On March 30, this year the U.S. Department of State published 2020 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices.
In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic taking place in the world led to an increased risk of deteriorating criminogenic conditions. For example, the deterioration of the socio-economic situation in the country, the massive reduction of jobs, etc., contains significant risks of an increase in crime, especially economic crime.
In order to assess the impact of the pandemic on the reported crime rates in the country, IDFI analyzed the crime statistics registered by the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia.
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.
|26 October 2020|