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Proposals for Georgian electoral reform, explained

01 June, 2011

Numerous proposals to reform the electoral system in Georgia are circulating. The final structure of that reform will be a key part of this emerging Democracy's future success. We firmly believe that citizens should understand the details of this deb

Income Declarations Scrape

16 May, 2011

Several months ago, we published a blog post criticizing the Civil Service Bureau’s (CSB) income declarations website, http://declaration.ge , for not making its data available in a usable format. Although the CSB responded to some of our criticisms,

Victims of pyramid scheme protest outside Parliament

11 May, 2011

Around 300 people who suffered serious financial losses after investing money to have a flat built by construction company Center Point Group, held a manifestation in front of the Parliament building on April 28th, 2011. The protesters demanded the l

Bureaucratic freedom of information

14 April, 2011

Georgia has excellent freedom of information (FOI) legislation, but public officials do not seem to be fully aware and may thus hamper public’s exercise of rights. Georgian legislation commands that public information be released immediately upon req

Developing a second MCC compact in Georgia: next steps

14 March, 2011

On January 5 the Board of Directors of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) approved Georgia’s eligibility for a second five-year compact. The first compact, worth USD 395.3 million, is expected to come to a close in April 2011. Georgia is one

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