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Improved rules for state procurement contests

27 July, 2015

  According to the Law on State Procurement, a contest is an alternative method of state procurement that can be used for purchasing design services. Unlike electronic tenders, the process of procurement through contests bypassed the State Pr

Ministries spend more than a million on advertising

27 July, 2015

  From January to May of 2015 Georgian Ministries and their subordinate Legal Entities of Public Law (LEPL) have spent more than GEL 1 million on the production and airing of advertising videos on various TV stations. GEL 199,521 was spent on

Assessment of the Ministry of Interior reform

21 July, 2015

  On 8 July 2015 the Parliament of Georgia passed at the third hearing the draft Law “on the State Security Service” and amendments to its accompanying draft laws. Transparency International Georgia has many concerns about the

More people receive SMS spam without consent

10 July, 2015

  It is common for cell phone users in Georgia to receive advertising SMS messages several times a day. In most cases, these messages are sent by companies offering various products and services without consent from the receiver. Messages sen