2002 - 2003 IPF Fellow
Affiliation: former Senior Advisor to the Georgian Parliament on regional policy and self-government issues; Researcher at the Georgian Institute of Public Affairs
2002 - 2003: Models of governance in divided societies: The case of Georgian decentralization
The objectives of the project are to identify weaknesses of decentralized institution building in Georgia; examine the structure of power and ethnic and social cleavages; analyze informally organized interests enforced by political subcultures; devise recommendations for coherent and participatory local governance; and write a research and policy paper for the Parliament, State Chancellery, local Councils and international donor organizations.
Working groups: Policy Networks and Administrative Reform, The Caucasus: Conflict Prevention, Regional Development Policy, Building Institutions
Relevant countries: Georgia