Strengthening Parliamentary Democracy in Georgia

Summary


International conference in Georgia: Committing to Openness - Parliamentary Action Plans, Standards, and Tools. 2015. Photo: Vladimer Valishvili/UNDP

The European Union and United nations Development programme (UNDP) join hands to assist the Parliament of Georgia in its efforts to represent the needs and views of citizens more effectively, streamline law-making processes and enhance governmental control. Much focus is placed on strengthening cooperation with the European counterparts, launching public dialogue about European integration and ensuring easier access to public information. 

What We Do

 

The  European Union and UNDP assistance contributes to the following key areas:

  • Completing Parliament’s Institutional Reform Plan.
  • Advancing Parliament’s relations with international counterparts and ensuring effective communication to public.
  • Inviting high-level international advisors for strategic advice to the Parliament’s leadership.
  • Strengthening technical support to committees and factions.
  • Increasing Parliament’s role in European integration process.

Some results so far



  • Enacted Institutional Reform Plan and revised Rules of Procudures.
  • Parliament of Georgia actively engaged in Open Government Partnership (OGP) Initiative and adopts the Open Parliament Georgia Action Plan.
  • Development of the committee strategic action plans in progress.
  • Enhanced coordination with the Government of Georgia and other partners to promote the European Integration agenda.
  • Public awareness campaigns on the European integration and related reforms.

Who finances it

European Union
EUR 3,000,000.00 
Parliament of Georgia
EUR    330,000.00 

Delivery

2014 US$ 997,926.70
Overview
Status:
Ongoing
Start date:
February 2014
End date:
December 2018
Geographic coverage:
National
Partners:
PMC Group, Westminster Foundation for Democracy, CESS, IDFI
Budget:
EUR 3,330,000.00
Funded by:
European Union; Parliament of Georgia
Sustainable Development Goals
Goal 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions

Promote just, peaceful and inclusive societies

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Funded by the European Union
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Project Document
Contact Information
Contact Person

Sophie Guruli
Project Manager
sophie.guruli@undp.org

Address

15a Paliashvili Street
Tbilisi 0179 Georgia
+995 32 2990280

Contact Person in UNDP

Gigi Bregadze
Democratic Governance Team Leader
gigi.bregadze@undp.org