Tag Archives: Mass Media

Giorgi Kandelaki and Giorgi Meladze – Enough! Kmara and the Rose Revolution in Georgia

Why, of all post-Soviet countries, was Georgia the one where such a democratic breakthrough was possible for the first time? What factors and actors made the revolution possible? How important and substantial was western assistance? The following analysis endeavors to explore these questions.

Kandelaki, G. and G. Meladze (2007). ‘Enough! Kmara and the Rose Revolution in Georgia’. In Joerg Forbrig and Pavol Demeš (Eds.), Reclaiming Democracy. Civil society and Electoral Change in Central and Eastern Europe. Pp. 101- 125. Washington DC: German Marshall Fund of the United States.

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Adam Hug (ed.) – Spotlight on Georgia

This report examines the growing human rights and governance challenges facing Georgia. It highlights increasing concerns both, internal and international, about Georgian rule of law, media freedom, policing and electoral processes. The pamphlet recommends how Georgia must reform and what the international community should do to support it.

Hug, A. (ed.) (2009). Spotlight on Georgia. London: The Foreign Policy Centre.

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IDEA – Building Democracy in Georgia

As a contribution to promoting sustainable democracy in Georgia and in the wider context in the South
Caucasus region, International IDEA, in partnership with Georgian and regional actors, initiated a programme
of ‘democratic assessment through dialogue’ in Georgia, in autumn 2001.

International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (2003). Building Democracy in Georgia: Democratization in Georgia.

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