We at TI Georgia are deeply saddened about the passing away of Amalia Kostanyan on September 30, 2010.
On April 20 under the framework of the project “Monitoring Plea Bargaining in Georgia” Transparency International Georgia announced a competition for the best article on the topic of Plea Bargaining.
An international advertising campaign recently launched by the government of Georgia has claimed that Georgia was "first worldwide in progress to combat corruption" and wrongly attributed this assessment to Transparency International (TI).
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
TI Georgia’s monitors conducted monitoring in six prisons, which had preliminary detainees. These were: Prison No. 1 in Krtsanisi District (Tbilisi), Prison No. 8 in Gldani District (Tbilisi), the Women’s Colony in Isani District (Tbilisi), Prison No. 4 in Zugdidi District (Samegrelo region), Prison No. 3 in Khelvachauri District (Ajara region), and Prison No. 2 in Kutaisi District (Imereti region).
Presidential Elections - Recommendations on the Work of the Central Election Commission from Georgian Non-governmental Organizations
The Central Election Commission (CEC) plays a crucial role in ensuring that the elections are conducted fairly and in building public confidence in them. Therefore, the undersigned organizations recommend following:
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.