Transparency International Georgia conducted a study of procurements conducted in the Tbilisi City Hall system from August 2014 to August 2017. The study demonstrated several problematic issues, such as low competition in tenders, awarding contracts to inexperienced and newly-founded companies through simplified process, as well as, specific procurements that are associated with high risk of corruption.
Transparency International Georgia has concluded its evaluation of the 3 year performance of the 5th convocation of Tbilisi City Council. The report examines: important legislative acts adopted by the City Council, including those on transfer of municipal property; business ties of Council officials; activities of its members and structural units, oversight activities and access to information.
The new report by Transparency International Georgia shows that undeclared business assets and incompatible activities of MPs remains a problem in the 9th convocation of the Parliament of Georgia.Based on official data, the report has found the following:Business interests of MPs
The Open Government Partnership (OGP) is a multilateral initiative that aims to secure concrete commitments from governments to promote transparency, empower citizens, fight corruption, and harness new technologies to strengthen governance.
Since the change of government in 2012, former public officials have become subjects of criminal prosecution, causing doubts, both inside and outside of the country, regarding the politicization of trials. Transparency International Georgia has been monitoring the hearings of high-profile criminal cases since February 2013. Three reports have been published in this time.
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Georgian civil society organizations have issued a joint assessment of the work of the State Constitutional Commission of Georgia. The document reflects the views of the International Society for Fair Elections and Democracy (ISFED), Georgian Young Lawyers’ Association (GYLA), Transparency International – Georgia, and the Open Society Georgia – Foundation (OSGF). These four organizations were members of the State
The State Constitutional Commission was established on December 15, 2016, and the last session was held on April 22, 2017. Transparency International Georgia was actively involved in the work of the Commission. Below is presented our assessment of the work of the Commission. We believe, that the most important issues for the discussion of the Commission were the parliamentary and presidential electoral systems.