Anti-Corruption Council is created on the basis of Law of Georgia on Conflict of Interests and Corruption in Public Service. The functions of the Inter-agency Council include: coordination of anticorruption activities in the country, update of anticorruption action plan and strategy as well as supervision of their implementation, monitoring accountability towards international organizations, initiation of relevant legislative activities and drafting recommendations.
Members of the Council are defined by the Presidential Decree. Representatives of different governmental and non-governmental agencies are represented in the Council. Anti-Corruption Council is chaired by the Minister of Justice of Georgia.
Analytical Department serves as a Secretariat of the Anti-Corruption Council. It coordinates and administrates measures carried out within the framework of the Council. Department directly carries out analytical and research activities for the Council, organizes the meetings, prepares working materials and documents.
Expert level working group of representatives of all relevant institutions is created under the Anti-Corruption Council, which actually works on wide array of corruption preventive measures according to their field of expertise. This group of experts in close cooperation with the Secretariat widely represented in the group, elaborates policy documents as well as reports on the implementation of Action Plan, that are eventually submitted to the Council for approval.
Strategy and Action Plan
Anti-Corruption Council has developed state policy (strategy and Action Plan) against Corruption with the participation of civil society and international organizations. Both the strategy and Action Plan have been approved by the Presidential Decree.
Strategy and Action Plan identify corruption sensitive areas and provide for targeted actions aimed at modernization of Public service, development of Administrative service, state Procurement, reform of Public finance system, development of Tax and Customs systems, competitive and Corruption-free Private sector, enhancing Justice Administration, increased Interagency Coordination for Prevention of Corruption, improved system of Political Party financing and prevention of Political Corruption.
14 responsible agencies are identified by Action Plan who submit report on the implementation of Action Plan to the Anti-Corruption Council every six months.