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What changes have been made to the draft law on Amnesty?

20 December, 2012

On December 7, Parliament passed the draft law on Amnesty in its first reading (with 83 in favor and 10 against). The passing of the law was preceded by a three-week rather in-depth and comprehensive discussion in the committees in which, alongside M

Cohabitation explained

18 December, 2012

We are witnessing an unprecedented reality in the country’s political life following the recent victory of the opposition in the parliamentary elections held on 1 October, 2012. This change has established the President and the parliamentary majority

Proposed changes to the Labor Code

11 December, 2012

  On November 22, the Parliamentary committee for Healthcare and Social Issues introduced a bill concerning amendments to the Labor Code. Given the current critical position of several different social groups and international institutions wi

Property for One GEL in Adjara – Part II

07 December, 2012

In the previous blog published on 19 April, 2012 Transparency International Georgia spoke about the property sold for symbolic price in Adjarian Autonomous Republic. Often property was sold to unknown companies which did not comply with the contract

Parliamentarians’ links with businesses

06 December, 2012

Requiring the disclosure of assets held by government officials is a key tool for preventing and discovering corruption and potential conflicts of interest, and corporate ownership information is a key piece of this disclosure. Knowing which official