Editorial

Is Georgia really on its democratic path? Incentives from the EU

On May 27, the Parliament of Georgia approved the controversial “foreign agents” law, sparking weeks of protests and a wave of international condemnation. With 84 votes in favor and 4 against, legislators passed the bill, ignoring President Salome Zurabishvili’s veto. This decision was made despite ongoing protests and warnings from the European Union and the […]

Economy

Georgia’s Pursuit of EU Membership: Challenges and Progress Amid Controversies

Estimated time of reading: ~ 5 minutes Georgia’s bid to join the European Union has been marked by significant progress and challenges. In March 2022, Georgia officially applied for EU membership, and in December 2023, the European Commission granted the country candidate status, pending the fulfillment of certain conditions. This article will delve into the […]

Energy

Georgia-EU energy relations and the green transition

Estimated time of reading: ~ 4 minutes The EU strengthened its relationship with Georgia in the past few years, and energy has been an important component in such a dynamic. Georgia has a strategic location and the potential to become a hub for sustainable energy development in the Caucasus Region as well as in Eastern […]

External Relations

The EU and the climate diplomacy: what challenges for COP26

Estimated time of reading: ~ 3 minutes From October 31st to November 12th, journalists and analysts believe that the two partners UK and Italy, will host the world’s last chance to finally get climate change under control. Indeed, the COP26 in Glasgow will be the culmination of the work done by the UK Presidency and […]

Employment and Social Affairs

EU support to Georgia and its citizens

Estimated time of reading: ~ 4 minutes The recent approval in Georgia of the controversial “transparency on foreign influence” bill, often dubbed the “foreign agents law,” created a really serious stalemate between Tbilisi and the European Union authorities. Just in December 2023, the EU granted the candidate status to Georgia, although “on the understanding that […]

EU funding opportunities

The new URBACT Call is open now

Estimated time of reading: ~ 2 minutes  The new URBACT call for Good Practices is open until 30 June! The call aims to identify Good Practices implemented by European cities, that have positive impact at local level and transferable to other EU cities. European cities are invited to submit the integrated and sustainable urban development […]

Migrations

Migration challenges and Georgia’s EU aspirations

Estimated time of reading: ~ 5 minutes In March 2022, Georgia officially applied for EU membership, and in December 2023, the European Commission granted the country candidate status, pending the fulfillment of certain conditions. This article will delve into the current status of Georgia’s EU accession process, focusing on the recent controversies surrounding the Law […]

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