Information Integrity Coalition congratulates the citizens of Georgia for their progress towards EU membership. European integration represents a historic choice for the population of Georgia, whose unwavering determination has been repeatedly demonstrated by Georgian society in recent years.
Georgia awaits the European Commission's recommendation on granting it EU membership candidate status.
On October 16, the Constitutional Court of Georgia rendered a decision that allowed the ruling party to continue the artificial process of impeachment of the President.
Despite several waves of reforms carried out over the years, the Georgian judicial system still faces fundamental challenges and is experiencing a significant crisis of legitimacy and trust.
The decision taken by the National Bank of Georgia is not only incompatible but also detrimental to the constitutional mandate of the National Bank, which ensures the stable functioning of the financial sector. This decision is a clear indicator of political and oligarchic influence exerted upon an independent constitutional institution.
Based on publicly available information, IDFI considers that holding Georgian citizenship by Partskhaladze violates Georgian Constitution and the organic law.
On July 12, head of a regional divison of the human rights protection and investigation quality monitoring department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia, Goga Razmadze published Facebook post in which he talks about discriminatory and humiliating treatment toward him.
Media Advocacy Coalition condemns the physical attack on Misha Mshvildadze, the co-founder and anchor of Formula TV. Attacks on media representatives in the country remain a serious challenge.
For the first time in 20 years, the Government of Georgia opted out of participating in the monitoring round of the OECD's Anti-Corruption Network for Eastern Europe and Central Asia (OECD/ACN).
On June 13, the Parliament of Georgia adopted amendments to the Organic Law of Georgia on Common Courts in the third reading. The Georgian Dream’s stated purpose of adopting the amendments was to fulfill the recommendations of the European Commission. However, according to the Venice Commission’s opinion, the draft law did not meet its recommendations concerning the judiciary.
|4 January 2021|