democratic consolidation. The 2020 Parliamentary elections are a test which will determine the country’s political dynamic for the next decade. Despite the progress achieved with the help of the international community, several factors currently damag...
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Polarization and Radicalization of the Electorate: GIP Held the Final Panel of GEODEM2020

On July 14th, Georgian Institute of Politics hosted the third, concluding panel of the 5th Annual Democracy Conference on the issue of Polarization and Radicalization of the Electorate.  Main topic of this year’s conference was “Elections in Times of COVID-19: a New Challenge for Georgi...
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