Reforming Georgia’s Civil Service: Progress Towards Meeting Association Agenda Commitments

26 Sep, 2018
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This policy brief is prepared within the framework of the Open Society Georgia Foundation’s in-house project “Monitoring Implementation of the EU-Georgia Association Agreement by the Coalition of Civil Society Organizations”.

The EU-Georgia Association Agenda for 2017-2020 requires Georgia to: “Pursue public administration reform in line with the Principles of Public Administration and the newly adopted Law on Civil Service with emphasis on implementation monitoring and fostering an accountable, efficient, effective, transparent public administration system of selection, promotion and dismissal and on building a merit-based and professional civil service, specialised needs-based training for civil servants working in all public administration sectors, agencies as well as in state-owned enterprises, on delivering quality public services and on improving management of public finances.”