Analyses
Unlike the opposition, Georgian Dream rarely applies the parliamentary control mechanism of questions
The Democracy Research Institute analyzed the content of the questions sent by Members of Parliament to the the security sector agencies and the answers received in September-October 2023. 
06.11.2023
The 2022 activity report of the State Security Service does not deal with the country's security challenges
Today, the State Security Service is presenting its 2022 activity report to the Parliament of Georgia. The presentation of the report by the Deputy Head of the State Security Service is a violation of the Rules of Regulations of the Parliament of Georgia.
07.07.2023
DRI: 2021 Activity Report of the State Security Service fails to inform Parliament of the actual activities of the Service
The extremely general report fails to inform Members of Parliament of ​​the actual activities of the State Security Service and does not provide enough information for the implementation of democratic parliamentary control over the Service. 
16.06.2022
State resources wasted in the State Security Service
An analysis of the court judgments in the cases investigated by the Security Service reveals that the Service performs police functions as well. 
29.06.2021
Why should not the Anti-Corruption Agency be part of the State Security Service?
The existing anti-corruption system fails to eliminate complex forms of corruption in the country. The areas with significant risks of corruption today include public procurement, privatization, political party funding and officials' ties with private business.
17.06.2021
DRI responds to draft law on independent Anti-Corruption Agency

The Democracy Research Institute shares a view that giving an anti-corruption mandate to a closed agency such as the State Security Service of Georgia is unjustified.

15.06.2021