Enhancing Transparency of the Judiciary in Georgia

Projects | Current Projects 24 April 2020

 

 

Project title: Enhancing Transparency of the Judiciary in Georgia

Donor organization: East West Management Institute (EWMI)/Promoting Rule of Law in Georgia (PROLoG)

Project number: G-1720-20-211-3024-20

Project budget: 33,137 USD

Project duration: 24 April 2020 – 23 January 2021

 

Project summary

 

The project is related to studying transparency of the judiciary through research and monitoring. Within the scope of the project, IDFI will study international standards, national legislation and practice as well as monitor court websites. Particular focus will be made on court statistics, proactively published information and accessibility of court decisions. Within the scope of the project, IDFI will study what kind of information is statistically processed in the judiciary and what are the challenges in this regard. As a result of research and monitoring, existing gaps will be identified and relevant recommendations will be prepared, which will be reflected in a final report.

 

Purpose of the project

 

The main purpose of the project is to enhance transparency of the judiciary, and advocacy of changes in legislation and practice.

 

Objectives of the project

 

- Delivering a comprehensive study on transparency of the judiciary (with a particular focus on court statistics, proactively published information and access to court decisions), identifying existing challenges and gaps;

 

- Delivering recommendations regarding enhancing transparency of the judiciary taking into account international standards and best practices;

 

- Advocacy of prepared recommendations.

 

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