IRI, NDI to send observers to Georgia for parliamentary elections
United States government has allocated two million US dollars to sponsor the presence of international observers at the parliamentary elections in Georgia this fall. The representatives of the International Republican Institute [IRI] and National-Democratic Institute [NDI] will arrive in Georgia on July 18th, 2012 - ambassador of the United States to Georgia John Bass announced today. The observers will monitor not only the process of vote, but the pre-election campaigns as well. International observers will be sent to all regions of Georgia. Ambassador also voiced a new initiative of the U.S. government, which is going to facilitate involvement of women candidates in election process.
The Georgian Prime Minister will deliver a speech at the 69th UN General Assembly today - in his speech, Irakli Garibashvili will touch every topical issue for Georgia today. He will review Georgia`s foreign policy priorities, reforms and the situation inside the country.
Georgia will join the International Arms Trade Treaty in New York today. Maia Panjikidze has praised this fact as a very special event. The delegation of the government of Georgia holds meetings within the UN General Assembly in New York.
The officers of Anti-corruption Agency of the Ministry of Internal Affairs detained referees and Referee Supervisors’ Committee arbiters on the fact of commercial bribery. The detainees are: arbiters of the national category-Otar Kh. (DoB 1977) Irakli U...