Public Service Reform Assessment
On January 27, the Network of Centers for Civic Engagement (NCCE) presented assessment of the Georgian Public Service Reform.
This report provides an analysis of the implementation of the Law on Public Service in the context of central and municipal authorities. More specifically, the document scrutinizes how new legal norms and rules were put into practice in the following institutions: the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport; the Ministry of Finance; the Ministry of Internally Displaced Persons from the Occupied Territories, Labor, Health and Social Affairs; the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure; the Mayoral Office of Batumi Municipality; the Mayoral Office of Gori Municipality; the Mayoral Office of Zugdidi Municipality; and the Mayoral Office of Kutaisi Municipality. The document covers the developments at these institutions in the period from January 2018 to December 2018.
The research employed a combination of qualitative and quantitative approaches: document analysis and in-depth interviews, data analysis, etc.
The final document analyzes the policy implications of the new law and proposes required adjustments based on the identified successes and shortcomings.
The research was conducted with EWMI ACCESS support.
English-language summary of the Public Service Reform Assessment report is here.
Full report in Georgian is here.