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.
An active information campaign against the rector of Ilia State University has begun in recent days. With the campaign, the head of the university is accused of not providing public information and, in general, of showing lack of accountability and transparency.
The decision by the Georgian authorities to allow direct flights between Tbilisi and Moscow is a deliberate act of sabotage against Georgia’s aspirations for EU candidate status.
The "Georgian Dream" deliberately prevented the creation of a temporary investigative commission in the Parliament twice, which was supposed to study corruption and other violations in the judicial system.
Last month, we, the citizens of Georgia, once again reaffirmed our loyalty to European values and unwavering commitment to the path leading to EU membership.
|22 January 2023|