On 13 July 2022, the Council of Europe’s Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) published the addendum to the Fourth Evaluation Round second compliance report for Georgia, which evaluates the progress made in implementing the outstanding recommendations since the second compliance report.
In June, 2022, IDFI became a member of the Global NPO Coalition on FATF (Financial Action Task Force). The Global NPO Coalition on FATF is a loose network of diverse nonprofit organizations (NPOs).
On May 30, 2022, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) published a report on the assessment of the corruption environment in Georgia.
From 7th to 9th June 2022 EU Global Facility Initiative Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Terrorist Financing (AML/CFT Global Facility) organized a regional event in Tbilisi.
On May 11, 2022, the Parliament in the third, final reading, considered in an expedited manner and supported the amendments to the Law of Georgia on Facilitation the Prevention of Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism.
On May 22, 2022, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) conducted training for the participants of the Certificate Program in Fighting Corruption.
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.
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