TBILISI, DFWatch – According to the latest ranking from Transparency International, the perceived level of corruption in Georgia has improved since last year.

Georgia gets 4.1 points out of ten and receives the 64th place among 183 countries on the ranking list called Corruption Perception Index, which is published by Transparency International.

0 points mean highly corrupt; 10 – not corrupt. Last year Georgia got 3.8 points and 68th place, which means that according to Transparency International’s survey, the situation in Georgia has improved.

Transparency International Georgia calls for the Georgian government to strengthen the role of parliament to develop a balanced system of governance; also to create a competitive environment ahead of the election in 2012 and equal circumstances for the parties; continue the court reform to create an independent and transparent court system and that the government must not intervene in the activities of the media.

European countries like Croatia, Slovakia, Italy, Romania and Bulgaria are placed after Georgia on the 2011 edition of the Corruption Perception index.

This year’s index for Georgia was based on seven surveys, from including Asian Development Bank, World Bank, Freedom House and Bertelsmann Foundation.