All calls for efforts to create or strengthen formats of bilateral talks with Russia, which diminish the importance of the Geneva format and have a vague mandate, are detrimental to Georgia’s national interests. These efforts only complicate matters by creating a false perception of the situation from the side of our partners and only serve the interests of the occupying state.
Coalition for an Independent and Transparent Judiciary calls on the next Parliament and the Committee in charge of the judicial reform strategy to start working without delay on creating a new disciplinary responsibility system for judges that is line with international standards, and to implement the reform in a reasonable timeframe.
The Coalition call upon the Government to publish the Draft 2017 – 2019 Association Agenda, on order for the interested representatives of the civil society to be able to study it and present their views and recommendations for possible improvement.
The Campaign This Affects You responds to the leak of a wiretapped recording of a phone conversation between the general director of Rustavi 2 Nika Gvaramia and a leader of a political party. The campaign member non-governmental organizations find this latest case of wiretapping to be deeply concerning. The campaign calls on the government to take steps to combat secret surveillance and illegal wiretapping.
The Coalition for Independent and Transparent Judiciary responds to recent developments at the Constitutional Court of Georgia. According to the Coalition, the current situation creates an impression of a deliberate attempt to delay court proceedings on the so-called ‘high-profile cases’, which negatively affects stakeholders and public trust towards the Constitutional Court.
Coalition for Media Advocacy responds to the decision of the Board of Trustees on conducting exit polls by State TV Channel together with the following TV stations: Imedi, Maestro and GDS. The Coalition calls for the State Channel to change the decision and divert all the resources to timely, adequate and unbiased coverage of the processes.
Coalition for Independent and Transparent Judiciary responds to Georgian Government’s decision to replace Nana Mchedlidze with Eva Gotsiridze in the three-person list of candidate judges to be selected at the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR).
42 Georgian NGOs issued a jointed statement on setting the date of the Parliamentary Elections in Georgia.
In its July 14 statement the Coalition for Independent and Transparent Judiciary assesses the ongoing process of judge selection in the High Council of Justice and responds to the judge selection meeting scheduled for today.
The Coalition for Independent and Transparent Judiciary responds to the process of selecting 65 new judges in the High Council of Justice. Interviews with all candidates have already been completed. The Council will announce the new judges in the near future.
|5 May 2019|