With the aim of showcasing women’s historic achievements, many countries around the world marked March 2021 as Women’s History Month. In the history of Georgia, too, many prominent women have played a special role in raising public awareness or promoting revolutionary ideas.
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 April 1, a meeting between the Open Governance Council of the Supreme Council of Ajara and its Consultative group was held.
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.
The study „Transparency of the Judiciary in Georgia” focuses on the main gaps in the proactive transparency of the judiciary. Non-compliance with the Constitutional Court’s decision on the access to judicial acts remains a serious challenge.
On March 22nd 2021 the Venice Commission and the Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law (DGI) of the Council of Europe published their joint opinion on the recent amendments to the Law of Georgia on Electronic Communications concerning the appointment of a special manager.
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.
Georgian judiciary is in a state of severe crisis, caused by years of unsuccessful, fragmented and inconsistent reforms. Over time, it became apparent that the authorities failed to show the political will to bring about tangible and consistent change, which led to the strengthening of the influential group of judges, often referred to as the "clan".