DRI: The authorities’ response to the case of Otar Partskhaladze is incompatible with the principle of the rule of law

The authorities’ late response to the citizenship termination procedures relating to Otar Partskhaladze only after the protest once again proves the influence of Partskhaladze on the state institutions, which is incompatible with the fundamental principle of the rule of law.

DRI: NBG’s illegal order should be revoked immediately
The order of September 19, 2023 made the economic and financial sanctions of international financial institutions and partner countries ineffective in Georgia. 
DRI: The amendments planned to be made to the Election Code cast doubt on the Government's intention to fulfill the 12 priorities in good faith

The Parliament of Georgia supported the draft law initiated by the ruling party on making amendments to the Election Code in one reading, which changes the procedure for electing the chairman and members of the Central Election Commission.

DRI is disappointed by the approval of the Human Rights Strategy without discussion with stakeholders
The Democracy Research Institute is disappointed by the non-inclusive and closed process of development of the Human Rights Strategy.  
New security architecture in Europe and its impact on Georgia

On May 30, three organizations - Civic Idea, Democracy Research Institute (DRI) and Democracy Index - Georgia held a Conference on New Security Architecture in Europe and Its Impact on Georgia.

DRI submits opinions relating to the package of legislative changes to the State Inspector's Office
The Democracy Research Institute (DRI) has submitted opinions relating to the package of legislative changes to the State Inspector’s Office. 
DRI: The authorities have a responsibility to tolerate the inconvenience caused by assemblies

The Democracy Research Institute (DRI) is responding to the statement issued by the Ministry of Internal Affairs regarding the use of sanctions under the Criminal Code of Georgia in connection with the rally scheduled by the United National Movement for November 15.

DRI: The Patriarchate manipulates the authority of the Church in the run-up to the elections

The statement by the head of the public relations department of the Patriarchate, according to which, the church can directly tell the parishioners how to behave in the elections, is contradicts legislation of Georgia.

DRI addresses Parliament with initiative to establish fact-finding commission
The Democracy Research Institute has addressed the Parliament of Georgia with an initiative to establish a fact-finding commission relating to the cases of wiretapping and spread of recordings. 
DRI calls on election entities to refrain from manipulating religion during election campaign
As part of the pre-election campaign, Prime Minister Irakli Gharibashvili often visits temples and chapels together with the political officials of the Georgian Dream.