Transparency International Georgia responds to the recent frequent assaults on journalists. According to the representatives of the TV Obiektivi, their journalist and crew were attacked on March 20 while shooting one of the construction sites.
Signatory organizations responding to the assault and insult of the journalists of “Rustavi 2 “ by the representatives of “Georgian marsh” movement.Freedom of expression and freedom of media is guaranteed by both the Georgian Constitution and the European Convention on Human Rights. The form of the protest should not go beyond the standards set by the law and should not include any form of violence.
The recent developments and political confrontation in the Municipal Council of Borjomi clearly go beyond the legal limits for the exercise of local self-government and causes a considerable da
The Parliament of Georgia is currently considering a draft law on "Defined Contribution Pensions” that aims to introduce new mandatory defined contribution (DC) pension schemes in Georgia from July 1, 2018. Participation in this scheme will be mandatory for all hired employees less than 40 years of age. They will be required to direct 2% of their earnings to their retirement savings and employer will add the same amount.
On 15 February 2018, the State Audit Office published a compliance audit report assessing the management of property owned by Tbilisi Municipality in 2015-2016. Among other issues, the report covers two cases related to former Chief Prosecutor Otar Partskhaladze's company, BSR-CDG Development, LLC.
Two leading universities in Georgia suspiciously change their official position regarding academic degrees of GNCC members
Transparency International Georgia would like to respond to the recent change of official position by two leading higher education institutions – Tbilisi State University and Georgian Technical University – on whether academic degrees held by two members of the Georgian National Communications Commission (GNCC) meet the academic qualification requirements set by the law.