On 24 April, we posted an article on our blog, discussing the tender for the planting of trees on Baratashvili Street and urging the City Hall to offer an explanation regarding that the contract signed by the Tbilisi City Hall and the Greenservice company.
On April 17, Transparency International - Georgia Batumi Office in cooperation with the Supreme Council of Adjara arranged first public discussion related to the Draft Law on ”elections of the Supreme Council of Adjara AR”.
The statement is about the initiative of Christian-democrats to give to foreign citizens right to participate in elections. Non-governmental organizations have condemned the possible changes in constitution.
“This Affects You Too” Welcomes Georgian President’s Call for International Election Observers
This Affects You Too campaign participants would like to thank supporters and update them on the activities made as part of the campaign Ladies and Gentlemen, Dear colleagues, friends and supporters,
We, the members of the ‘This Affects You Too’ campaign, welcome the agreement reached between non-governmental organizations and the Legal Issues Committee of the Parliament of Georgia. We praise the willingness of the Parliament to take into account proposals from the civil sector regarding improvement of Georgia’s electoral legislation. According to the agreement:
In response to our blog from March 14, the United National Movement and the Christian-Democratic Movement have sent us comprehensive information on their income, for which we thank both political parties.
On March 12, 13 and 14, the Financial Monitoring Service of the Chamber of Control of Georgia conducted mass interrogation of members of political parties, volunteers and citizens in different districts of Georgia (Lanchkhuti, Chokhatauri, Ozurgeti, Batumi, Khelvachauri, Kobuleti, Poti, Zugdidi, Kutaisi, Zestaponi, Gori, Kareli, Kaspi, Gurjaani, Sagarejo and Signagi).
During the last 6 months, Transparency International Georgia addressed the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia with several freedom of information (FOI) requests.
For the past several days ruling party representatives have stated their willingness to review the election legislation in order to define existing provisions more accurately. In particular, a provision will be added that will clearly state that the legislation does not impose any restrictions on “legitimate activities” of those non-governmental organizations and donors that focus on the