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Wednesday, June 14, 2023, #110 (5424)

Irakli Kobakhidze Calls for Removal of 'Deoligarchization' Term by the European Commission to Prompt Law Cancellation

Irakli Kobakhidze, the chairman of Georgian Dream stated that the Venice Commission and the European Commission are in conflict with each other regarding the "deoligarchization law" because the Venice Commission favors a systematic approach, while the European Commission's recommendation implies a personal approach. (more)

Venice Commission Rejects Bill 'On Deoligarchization'

The Venice Commission has assessed the revised bill on de-oligarchization and expressed doubts regarding the effectiveness of the changes made to align it with the standards of the Council of Europe on human rights, democracy, and the rule of law. (more)

The News in Brief

"Parliament Overcomes President's Veto on the Law 'On the National Bank' with 15 in Favor and 26 Against" (more)

Opinion & Analysis

Georgia's Democratic Decline

The international authoritative organization Freedom House has published the 2023 democracy assessment report. (more)

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