We, the undersigned civil society organizations from Georgia and Ukraine, believe that Russia's ongoing military invasion of Ukraine represents an unprovoked and unjustified aggression against a sovereign state, and is an attempt to dismantle European and Global Security architecture, which requires the strongest possible response of the international community.
Media advocacy coalition calls on the Parliament of Georgia, the Communications Commission and operators of the electronic communications network to take effective measures to stop the operation of propaganda media outlets controlled by the Russian state and other media outlets of the Kremlin in Georgia.
Transparency International Georgia and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) signed a 4-year cooperation agreement on February 25. This cooperation aims to contribute to the democratic development of Georgia and fight against corruption.
On February 7, 2022, the Procedural Issues and Rules Committee of the Parliament supported the termination of powers of four members of the Parliament – Shalva Natelashvili, Elene Khoshtaria, Badri Japaridze, and Kakha Kuchava.
The resettlement of IDPs living in dire conditions still remains problematic.
The processes that are underway in various municipalities after the October 2021 local self-government elections have once again demonstrated that local democracy is undergoing a crisis.
The ruling party worsens the regulation for electing the chairperson and professional members of the CEC, which contradicts the political agreement of April 19
On December 15, the Parliament of Georgia passed, in the first reading, a draft law which, if approved, practically abolishes the rule elaborated as a result of the political agreement of April 19, 2021 (the so-called Charles Michel’s agreement), and substantially worsens the procedure of electing th
On December 30, 2021, in the pre-New Year period, at an extraordinary session, without public involvement and consultations, the Parliament of Georgia hastily adopted legislative amendments to the Organic Law of Georgia on Common Courts, which address such sensitive issues as:
The Parliament of Georgia, in an expedited manner, plans to review a draft law aimed at abolishing the State Inspector's Service and replacing it with a Special Investigation Service and Personal Data Protection Service.
On December 25, 2021, it was reported that the Parliament of Georgia, in an expedited manner, plans to review a draft law aimed at abolishing the State Inspector's Service and replacing it with a Special Investigation Service and Personal Data Protection Se