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Companies related to GD donors receive tens of millions of public funds: Report

By | July 9th, 2020|Categories: NGO news|Tags: , |

GD president Bidzina Ivanishvili (left) and speaker of parliament Archil Talakvadze. (Facebook.) Georgia’s ruling party received almost half of revenues totally got by all parties in 2019, whilst ultra-conservative Alliance of Patriots is on the second place, according to the findings of Transparency International Georgia, a major Tbilisi-base watchdog. When it comes to private [...]

Georgian NGOs call on government to immediately move toward proportional electoral system

By | January 28th, 2020|Categories: NGO news|Tags: , , , |

Georgia’s major NGOs call upon the government to “fulfil the promise made to the public and move to a proportional electoral system”, which will be assumed as its readiness to ensure the country’s democratic development. It also will signal recovery of trust and repute in the eyes of Western partners and diminish the level of polarization, [...]

TI Georgia says Georgia’s new visa rules are harming the economy

By | November 9th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Transparency International said on Friday that Georgia’s new visa rules have created serious problems for investments and tourism. TI Georgia’s new report, which was presented at Holiday Inn Hotel in Tbilisi, contains recommendations which […]

Only 4% of public hirings are competitive in Georgia

By | August 14th, 2013|Categories: NGO news|Tags: , , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–According to a new survey by Transparency International Georgia (TIG), about 6 000 employees have been dismissed from public institutions after the 1 October 2012 parliamentary elections. Almost half of them have resigned and only 4% of newly hired […]

A thousand public employees may have been forced to leave

By | January 25th, 2013|Categories: NGO news|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch — Transparency International Georgia claims pressure may have been involved as over a thousand public employees have left their jobs after the change of government in October, 2012. The group writes that employees of public institutions are under pressure […]

Too little transparency at the top

By | November 17th, 2011|Categories: Interviews|Tags: , |

The DFWatch interview: Mark Mullen In an interview with DFWatch, Mark Mullen notes that the main problem in Georgia is a lack of transparency at the senior levels. In terms of corruption, he thinks that there is no so-called elite corruption in Georgia, but still there is less transparency ‘at the top’. Regarding the media, he [...]