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Council of Europe: statement of the international observers on Georgian elections

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The FINANCIAL — Fundamental freedoms respected in competitive Georgian elections, but allegations of pressure and blurring of line between party and state reduced confidence, international observers say.  Georgia’s parliamentary elections were competitive and, overall, fundamental freedoms were respected. Nevertheless, pervasive allegations of pressure on voters and blurring of the line between the ruling party and the state reduced public confidence in some aspects of the process, international observers said in a statement today. The elections were conducted under a substantially revised legal framework, following broad public consultations that brought some improvements for the holding of democratic elections, but further efforts…

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Council of Europe: statement of the international observers on Georgian elections

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The FINANCIAL — Fundamental freedoms respected in competitive Georgian elections, but allegations of pressure and blurring of line between party and state reduced confidence, international observers say.  Georgia’s parliamentary elections were competitive and, overall, fundamental freedoms were respected. Nevertheless, pervasive allegations of pressure on voters and blurring of the line between the ruling party and…

Georgian parliamentary elections: All opposition parties refuse to enter next parliament

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Civil.ge — After two-day consultations, all 8 opposition parties that passed the 1% threshold in the October 31 parliamentary elections have made up their minds to boycott the next parliament. European Georgia, scoring 3,78% in the elections, was the first to announce the decision. The party added that its two majoritarian candidates will not participate…

Statement of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland on Georgian parliamentary elections

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The FINANCIAL — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland “appreciates the efforts of the Georgia’s authorities to organise the parliamentary elections on October 31st in a swift and efficient manner, based on a revised electoral system.” According to the ministry’s statement, “the turnout achieved, especially within a framework of difficulties posed by the pandemic…

Georgia to produce green hydrogen and manage e-waste

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The FINANCIAL — Extended Producer Responsibility in managing electronic waste was discussed on September 21 at an online conference convened by the UNDP and the Government of Sweden in cooperation with the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia. Representatives discussed the challenges and benefits associated with sustainable waste management, the legal framework needed…

Former PM of Georgia Urges Minister of Interior Affairs to Resign

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The FINANCIAL-- Georgian former Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili who resigned after a series of antigovernment protests in 2018 urges Minister of Internal Affairs to resign. He also said the government should announce Early parliamentary elections.…

GDDG Leader Assembles MP Caucus Discussed Judicial Reform

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The ruling Georgian Dream–Democratic Georgia (GDDG) party gathered on January 24 under the chairmanship of its leader Bidzina Ivanishvili, to discuss judicial reform, as differences among GDDG MPs regarding the nomination of the Supreme Court candidates have escalated into a public discord.…

Political Blame Games: How To Escape The Mankind’s Favorite Game of Destruction? 

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The FINANCIAL -- Imagine the followingpublic exchange between two guys - Serge, the president, and Larry, the CEO of a company by the name Oogle:…