Initial assessment of events that took place in connection with the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia on May 17
On May 17, the state failed to secure the area designated for the pre-arranged rally on International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. This is an infringement of the rally participants’ freedom of assembly and demonstration.
Transparency International Georgia is in Brussels participating in a high-level policy dialogue on Georgia’s political reforms
Brussels, May 15, 2013 – Today, at the Residence Palace in Brussels, TI Georgia is taking part in a Policy Dialogue, Political reforms in Georgia: challenges and perspectives in the transition period, in the run up to the EU Eastern Partnership summit at Vilnius in November.
The Finance Minister's new order – is the ministry deceiving shipping companies and the general population?
Today, Transparency International Georgia became aware that the Minister of Finance signed the order, which abolishes the previous regulations which not only cause serious problems for local small and medium sized carriers, but also place the Georgian Post in an advantageous position.
A staggering GEL 687,170 was spent by the Zugdidi municipality on 12 cars between 5 January 2011 and 10 September 2012. In this period they bought nine Toyota Sport Utility Vehicles (SUV); two Hyundai SUVs; and one a Mitsubishi Pajero IO.
We would like to react to the Ministry of Internal Affairs Anti-Corruption Agency’s arrests of high officials of the Ministry of Agriculture and the state-owned company Mekanizatori.