2014 reform of Interior Ministry and Prosecutor’s Office

Bill to reform Prosecutor General’s Office seen as ineffective

By | July 16th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: |

Justice Minister Thea Tsulukiani. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Three influential European organizations criticize Georgia for carrying out a reform that doesn’t do enough to depoliticize the Prosecutor General’s Office. One of the most important remarks by the Venice Commission, OSCE and the Consultative Council […]

Georgian government draws up plan for breakup of Interior Ministry

By | May 17th, 2015|Categories: Politics|Tags: , |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The government in Georgia has drawn up a plan to split the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) into two units, with counterintelligence kept separately and under parliamentary control. Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili announced the revived […]

Government reform of Prosecutor General’s Office met with skepticism

By | May 8th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Thea Tsulukiani. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The Georgian government plans to change the procedure for appointing a chief prosecutor. Instead of letting the prime minister do the selection, parliament will have the power to do this. According to Justice Minister Thea Tsulukiani, this will […]

Georgian government relaunches plan to split the Interior Ministry

By | May 1st, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: |

The Moduli building, where Georgia’s counterintelligence used to interrogate political opponents of Saakashvili. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The Georgian government has announced the start of long-awaited reform of the powerful Interior Ministry. It is formally known as the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA), and was created during Saakashvili when the counterintelligence […]

Georgia to reorganize Interior Ministry, Prosecutor’s Office

By | December 26th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: |

The Ministry of Internal Affairs will be reorganized. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The government in Georgia plans to reorganize the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the Prosecutor’s Office. Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili said at a press conference Friday that the Interior Ministry will be completely transformed and made […]