Existing Challenges and Recommendations We Find Necessary to Overcome Those Challenges. Political prosecutions, selective justice, abuse of pretrial detention in cases of political opponents, manipulation of judges, political violence and attacks on media.Overall there is a significant progress on ethnic minority policy since 2004, with improved legislation, more developod infrustructure and specific policies. Though there... Read More
13 Septmeber, 2015 Georgias’ Reforms Associates organized the final stage of the project : “Minority Youth’s Simulation Debates on EU Integration” in Akhalkalaki. The project was funded and supported by Lithuanian Embassy, through the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme. The essence of the project is to empower the young minorities and offering them spaces... Read More
It’s been seven years since Russian and Georgian forces went to war. The reason? A breakaway region in the Georgian heartland known as South Ossetia. But in the years since, what has happened in the region and what bearing does this have on Georgia’s potential integration into NATO and the EU?
Today, on 10 July, in Hotel “Radisson Blu” Georgia’s Reforms Associates (GRASS) held the presentation of publication “Improving the Coordination of European Policies in Georgia Based on the Practices of Visegrad Countries” in the framework of the public discussion event organized by East-West Management Institute on the topic: “Management of the implementation of Association Agreement:... Read More
Interview with Paata Gaprindashvili, vice-director of the Georgia’s Reforms Associates (GRASS) think tank. Interviewer: Bartosz Marcinkowski BARTOSZ MARCINKOWSKI: After signing the association agreement with the European Union, Ukrainian president, Petro Poroshenko, said that “it was the most important day for Ukraine since gaining independence in 1991.” Would you say the same about Georgia? PAATA GAPRINDASHVILI:... Read More