20 Years without Parliamentary Oversight
‘20 Years without Parliamentary Oversight' is a research report, which studied the practice of parliamentary oversight over the performance of the Interior Ministry, State Security Service, Intelligence Service and Crisis Management Council. The research was conducted by an initiative group with the support of Open Society Georgia Foundation (OSGF). The results were released on March 15, 2017.
According to the research, the parliamentary oversight of these institutions is characterized by important shortcomings. Along with inefficient legislation, the Parliament fails to exercise its authorities effectively.
The research focuses on a number of problematic issues, eradication of which will make the Parliament's performance more effective, efficient and relevant to international experience.
The following legislative problems are worth noting:
Problems related to implementation:
The goal of the presentation is to acquaint government agencies, professional circles and interested persons with the issues discussed in the research, relevant findings and recommendations, as well as to hold a discussion and share opinions.