On 15 June, Georgia holds local elections. But these are no normal elections. For the first time, 12 city mayors and 59 heads of the local municipalities, known as Gamgebelis, will be directly elected. Previously, only the mayor of Tbilisi was directly elected. But what is on offer for the people of Georgia? The candidates are less underwhelming, more overwhelmingly whacky and weird
October was the special month for the European Youth Parliament Georgia and Tbilisi City. They hosted most important European Youth Event for the region.
Facebook is the main social media platform used by Georgian political parties for their campaigns, and personality cults reign both online and off.
cafebabel Tbilisi, run by @CrisLeeMaza, goes live in September 2013. If you're in Georgia, join our pan-European team!