Steering committee

  • Social Justice Center - Coalition Chair
  • Social Justice Center - Coalition Chair
  • Representative: Guram Imnadze
  • Phone: +995 (32) 2233706
  • Email: info@socialjustice.org.ge
  • Social Justice Center is a left-wing organization working on human rights and social justice, which aims to identify the structural reasons for economic, social, and political inequality, and to share critical knowledge while contributing to the transformation of the existing order via democratic means.
  • Additional information

    Social Justice Center is a left-wing organization working on human rights and social justice, which aims to identify the structural reasons for economic, social, and political inequality, and to share critical knowledge while contributing to the transformation of the existing order via democratic means.

  • Georgian Democratic Initiative - Deputy Coalition Chair
  • Georgian Democratic Initiative - Deputy Coalition Chair
  • Representative: Eduard Marikashvili, Giorgi Mshvenieradze
  • Phone: (+995 32) 2 72 80 08
  • Email: info@gdi.ge
  • GDI is committed to defending human rights, expanding inclusive society and promoting tolerance, strengthening democratic reforms and advancing the rule of law, enhancing transparency and accountability of public institutions. GDI pursues these ideals through monitoring, open debate, fact-based research and analysis of policy options to address the challenges facing Georgia.
  •  Rights Georgia (former Article 42 of the Constitution)
  •  Rights Georgia (former Article 42 of the Constitution)
  • Representative: Vladimer Mkervalishvili
  • Phone: +995 (32) 299 88 56
  • Email: office@rights.ge
  • Article 42 of the Constitution is a non-governmental, non-political, human rights advocacy organization founded on September 12, 1997.
  • Additional information

    Article 42 provides free of charge legal assistance to the victims of human rights abuses in local and international courts and other state agencies. The organization aims at promoting the establishment of the rule of law in Georgia through introduction of international standards for the protection of human rights and freedoms, and increase of legal awareness of the public.

  • Transparency International Georgia
  • Transparency International Georgia
  • Representative: Eka Gigauri
  • Phone: +995 (32) 2921403
  • Email: info@transparency.ge
  • TI Georgia’s objective is to reduce corruption levels in the country and support development of Georgia into a strong, democratic state through greater transparency and accountability.
  • Additional information

    TI Georgia’s main directions of work are: anti-corruption policy, strengthening independence of the judiciary, monitoring of public finance, monitoring of parliament, election environment, election observation, monitoring of local governments, property rights, media environment and protection of market economy principles.

    Transparency International Georgia seeks to make Georgia a country which is free of corruption in all areas of public society, where people are a part of the policy making process, and where transparency and openness in government and the commercial sector are routine rather than rarities.

  • Georgian Young Lawyers’ Association
  • Georgian Young Lawyers’ Association
  • Representative: Nika Simonishvili, Vakhushti Menabde
  • Phone: +995 (32) 2995076
  • Email: gyla@gyla.ge
  • Georgian Young Lawyers’ Association is a voluntary professional union of lawyers.
  • Additional information

    GYLA is an organization founded on liberal values and all of its generations work towards fulfillment of those values.

    GYLA’s main strategic objectives are:

    1. Protection of human rights, development of protective mechanisms and ensuring access without discrimination.
    2. Raising legal awareness of the society and establishing respects towards the law.
    3. Supporting development of effective, accountable and transparent governance.
    4. Development of qualified, uninterrupted legal education and development of the profession.
  • Partnership for Human Rights
  • Partnership for Human Rights
  • Representative: Ana Abashidze, Ana Arganashvili
  • Phone: + 995 (32) 2331356
  • Email: phr.georgia@gmail.com
  • Partnership for Human Rights was founded in 2012.
  • Additional information

    PHR’s mission is to support various social groups, including children, persons with disabilities, elderly and others, to strengthen gender equality and to support women’s engagement in civic and political activity.

  • Open Society Georgia Foundation
  • Open Society Georgia Foundation
  • Representative: Giorgi Chitidze, Sopho Asatiani
  • Phone: +995 (32) 2250463
  • Email: osgf@osgf.ge
  • The Open Society Georgia Foundation is a member of the Open Society Foundation’s Network, which was set up in 1994 by the New York Open Society Institute.
  • Additional information

    The OSGF is committed to the development of a free and democratic society. The Foundation promotes a vision of society in which human rights are protected and people are respectful of diverse opinions.

    The OSGF, along with other donors, has contributed significantly towards the development of the civil society and media in Georgia. The OSGF implements projects and support those initiatives and innovative approaches that promote rule of law, protection of human rights, development of civil institutions and the media, promotion of civil values, national and European Integration, development of health sector and social equality.

  • Institute for Development of Freedom of Information
  • Institute for Development of Freedom of Information
  • Representative: Levan Avalishvili, Keti Kukava
  • Phone: +995 (32) 2921514
  • Email: info@idfi.ge
  • Mission of IDFI is to promote openness and transparency of the government, establish an informed society through ensuring access to public information.
  • Additional information

    Mission of IDFI is to promote openness and transparency of the government, good governance, establish an informed society and support development of democratic values through ensuring freedom of expression as well as access to public information.

  • International Society for Fair Elections and Democracy (ISFED)
  • International Society for Fair Elections and Democracy (ISFED)
  • Representative: Nino Dolidze, Lela Khatridze
  • Phone: +995 (32) 2372882
  • Email: info@isfed.ge
  • SFED is a non-governmental organization founded in 1995.
  • Additional information

    ISFED is primarily focused on monitoring of elections. ISFED’s aim is to ensure transparency of elections, effective realization of election procedures and building of public trust in election results. Since the day it was founded ISFED has monitored all important elections and referenda in Georgia. it has also implemented parallel tabulation of votes and monitoring of voter turnout for the last 9 elections.

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