Today, on 3rd December InterPress News reported that citizens were being evacuated from Justice House – the public service hall in central Tbilisi, due to the high winds that had caused a partial collapse of the roof and necessitated alerting the rescue service
While the relationships between numerous regional private media outlets and local government bodies have improved over the past year, recent developments in Zugdidi suggest that in some areas, tensions between local government and local broadcasters remain high.
Before leaving office, former President Mikheil Saakashvili selected three candidates for the position of the member of the Georgian National Communications Commission (GNCC), which has been vacant since Irakli Chikovani resigned in July.
Zugdidi Municipality's 2014 budget proposal – which recommendations were taken on by local authorities
Zugdidi Municipality presented its 2014 draft budget to the public on November 18, 2013. The draft budget is quite well spelled out. Importantly it has taken into account the majority of Transparency International Georgia’s recommendations, concerning the public’s social spending priorities.
Tbilisi City Hall is currently in the process of making the largest publicly tendered government purchase of this year: Tbilisi is planning to buy 100 new passenger buses for up to GEL 55 million – GEL 550,000 per bus.
Former Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili presented and launched a private investment vehicle in late September which
Financial reporting submitted by broadcasters to the Georgian National Communications Commission (GNCC) does not provide enough information on the sources of financing.
Transparency International Georgia’s anti spam SMS campaign has gained significant attention after we published the list of companies that periodically send out unsolicited mobile ads, violating the Law on Personal Data Protection.