Salome Bladadze

Junior Research Fellow


Salome Bladadze is a junior research fellow at Geocase. 

Her interest lies mainly in EU politics and Georgia-EU relations. 

Before joining Geocase Ms Bladadze worked as an intern at the following organizations: The Friedrich Ebert Foundation, The Information Center on NATO and the European Union, Partnership for Human Rights (PHR), European Youth Parliament Georgia, where she chaired the Regional Development and Public Community Engagement Committee. She has participated in over 30 conferences in different EU countries.

Salome has earned her bachelor's degree in Law at Tbilisi State University.

She speaks fluent Georgian, German, English, Russian languages and currently is mastering French and Turkish.

Is the EU Heading Towards Another Lost Generation?

6 Jan 2021
A decade ago, in the midst of the global financial crisis, youth unemployment rates in EU Member States increased dramatically, deeply affecting the financial and mental state of European youth. There are similarities between the effects of the current pandemic and the...
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Past the Point of No Return?

4 Feb 2021
Global Climate change is one of the most acute problems in the world today. Industrial activities in developed countries have contributed significantly to climate change, yet low-income countries are often the first ones to pay the price. Due to scarce relevant reco...
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The Tragedy of the Black Sea

5 Apr 2021
  ''There are plenty of fish in the sea!''- a statement we wouldn't expect to ever lose its meaning. Yet, as the global demand for seafood grows rapidly with an increasing population, many commercial fish stocks are already in serious decline, thr...
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Forensic Age Estimation of Unaccompanied Minor Migrants in the EU

21 May 2021
In the last years, the European Union has been facing unprecedented massive flows of unaccompanied minor migrants (UAMs) from regions struggling with poverty, war and natural disasters. According to United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), unaccompanied...
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Volunteering in an Orphanage: Noble Intention with Counterproductive Outcomes

9 Sept 2021
Volunteering is becoming an immensely popular activity around the world. Volunteering is a voluntary act, of an individual or group, giving time and effort for community service without getting paid. Volunteering is promoted to young people as an opportunity to have a u...
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Polish Democracy in Danger: When The Unlawful Dictate The Law

28 Sept 2021
On 22 October 2020, the Constitutional Tribunal of the Republic of Poland ruled that abortions in the case of malformation of the fetus are unconstitutional, the decisions that sparked the largest protests Poland has seen since the fall of communism. Hundreds of thousan...
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Quo Vadis, Poland?

20 Oct 2021
Tensions have risen at a Polish, German and Czech border over a mine located in Poland. The Turów open-cast lignite mine in Poland is located close to the borders of the Czech Republic and Germany and represents one of the largest lignite reserves in the country. In 199...
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The Covid-19 Crisis ‘Scarring’ Young People in Poland

2 Dec 2021
What had begun as a health crisis, quickly turned into a profound economic recession and social crisis severely disrupting the lives of all people, including European citizens. Now, the Covid-19 Pandemic continues to affect the economies of all the European Union member...
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Women in Georgia: Living in Accordance with an Honor Code

28 Dec 2021
Women continuously experience injustices solely because of their gender in Georgia. Gender stereotypes are still deeply rooted. Across Georgia, honor-based violence remains an acute problem and the work to prevent and combat it is the responsibility of many actors in Ge...
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United We Stand, Divided We Fall. Is It Not So, Georgia?

10 Feb 2022
Georgia has historically been socially heterogeneous, multilingual, and multiethnic, having been formed by a range of groups with linguistic, religious, and national elements of diversity. The ethnic composition of modern Georgia remains very diverse. Nowadays, accordin...
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A Monopoly Over Georgian National Identity: Unfair to Georgian Muslims?

19 Mar 2022
Georgia is one of the most multi-religious societies in the South Caucasus. According to a 2014 census, 83.4% of the Georgian population identified themselves as Eastern Orthodox Christian, 10.7% Muslim, 3.9% Armenian Apostolic, and 0.5% Catholic. Georgia is predominant...
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Wildlife Trafficking: Why We Should Care

16 May 2022
As global demand for the meat grows rapidly with an increasing population, overhunting becomes an issue of high importance, threatening biodiversity and food security around the world. Extinction and endangering of species, disrupting migration and hibernation, affectin...
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No Need for White Saviors

7 Sept 2022
Seeking satisfaction of making the world a better place through activism and volunteering appears like a noble idea, however, often the phenomenon called the White Savior Complex stands in the way.   What exactly is the White Savior Complex?   The term White Sav...
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In the Name of Liberty: In the Name of Mahsa Amini

6 Oct 2022
Thousands of Iranians have taken to the streets in protest following the death of Mahsa Amini. A 22-year-old girl from Saqez was visiting Tehran on 13 September. She was arrested, brutally beaten and murdered by Iran’s so-called “Morality Police” for not wearing her h...
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Robbed Childhood: The Practice of Child Marriage

31 Oct 2022
Every child deserves an opportunity to fully develop their potential, to enjoy their childhood and to grow up in a healthy environment. Unfortunately, the well-known phenomenon of child marriage stands in the way. Child marriage often compromises a girl’s development, p...
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Robbed Childhood: The Practice of Child Labour

19 Nov 2022
As reported by UNICEF, approximately 160 million children worldwide were subject to the child labour in year 2020, 79 million of them are performing hazardous work and 9 million additional children at risk due to the impact of COVID-19. By definition, child labour is vi...
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