Dato Parulava is a journalist and former staff writer at OC Media. He’s interested in human rights, with a focus on minority rights and Georgia’s EU integration process, and is currently studying an MA in European Studies at Lund University with funding from the Swedish Institute.
The rise of illiberalism in Georgia is turning heads in Brussels and yet still, the country is pushing ambitious foreign policy goals with the EU.
A cut to diagnostics, a lack of clear information, and opposition from Tskhinvali are putting the success of Georgia’s medical programme at risk.
The usual stand-off between supporters of queer rights and homophobic counter-protesters did not take place this 17 May in Tbilisi, as Georgia marked IDAHOTB under a state of emergency.
The EU-Georgia Parliamentary Association Committee failed to adopt a joint statement after Georgian Dream rejected critical amendments from MEPs.
Local residents claim the lands are vital for them to sustain their families, but local church officials don’t share their concerns.
Dr. Tanja Börzel and Dr. Thomas Risse of the Otto-Suhr-Institute for Political Science share their insights on how Georgia could join the EU.