Authors: Mikheil Mirziashvili and Ivane Chkhikvadze
The Guidebook is prepared in partnership by Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy and European Partnership for Democracy.
The Guidebook is a summary version of the Association Agreement between the EU and Georgia. It also covers history of EU-Georgia relations, key EU institutions and responds to the myths about the EU in Georgia.
This publication is a combination of three policy papers commissioned by the Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy in cooperation with the European Partnership for Democracy. The content is devoted to the issues of political party finance, local self-government and women’s participation in politics. These topics are at the center of policy debates in Georgia.
Ketevan Bolkvadze’s paper draws the comparison of Armenian and Georgian system of political funding and provides recommendations on how they can be reformed. Nino Kakubava and Tamunia Chincharauli analyze legislative and institutional aspects of participation. Rusudan Kervalishvili’s paper is about women’s engagement in peace and security. It goes through the international obligations of Georgia and draws recommendations on how to better materialize them.
The policy papers are based on research carried out by professionals of relevant fields and address three critically important challenges of the current Georgian politics.
The Publication is commissioned by the NIMD and The Regional Center for Research and Promotion of Constitutionalism joint initiative and NIMD’s financial support. The publication covers the full text of Constitution of Georgia adopted on August 24, 1995, including all the changes and additions.
The publication is not a reflection of any specific national or political interest. Views expressed in this publication do not necessarily represent the views of the NIMD.
Only Georgian Version is available
In the Corporate brochure reader can get brief overview about rationale of the NIMD activities in the South Caucasus region. Publication also provides with laconic definition of what the pillar programmes are aiming to and what is niche of the NIMD activities in the South Caucasus.