Kick off workshop of the project “Analyzing Geopolitical Shifts in the South Caucasus”: 6 young researchers from Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan are now selected

On 31 May, kick off workshop was held for the researchers selected for the project “Analyzing Geopolitical Shifts in the South Caucasus.” The project, which was launched recently, is being implemented by GIP with the support of the Heinrich Boell Foundation Tbilisi Office – South Caucasus Regi...
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Georgia After Karabakh: New Realities Demand New Answers

Dr. Grigol Gegelia The Second Karabakh War has fundamentally reshaped the politics of the South Caucasus. While the influence of Russia and Turkey has expanded further, Iran has sought to secure its share of regional power, and Georgia has remained traditionally passive and neutral....
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GIP launched a new project

From March 2021, the Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) together with the Heinrich Boell Foundation Tbilisi Office – South Caucasus Region launched the project “Analyzing Geopolitical Shifts in the South Caucasus.” The project aims at assessing the changing geopolitical and security envi...
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A Region lost? In the South Caucasus: The West is out, Turkey is in, and Russia is stronger than ever

Op-Ed Bidzina Lebanidze[1] The South Caucasus region has recently witnessed significant upheavals: a war between Armenia and Azerbaijan over Nagorno-Karabagh, political chaos in Armenia, post-election turmoil in Georgia, and a shifting geopolitical dynamic between Russia and Turkey. As Armenia, Azer...
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Closed Virtual Workshop for Young Fellows “Current Trends of Turkish Foreign Policy”

On September 15, the Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) hosted a closed online workshop “Current Trends of Turkish Foreign Policy”. The event addressed the recent trends and fluctuations in Turkish foreign policy as well as the role of Turkey in its neighborhood in terms of security, econom...
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Neighboring a NATO Member: Online discussion on Turkey’s Approach to Security Challenges of South Caucasus Countries

On July 24, Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) hosted an online discussion “Neighboring a NATO Member: Turkey’s Approach to Security Challenges of South Caucasus Countries”. It was the third and a final event of the public discussion series “Analysing Current State and Trends of Turkish ...
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Online Discussion: Turkey’s role in economic and energy sector development of South Caucasus countries

On July 3, Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) hosted an online discussion “Turkey’s role in economic and energy sector development of South Caucasus countries: current trends and future directions”. The discussion, which took place using the online platform Zoom, was the second event of th...
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Webinar: Turkey in search of a new foreign policy in the South Caucasus

On June 3, Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) hosted a webinar “Turkey in search of a new foreign policy in the South Caucasus”. It was the opening event of the public discussion series “Analysing Current State and Trends of Turkish Foreign Policy in the South Caucasus”. Three online pub...
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GIP Director delivered speech at a public hearing of the European Parliament’s AFET Committee

On 21st of January, 2020 GIP Director Dr. Kornely Kakachia, delivered speech in Brussels, at a public hearing of the European Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs (AFET), where he was officially invited by the Chair of AFET, Dr. David McAllister. Public hearing on “The Eastern Partn...
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Call for Young Researchers from Azerbaijan on Turkish Foreign Policy in the South Caucasus

Georgian Institute of Politics (GIP) together with the Heinrich Boell Foundation Tbilisi Office – South Caucasus Region is launching the project “Current State and Trends of Turkish Foreign Policy in the South Caucasus”, which aims at encouraging young researchers from Armenia, Azerbaijan, and...
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