Upon adoption, the Draft Law on Water Resource Management will replace the current Water Law (which is in force since 1997) and will become the new framework document for water resource management. The Draft Law introduces a river basin management system and establishes economic instruments of water use.
The reform aims to facilitate E-commerce in Georgia by developing a legal and regulatory framework and the necessary technical infrastructure. It consists of many different aspects, incorporating the activities of implementing government agencies, other public sector stakeholders, and the private sector.
On 17 February, ReforMeter hosted its first public-private dialogue on E-commerce reform. The event highlighted the core issues, challenges, and recommendations behind the creation of a Georgian E-commerce policy.
Prior to the current insolvency reform, Georgia’s legislative framework regulating insolvency proceedings fell short of meeting international standards – it did not meet neither creditors’ nor debtors’ needs and failed to offer incentives to the insolvent companies to choose rehabilitation as their optimal strategy for resolving financial difficulties.
The first MediaTOR training module on “Reporting on Economy” is approaching its end. This particular module was led by Maka Antidze – a Georgian reporter with extensive international journalistic experience.