As early as last year, Transparency International Georgia highlighted the fact that, according to the information provided by both the Italian customs and the revenue service of Georgia, there was no evidence in their databases of the import of the “Api Super” branded gasoline (Octane 98
Government Defence Anti-Corruption Index: 70% of governments fail to protect against corruption in the defence sector
Only half of all countries do not publish their defence budget, or provide only very limited aggregate information, this new Transparency International survey finds
Statement concerning the dismissal of employees from public institutions after parliamentary elections
The October 2012 parliamentary elections resulted in a change of government in Georgia. Following this significant event, changes have taken place, and are still ongoing in the public service sector throughout the country. While it is natural that reform and reorganization will occur as a new government takes office, in many instances these processes seem unjustified.
Tbilisi, 23 January, 2013 - Transparency International Georgia (TI Georgia) and the Minister of Finance held a joint press conference at the Ministry of Finance where TI Georgia presented the findings of 2012 Open Budget Index (OBI) and a list of recommendations for Georgia. Georgia scores 55 out of 100 in OBI 2012, which is higher than the average score of 43 for all
In 2005 all legislation regulating anti-competitive practices in Georgia was repealed. It was not until May 8, 2012 that the Parliament passed the Law on Free Trade and Competition (“the Competition Law”) and the President established the Competition and State Procurement Agency (‘the Agency”) in January, 2012. However, to date, no cases have as yet been investigated or initiated by this Agency.