The Council of Europe, in the framework of the Council of Europe 2020-2023 Action Plan for Georgia, is implementing the project "Strengthening participatory democracy and human rights at local level in Georgia". The main goal of the project is to strengthen citizen involvement and human rights protection at the local level.
According to 2020 Moneyval Evaluation Report of Georgia, the country has fully complied with the Financial Action Task Force recommendations regarding money laundering offenses, secret legislation on financial institutions, correspondent bank, anonymity and confidentiality, responsibilities of investigative and law enforcement agencies, as well as extradition.
On April 1-3, 2022, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) conducted a two-day training on effective oversight and data extraction methods. The training was attended by journalists and civil activists from different regions of Georgia - a total of 16 participants.
On March 31, 2022, within the scopes of the Educational Certification Program in Fighting Corruption, awarding ceremony of the winners in the competition on analytical articles regarding – Whistleblowers Against Corruption – was held.
On March 23, 2022 the SpringSemester of the Educational Certification Program began with the Master’s Degree subject: Fighting Corruption – International Actors, Anticorruption Platforms.
Bertelsmann Transformation Index (BTI) regularly evaluates countries since 2004. The index analyzes and evaluates whether and how developing countries and countries in transition are steering social change toward democracy and a market economy (reports are published once in two years).
In March 2022, Kosovo joined the Transparent Public Procurement Rating as the 42nd country to be assessed within the framework of IDFI’s international initiative. The assessment was conducted by Lëvizja FOL and independent expert Gresa Smolica.
Vienna, 10 March 2022 – The members UNCAC Coalition and the below organisations and individuals express their solidarity with the people of Ukraine, currently facing a shocking attack on their country. The UNCAC Coalition is a global network of anti-corruption organisations committed to human rights and democracy.
Transparency International published Corruption Perception Index (CPI) 2021 results on January 25th. According to the report Georgia was ranked 45th among 180 countries with the score of 55. Georgia has worsened its results in the index compared to the previous years. While Georgia remains a leader in the Eastern Europe and Central Asia Region, it has moved four steps backward in international ranking over the past four years. In 2020 Georgia was ranked 45th among 180 countries with the score of 56, in 2019 - 44th with the score of 56, and in 2018 Georgia was on the 41st place with the score 58.
On December 13-17, 2021, the Ninth Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention against Corruption was held in Egypt. The Conference of the States Parties (COSP) is the main platform of the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC), which supports the implementation of the Convention and provides guidance on the development and implementation of anticorruption activities.
|11 January 2022|