Constitutional democracy and the rule of law in Georgia face many challenges. Trust towards independent constitutional institutions and the judiciary is significantly low. An issue to be considered is the refusal of opposition parties to enter Parliament.
After the onset of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, the world, including Georgia, began to fight to save the health and lives of its citizens on the one hand, and the country's economy on the other.
Establishment of an independent investigative mechanism to ensure an independent, impartial and efficient investigation of crimes committed by law enforcement officials was an important step forward.
Institute for the Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) conducted large-scale research within the frame of which the organization studied the living areas, streets, squares and other toponyms with the Communist, totalitarian names on the territory controlled by Georgia.
The global pandemic and related restrictive measures, along with parliamentary election and following political crisis, impacted the personal data protection landscape in Georgia, hindered the expected legislative advancements and fulfillment of GoG's commitments.
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 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.
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.
Accessibility of information on the work of the judiciary is a necessary precondition for the existence of a democratic state governed by the rule of law. Transparent justice is one of the determinants of public confidence in the courts.
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.