2013-04-11Vaziani Settlement – Homeless People and Families Threatened with Being Buries Alive
Vaziani settlement in Gardabani district attracted public attention on March 11 when five-storied residential building # 8 partly ruined. Nobody was damaged by the incident but its inhabitants remained homeless.
2013-04-10Indian Investor: “Georgia Is a Country Where You Invest in Problems, Stress and Nervousness”
The topic of selling Georgian lands to foreigners has become hot topic recently. The problem has many directions and contains many aspects. In many villages, local populations opposed foreign investors. One of most recent incidents occurred in Ditsi village, Gori district when it became police officers interfered into the controversy to calm people down.
2013-04-10Paata Zakareishvili: “Impartial Investigation into August Armed Conflict Will Build Trust of Abkhaz and Ossetian People to the New Government “
2013-04-10Statistics of Cases Finished with Agreements to Be Published on the Ministry’s Website in June
2013-04-10Viola Cramon: “The West Shall Convince Saakashvili that It Is Necessary to Stop Sabotage”
2013-04-01Gori Residents Fight with the Impact of Natural Disaster
On March 24, strong wind removed roofs of about 35 residential buildings in Gori. Local budget cancelled several projects on that purpose and allocated 1,5 million lari for the rehabilitation activities.
2013-03-29Civil Society After October, 2012 Parliamentary Elections
If government changes in Georgia, it has already become a trend in Georgia that active members of the nongovernmental organizations join governmental institutions. After Parliamentary Elections of October, 2012, like it happened after the 2003 Rose Revolution, active figures of the Georgian civil society occupied high positions in the new government. Part of experts and nongovernmental organizations positively evaluate this trend though they are also afraid that civil sector of Georgia might face problems because of losing valuable human resources.
2013-03-25European Commission Published Annual Report of ENP on Georgia
The European Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy published on 20 March 2013 the annual “neighbourhood package”, consisting of a joint communication making an assessment of the ENP implementation in 2012 a report on the “Partnership for Democracy and Shared prosperity” with Southern Mediterranean, an Eastern Partnership progress report, 12 country reports, including one on Georgia.
2013-03-21Bidzina Ivanishvili - Popular only at home
DOES Bidzina Ivanishvili have an international public relations problem? High poll ratings and a commanding majority in parliament suggest his position is secure at home in Georgia. Yet the international press tends to portray a billionaire chief executive who does not understand democracy and wants to crush his foes. As political cohabitation between the Georgian Dream and the United National Movement (UNM) is not working, the country’s image abroad is suffering.
2013-03-20Obama administration urged to step in Georgian constitutional crisis
The new Georgian government is on a mission to persuade U.S. officials and lawmakers to help stave off what they describe as a pending constitutional crisis that could derail presidential elections in the U.S.-allied Russian neighbor.
2013-03-19Substantial amendments made to the Labor Code of Georgia
Ministry of justice introduced new Labor Code of Georgia where substantial amendments are made. New amendments promote protection of employees’ rights and prevent them from illegal dissmisals from work. Though, Ministry of Justice of Georgia did not fully consider some fundamental recommendations of NGOs and Trade Unions while working on the draft. In particular, a new draft Labor Code does not duly envisage women’s labor rights, employment of people with disabilities and their labor rights.
2013-03-14Human Rights Centre disapproves groundless dismissals of patrol-inspectors
A press-conference was held in the office of Human Rights Center on dismissals of patrol-inspectors from Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti patrol unit. Representatives of the center as well as former patrol police employees consider the dismissals illegal and urge the Minister of Interior Affairs to investigate the fact.
2013-03-13Presentation of the Report on the State of Human Rights in Institutions for Persons with Disabilities for 2012
On February 28, 2013 Ucha Nanuashvili, the Public Defender of Georgia presented the Report on the State of Human Rights in Institutions for Persons with Disabilities for 2012.
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