On July 2, the Parliament of Georgia adopted the amendments to the election legislation. We welcome this fact, as many election issues will be better regulated. Here is a brief overview of the major changes and the remaining problems.
The companies whose shares are owned by Georgian MP Viktor Japaridze and his son, Otar Japaridze, are winning tenders. The total value of the contracts they have been awarded since 2018 amounts to GEL 6,264,688.
Transparency International Georgia has evaluated the performance of the representative body of the Municipality of the City of Kutaisi elected in 2017 – the City Council (hereinafter “the City Council of Kutaisi”).
To: Mark Zuckerberg, Founder and CEO, Facebook Nick Clegg, Vice-President - Global Affairs and Communications, FacebookJune 29, 2020
According to the National Integrity System (NIS) assessment which was published by Transparency International Georgia (and covers the period between 2015 and 2020), most of the country’s key institutions presently do not perform effectively their role in terms of facilitating democratic governance and preventing corruption.