Transparency International Georgia, Georgian Young Lawyers’ Association, ISFED, the coalition Free Choice and Multinational Georgia are concerned that a new charity fund might be misused to influence voters by the opposition coalition Georgian Dream.
On 24 April, we posted an article on our blog, discussing the tender for the planting of trees on Baratashvili Street and urging the City Hall to offer an explanation regarding that the contract signed by the Tbilisi City Hall and the Greenservice company.
Non-governmental and media organizations participating in “This Affects You” start the second stage of the campaign that envisages amendments to the Election Code, as well as rehabilitation of the media environment during election period. In this respect, on 7 May, the participants of the campaign submitted a package of legislative proposals to the Parliament of Georgia.
An initiative of the ruling United National Movement party aims at revising the Constitution of Georgia, lowering the age at which one can stand for a parliamentary seat from 25 to 21 years.
Tamaz Gvelukashvili, a member of Rustavi City Council from United National Movement, has sent sheep and wine to several city districts for Easter, which from the legal point of view can be considered as bribing of voters. This fact was confirmed by some local residents interviewed by TI Georgia.
Trialeti TV, based in Gori, alleges that the Georgian National Communications Commission is granting special treatment to a local competitor.
April 24, 2012 - Today three non-governmental organizations "Institute for Development of Freedom of Information", "Transparency International - Georgia", and the "Georgian Young Lawyers' Association" will present their opinions to Georgian Parliament about the draft Law of Georgia on Information Security.
Transparency International Georgia (TI Georgia) has issued a new report about ethics regulation in the Georgian Parliament which was commissioned by the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR). The opinions and information contained in this report do not necessarily reflect the policy and position of the ODIHR or the OSCE.