The new report by Transparency International Georgia shows that undeclared business assets and incompatible activities of MPs remains a problem in the 9th convocation of the Parliament of Georgia.Based on official data, the report has found the following:Business interests of MPs
The Open Government Partnership (OGP) is a multilateral initiative that aims to secure concrete commitments from governments to promote transparency, empower citizens, fight corruption, and harness new technologies to strengthen governance.
Since the change of government in 2012, former public officials have become subjects of criminal prosecution, causing doubts, both inside and outside of the country, regarding the politicization of trials. Transparency International Georgia has been monitoring the hearings of high-profile criminal cases since February 2013. Three reports have been published in this time.
Assessment of the work of the Third Convocation of the Supreme Council of the Autonomous Republic of Ajara (2012-2016)
The following is the first assessment of the work of the Supreme Council of the Autonomous Republic of Ajara in 2012-2016 prepared by Transparency International Georgia. The assessment was made in several different areas, specifically:
Key findings related to the transparency of the activities of the HighCouncil of Justice of Georgia:
Georgian civil society organizations have issued a joint assessment of the work of the State Constitutional Commission of Georgia. The document reflects the views of the International Society for Fair Elections and Democracy (ISFED), Georgian Young Lawyers’ Association (GYLA), Transparency International – Georgia, and the Open Society Georgia – Foundation (OSGF). These four organizations were members of the State
The State Constitutional Commission was established on December 15, 2016, and the last session was held on April 22, 2017. Transparency International Georgia was actively involved in the work of the Commission. Below is presented our assessment of the work of the Commission. We believe, that the most important issues for the discussion of the Commission were the parliamentary and presidential electoral systems.
Police represents one of the most important systems for the exercise of powers by the government. The main functions of the police are safeguarding of public safety and protection of civil order. The law enforcement agencies are given broad authority by legislation to fulfil those functions, which creates the risk of misuse of power.