“Transparency International – Georgia” explored the amount of money allocated from Imereti municipal budget and property transferred to ownership of religious institutions in the period between 2013 and 2017. To collect required data, we’ve retrieved the following figures from the municipalities:
Recently, there have been discussions about the abolition/merging of 7 self-governing cities and 7 self-governing communities that were separated and granted this status in 2014.
Transparency International Georgia periodically publishes information on the amount of remuneration of employees in public institutions, frequency of disbursing supplements and bonuses and general administrative expenses.
Citizen Participation Mechanisms – Inadequate Use of Resources in Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti Municipalities
Active involvement of citizens in the governance and decision-making processes is one of the cornerstones of democratic governance. It holds particularly true at the level of local self-governance, as responsibility for settlement of primary and communal needs of citizens rests with the municipal authorities.
“Law of Georgia on Conflict of Interests and Corruption in Public Service” determines a list of officials, who are obliged to fill in and present a property declaration within two months after the appointment.
Just like the Central Government of Georgia, the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Adjara and the Supreme Council widely apply the practice of appointing former MPs to various positions.
On 8 October 2016, along with the members of the Parliament of Georgia, the population of Adjara elected members of the Supreme Council.