On 12 April 2021, the Council of Europe’s Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) published the Fourth Evaluation Round second compliance report for Georgia, where it assessesthe country’s compliance with the recommendations issued in 2016.
On March 30, this year the U.S. Department of State published 2020 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices.
In recent years, a number of studies have been conducted regarding the legal entities established by municipalities. The studies discussed various bureaucratic challenges faced by the entities.
On March 31-April 1, 2021, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI), Center for Training and Consultancy (CTC) and Management Systems Development Center (MSDC) held two-day online training on the Local Self-Government Index for regional organizations.
On March 25, 2021, Levan Mosakhlishvili, Deputy Director for Legal Services of the JSC Georgian Energy Development Fund, delivered an open lecture on Investor Risks in the Energy Sector within the framework of the Educational Certification Program in Fighting Corruption.
On March 20, the first lecture of the Bachelor's program - Corruption and Politics was held within the framework of the Certification Program in Fighting Corruption. The lecturer of the mentioned course is Zurab Sanikidze, who is the Chairperson of the LEPL Public Service Development Agency.
On March 17, the first lecture was held within the scope of the course "Fighting Corruption - International Actors, Anti-Corruption Platforms", which is a part of the Educational Certification Program in Fighting Corruption.
Ensuring citizen participation in the decision-making process is the bedrock on which democracy rests. The development of technologies and innovations made this component highly correlate with the improvement of digital communications, especially when Covid-19 pandemic impacted the cardinal principle of public delivery and demonstrated the crucial importance of digital services.
Effective management of state-owned enterprises remains a significant challenge in terms of the country's economy. Over the years, the inefficient and opaque management policies of state-owned companies have had a significant impact on their financial outcomes.
According to the July-November 2020 IDFI monitoring results within the framework of the project "Monitoring Covid-19 related public spendings and human rights protection during the state of emergency and after", the low degree of transparency in Covid-19-related ﬁnancial management can be considered as one of the most important problems.
|1 December 2019|