WASHINGTON – Expert teams from the International Republican Institute (IRI) and the National Democratic Institute (NDI) are visiting Tbilisi immediately ahead of the October 2, 2021, municipal elections and are calling on all political parties to uphold democratic principles by participating actively and in good faith during the elections and in the post-election period. If the parties genuinely commit themselves to constructive competition and dialogue rooted in citizen interests, Georgia can maintain its legitimate place among the region's democracies.

The National Democratic Institute (NDI) developed this comprehensive guide on the management and execution of transitions of power. This unique resource was developed by experts and former officials with direct experience managing transitions across different political contexts and geographical regions.

August 24, 2021

TBILISI – Poll results released today by the National Democratic Institute (NDI or the Institute) and CRRC  Georgia find that Georgians remain concerned about the state of the economy and healthcare. Following months of political crisis and the ongoing impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, the public is pessimistic about the direction of their country and the performance of institutions. Looking forward, Georgians expect their elected representatives to prioritize policies that address their pressing economic and social concerns. 

June 30, 2021

Amidst the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, parliaments were forced to respond quickly with extraordinary measures to mitigate both the health and financial impacts of the crisis. To allow parliaments to better assess and implement informed policies in times of future crisis, this resource provides guidance on economic responses as exemplified by relief measures adopted during the pandemic, particularly emphasizing those targeting vulnerable groups such as informal workers and women.


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