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A school without a building of its own

07 November, 2013

The village of Kanti is located in the mountainous area of the Tsalenjikha municipality. One ofthe major challenges that the village is facing, alongside numerous other problems, is the dire condition of its primary school. The school in Kanti has b

Georgia’s program budget should be voted into law

07 November, 2013

Program budgeting is a results-orientated budgeting system, which, contrary to conventional budgeting, gives detailed costs of every activity and program rather than just the agency spending the money. This links the resources to be spent with the re

Who keeps spamming us with SMS advertising?

06 November, 2013

A number of companies continue sending unsolicited SMS advertising to mobile phones,  violating the Georgian law on personal data protection. To convince these companies that they should respect not only the law but also peoples’ privacy, we sta

Live Blog: 2013 Presidential Elections

27 October, 2013

Through this live blog, Transparency International Georgia will cover all things relevant around the 2013 presidential elections. You can also follow us on twitter (@TIGeorgiaEng), #GVote. We have more than 350 volunteer observers in the field across

Tbilisi City spending cut

15 October, 2013

More than half of the capital’s municipal funds come from the central government’s equalization transfer, which is set to decrease by GEL 49.9 million in 2014. The GoG gives formula-based equalization transfers to most of the local govern

Kutaisi awaiting its 12th mayor

09 October, 2013

Since 2003, 11 mayors of Kutaisi have been replaced. The process still continues and Kutaisi is currently awaiting  its 12th mayor. The 11th mayor Dimitri Kopaliani retained the post for 98 days, during which time he spent  37 of those day