Strengthening Parliamentary Democracy in Georgia

Summary


International Parliamentary Conference in Tbilisi. October 2013. Photo: David Khizanishvili/UNDP

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

What We Do

We assist in:

  • 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 its own 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 Union integration and related reforms

Who finances it

European Union
EUR 1,500.000.00
Parliament of Georgia
EUR    165,000.00

Delivery

2014 US$ 997,926.70
Overview
Status:
Ongoing
Start date:
February 2014
End date:
August 2016
Geographic coverage:
National
Partners:
PMC Group, Westminster Foundation for Democracy, CESS
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The project is financed by the European Union

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and the Parliament of Georgia

Project Document
  • Strengthening Parliamentary Democracy in Georgia English
Contact Information

Sophie Guruli, Project Manager

sophie.guruli@undp.org

+995 32 2990280

15a Paliashvili Street, Tbilisi 0179 Georgia

 

Contact Person in UNDP

Gigi Bregadze

Democratic Governance Team Leader

gigi.bregadze@undp.org