Researchers

Lika Tchipashvili

Research Fellow

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Biography

Lika Tchipashvili is a Researcher Fellow at Geocase. Her main research interests lie in the field of the Georgian-French bilateral relations and Europe with a specific focus on the EU’s enlargement policy.

Currently, Lika works as a consultant at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, deployed by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) - the UN Agency. In addition, she is a representative of the Georgian graduates in France in Georgia in the frame of the collaboration with Campus France.

In the past, Lika worked as a Media and Communication Officer at the Office of the Directorate of the EU's Education and Training National Agency in France (Agence Erasmus + France / Education Formation), she did a professional internship at the EUradio (based in Nantes) and a training at the Embassy of Georgia to the Republic of France.

In 2015, she was selected as a Young Ambassador of Georgia to France within the project "Be Young Ambassador of Your Country" implemented by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia.

She holds a professional master's degree in Political Sciences from the University of Bordeaux (France), a research and professional master's degree in information-communication from the University Bordeaux Montaigne (France) and a diploma of Maîtrise in „History, Philosophy and Mediation of Sciences" from the University of Bordeaux Montaigne (France), she also studied via exchange programs at the University of Oslo (Norway).

Georgian-French relations in the context of European integration

8 Jan 2020
„A day will come when you - all nations of the continent will merge, without losing your distinct qualities and your glorious individuality, in a close and higher unity to form a European brotherhood. [...] A day will come when the only fields of battle will be market...
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'The Dimitri Amilakhvari Georgian-French Dialogue' – A New Stage and New Prospects for Bilateral Relations

27 Jan 2020
„With the establishment of Dimitri Amilakhvari Georgian-French Structured Dialogue, the relations between the two countries have entered a qualitatively new level“ - this is the assessment of a joint declaration between Georgia and France signed by Presidents Salome Z...
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Brexit – A Renaissance of the European Union?

12 Feb 2020
On 31 January 2020, the European Union witnessed an unprecedented political event in its 70-year history: instead of further enlargement, the European Project actually shrank when the United Kingdom, a member state, left the European Union and launched a radically new e...
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Europe Without Borders

11 Apr 2020
‘We are not forming coalitions of states, we are uniting men.’ Perhaps nothing expresses better than these words of Jean Monnet, one of the founders of the European project, the essence of the goodness of the European Union: the free movement of persons, recognized by t...
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Europe Without Borders

18 Apr 2020
‘We are not forming coalitions of states, we are uniting men.’ Perhaps nothing expresses better than these words of Jean Monnet, one of the founders of the European project, the essence of the goodness of the European Union: the free movement of persons, recognized by t...
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Partenariat franco-géorgien au service des valeurs européennes

23 Apr 2020
Par Lika Tchipashvili, Chercheuse chez "Geocase"; Ambassadeur Alumni (Représentante des anciens diplômés géorgiens en France en collaboration avec le Campus France)   « [Les moeurs et les coutumes des Géorgiens] cela vient, je crois, du commerce qu’ils ont avec be...
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Georgian Case in the European Union

14 May 2020
They say that ‘if the European Union didn't exist, we would have to invent it.’ Indeed, the benefits of the European Project, which over the past 70 years have been tangible to citizens of both its member states and partner countries, including the citizens of Georg...
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Gender quotas: the worst mechanism for increasing women’s political participation except for all the others

16 July 2020
A few days ago, Georgia’s parliament approved a package of amendments to the Electoral Code, including mandatory gender quotas, whose goal is to gradually increase the number of female MPs. The relevant amendment states that political parties must nominate at least one...
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Covid-19, Geopolitics and Georgia

5 Aug 2020
The new coronavirus pandemic is unprecedented not only quantitatively, by the scale of its geographical distribution, but also qualitatively: its impact on our world is multidimensional, encompassing public health, humanitarian, economic and geopolitical spheres. Its un...
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