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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Press Release: Training in Batumi for journalists, editors and NGO representatives working in the western part of Georgia

On January 31 – February 1, 2019 the Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) organizes training for journalists, editors and NGO representatives working in the western part of Georgia who are interested in EU-Georgia relations. The event will take place in “Era Palace” Batumi. Training is a part ...
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Good Fences Make Good Neighbors: How Georgia Can Resist Authoritarian Pressure

Joseph Larsen Georgia is at a crossroads regarding its democratic development and European Union (EU) integration. Despite being a poster child for democratization in the post-Soviet space, its progress in consolidating democratic institutions has stagnated since the ruling Georgian Dream (GD) party...
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Is Georgia’s “Unique” Approach to Church-State Relations Compatible with EU Integration?

Irakli Jgharkava This research paper tackles one of the most controversial issues in Georgian society – the relationship between Church and State. Following a recent statement by the prime minister of Georgia that questioned the “classical understanding” and utility of secularism in the Georgi...
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