President Zurabishvili at Summit for Democracy: polarisation, hate speech undermine democratic processes in Georgia
10 December 2021

Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili has addressed the virtual Summit for Democracy organised by US President Joe Biden and stated that significant threats undermine the progress achieved internally including polarisation, fake news and hate speech which ‘not only fuel internal divisions, but also undermine democratic processes’ in the country.

She also discussed various other challenges that ‘democracies across the globe’ are facing such as occupation, unresolved conflicts, cyber-attacks, disinformation and Covid pandemic.