TI Georgia is monitoring the transparency of party financing. For this purpose, we are looking at the fundraising and spending of political parties and other political entities.
TI Georgia is concerned about the Chamber of Control’s decision to request financial information from two Georgian NGOs – new Generation-new Initiative (nGnI) and the Republican Institute – in an effort to enforce new party financing rules.
We - ISFED, the Georgian Young Lawyers' Association and Transparency International Georgia - declare that the December 2011 amendments to the organic Law of Georgia on the Political Union of Citizens and the Criminal Code of Georgia jeopardize freedom of expression and freedom o
The GYLA and TI Georgia release a statement regarding amendments to the Law on Political Associations of Citizens
ბოლო დღეების განმავლობაში მიმდინარეობს დისკუსია „პარლამენტის მიერ მოქალაქეთა პოლიტიკური გაერთიანებების შესახებ კანონში“ შეტანილი ცვლილებების გარშემო. ვინაიდან, ამ თემის ირგვლივ კვლავაც არსებობს კითხვები, გვსურს საზოგადოების ყურადღება კიდევ ერთხელ გავამახვილოთ კანონის მიღების პროცედურაზე.
On December 28, 2011, the Georgian Parliament introduced unconstitutional amendments to the Georgian Organic Law on political Unions of Citizens.
Statement by Georgian Young Lawyers’ Association (GYLA), Transparency International – Georgia, International Society for Fair Elections and Democracy (ISFED), and Coalition “Freedom of choice”
Setting up an environment ensuring fair elections as well as providing political unions with conditions for equal competition is of utmost importance for Georgia’s democratic development.
Statement issued by Georgian Young Lawyers’ Association (GYLA), Transparency International Georgia, and International Society for Fair Elections and Democracy (ISFED ) regarding the draft law on party funding
On 12 December, 2011, the Georgian parliament proposed the draft amendments to the organic law on political unions of citizensOn 12 December, 2011, the Georgian parliament proposed the draft amendments to the organic law on political unions of citizens
Opinion of Non-Governmental Organizations on Government's New Initiative Concerning Political Party Financing
On 22 October, a meeting was held at the Analytical Department of the Ministry of Justice. Representatives from the Ministry of Justice, Transparency International Georgia and the Georgian Young Lawyers Association attended the meeting. At the meeting, the Ministry presented proposals concerning regulation of political party financing.
Georgian Young Lawyers’ Association (GYLA), International Society for Fair Elections and Democracy (ISFED), and Transparency International – Georgia held a meeting with international organizations in Georgia and representatives of embassies accredited in the country.
On September 19, 2011, the draft of the new Election Code was introduced to the Parliament of Georgia. The document includes a vast number of amendments, however, the primary changes are linked to the agreement made between the political parties, with particular focus on political parties’ funding.