2013-10-11Together for a European Future: Civil Society Forum takes the lead to support Eastern Partnership
The fifth annual meeting of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum held under the title Together for a European Future brought together more than 250 representatives of the civil society organizations from the Eastern Partnership countries and the EU, as well as senior government officials, diplomatic and donor community.
2013-10-03Drivers of Gori Rout Mini-Buses Complain about Breached Rights
Drivers of rout mini-buses in Gori held warning demonstration. They protested negligence to their interests and blamed the administration of the company VTG in the violation of their rights and verbal assault. About 30 drivers unified and established an Ltd.
2013-10-02New Regulations and Old Rules in Akhalgori
A passenger cannot take more than 50 kg of luggage to Akhalgori. Only those, who supply shops with food products in Akhalgori district, are allowed to take large amount of luggage across the de-facto border of the non-recognized South Ossetia. Consequently, this restriction does not apply only to food products. The new regulation went in force a short time ago.
2013-10-02Public Defender Regards Limiting the Right to Leave Country for Georgian Citizens Unjustifiable
On September 19, 2013, members of the Parliament have initiated draft amendments to the Law on Leaving and Entering Georgia by the Citizens of Georgia.
2013-09-30Guria Region Calculates Impact of Natural Disaster
At the end of September another natural disaster attacked Guria Region. Ozurgeti district interim governor Konstantine Sharashenidze said the central road linking Shroma and Ureki, several houses, river dams and bridges were damaged. The streets are flooded.
2013-09-27Six Families Have Spent Eight Days in the Street
From early September, eviction of indigent families started from different buildings in Rustavi. The space was purchased by the Ministry of Refugees and started their renovation for IDPs.
2013-09-27Master-class for Students at Human Rights House Tbilisi
On September 25, lawyers of Human Rights Center Tamar Avalyani, Nino Andriashvili and Eka Kobesashvili gave master-class on the procedures related with criminal cases to the students of the law faculties in the conference hall of Human Rights House Tbilisi. Intern-lawyers of the legal educational center working in the frame of the project also attended the master-class.
2013-09-27“Nothing new is added to the law by introducing the new provision “Protection of State and Public Security Interests”.
2013-09-26Thomas Hammarberg’s Report on Human Rights Situation in Georgia
On September 22, EU Special Adviser on Constitutional and Legal Reform and Human Rights in Georgia Thomas Hammarberg presented his forty-page report on human rights situation in Georgia during his meeting with CSOs.
2013-09-26Press-Conference on the Problems of Homeless Citizens
On September 27, at 12:00 pm, a press-conference will be held about the problems of homeless citizens in the conference hall of the Human Rights House Tbilisi.
2013-09-25Dvani after Ditsi – Occupation Crawling Ahead
De-facto government of South Ossetia has been setting wires close to the administrative boarder line of the occupied territory in Shida Kartli region for the past few months already.
2013-09-25Several Members of the Lanchkhuti Organization of Georgian Dream Request Resignation of District Deputy Governor
2013-09-23About Twenty Citizens Waiting for Salaries
About twenty employees of the building company have been unsuccessfully waiting for their salaries for four years already. They have even appealed to the court. The city court fully satisfied collective suit of the employees and ordered the building company to cover salary arrears but as a result of the court judgment, the company paid only 200 lari to each employee while the salary arrears for each employee varied between 1200 and 1500 lari.
2013-09-20IDFI calls on public bodies to proactively public information
Institute of Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) calls on Parliament, courts and other public bodies to act according to all the procedures of proactive publishing of information.
2013-09-12New Unit to Be Created in Lanchkhuti Municipal Board
At the Lanchkhuti municipal board session, fraction “Self-Government for Development” initiated an issue of creating one more editorial unit in the municipal board office. Two units already function in the office: organizational/public relation and protocol units.
2013-09-12Presentation of the Project on Expanding Representation of Ombudsman’s Office Was Held in Gurjaani
On September 11, 2013, project “Expanding Representation of Office of Ombudsman of Georgia to Region of Kakheti by Appointing a Contact Person” was presented in Gurjaani.
2013-09-11Situation about Missing People in Georgia
About 2 000 people went missing as a result of armed conflicts and wars in Georgia. Majority of family members of the missing people live in poor social, psychological and health conditions. There is no official instrument in the state to support these people but they still look for their missing relatives.
2013-09-10Deputy Governors Again Changed in Marneuli District
Deputy Governors were again changed in Marneuli district like in Gardabani. There are some other similarities between personnel changes in two districts of Kvemo Kartli region – the new deputy governors are former MIA officers in both districts.
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