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Assessment of the Media Environment - 2022

Assessment of the Media Environment - 2022

The Constitution of Georgia guarantees the freedom of media. The Law of Georgia on Freedom of Speech and Expression defines what freedom of expression means, what falls under this definition, and what exceptions are there when this right may be restr ...

VOTING PROCESS BY 20:00

VOTING PROCESS BY 20:00

Information about the observation mission The International Society for Fair Elections and Democracy is observing the by-elections of the Parliament of Georgia and the Sakrbulo on April 2, 2022. Voters will be electing an MP in the Rustavi-Gardabani ...

VOTING PROCESS BY 13:00

VOTING PROCESS BY 13:00

Information about the observation mission The International Society for Fair Elections and Democracy is observing the by-elections of the Parliament of Georgia and the Sakrbulo on April 2, 2022. Voters will be electing an MP in the Rustavi-Gardabani ...

ISFED  monitoring mission for the 2022 by-elections

ISFED monitoring mission for the 2022 by-elections

The International Society for Fair Elections and Democracy (ISFED) will be monitoring the April 2, 2022  Parliamentary and City Council (Sakrebulo) by-elections. Voters will be electing an MP in Rustavi-Gardabani majoritarian district and a City ...

Final Election Day Assessment

Final Election Day Assessment

Information on the monitoring mission   The International Society for Fair Elections and Democracy (ISFED) monitored the October 30, 2021 Municipal election runoffs in eight municipalities, including five self-governing cities (Tbilisi ...

Voting Process and Closing of Polling Stations

Voting Process and Closing of Polling Stations

Key findings for 20:00  According to the information received from ISFED observers, in the reporting period, violations related to the voting procedures became more diverse. The following instance were reported: voting by persons who h ...

Voting Process by 16:00

Voting Process by 16:00

Key findings for 16:00:   According to the information received from ISFED observers, there were facts of tracking of voters inside the polling stations, namely, recording of voter names and personal information by ...