November 16, 2013
State’s obligation to ensure individuals’ right to adequate housing is often violated in Georgia. State policy towards extreme form of poverty, homelessness is yet to be elaborated. Often homeless persons are unable to obtain the status of a socially vulnerable person as the law requires proof of permanent residence for the status.
November 11, 2013
ISFED joins the initiative about homeless shelter to be opened in Tbilisi for poor, homeless families with many children including infants and live in the streets in winter.
November 8, 2013
The Coalition for an Independent and Transparent Judiciary, which unites more than 30 non-governmental organizations, has been actively working on the reformation of judiciary. The reform covers various aspects and along with the improvement of legislation, it is also important to eradicate shortcomings existing in the practice. In this regard, the Coalition has showed interested towards issues related to specialization of judges of the Supreme Court.
November 2, 2013
Civil Society Organizations Urge the Parliament against Adopting the Law that Imposes Administrative Liability for Hurting Religious Sentiments
The below signatory civil society organizations disapprove of the legal draft submitted to the parliament that imposes administrative liability for hurting religious sentiments.