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08 February, 2010

Memorandum of Understanding of Georgian NGO on the Promotion of Fair and Transparent Local Elections in 2010

Memorandum of Understanding of Georgian NGO on the Promotion of Fair and Transparent Local Elections in 2010 Given the importance of the 2010 Local Government Elections for the democratic future of Georgia and its stability, NGOs operating in Georgia and signatories of this memorandum declare their willingness to promote a healthy environment in which the elections can be held in a free, compet

03 February, 2010

Parliamentary Elections - TI Georgia Monitored Elections Day Procedures in Kvemo Kartli

Tbilisi, Georgia – On 21 May 2008 Transparency International Georgia (TI Georgia) conducted monitoring of polling and counting procedures in the region of Kvemo Kartli. The organization deployed its monitors to 110 polling stations in the following five election districts: Marneuli, Gardabani, Bolnisi, Dmanisi, and Tsalka, thus covering 40% of the polling stations in the region.

03 February, 2010

Presidential Elections - TI Georgia Announces Preliminary Results of Monitoring of Misuse of Administrative Resources During Pre-election Campaign

TI GEORGIA ANNOUNCES PRELIMINARY RESULTS OF MONITORING OF MISUSE OF ADMINISTRATIVE RESOURCES DURING PRE-ELECTION CAMPAIGN FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 5, 2007 Tbilisi, Georgia – On November 8, 2007, President Mikheil Saakashvili announced early presidential elections to relieve the tension after the dispersal of the November 7th protests.

03 February, 2010

Parliamentary Elections - Statement of Domestic Non-Governmental Organizations

In order to strengthen public trust in the assessment and results of elections, it is crucial that the electoral process take place in a fair and calm environment. The responsibility for this process falls on not only the authorities. Rather, it should be shared among the authorities, the opposition forces, every subject engaged in the process, and society.

12 January, 2010

State Employment Programmes: Politics Aside?

State-financed employment programmes have become a new tradition since 2006. While the true scale of the unemployment problem in Georgia is misrepresented by the official statistics, the actual magnitude of unemployment is acknowledged by the heavy focus on the issue, especially at politically sensitive times. Elections have proven an especially effective moment to capture the momentum.

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