14 May 2024

Philea issues statement on “Transparency of Foreign Influence” law in Georgia

Philea is deeply concerned by the greenlighting of the so-called “foreign agents” law in Georgia which threatens hundreds of NGOs and media outlets at a time of declining democracy in Europe and worldwide. Civil society organisations play a crucial role in addressing societal issues and helping us move towards a society that works for people and the planet, and that leaves no one behind. A strong and enabling civil society space is critical for the resilience of our democracies: It is needed to protect and promote fundamental rights, and to combat disinformation.

We stand in solidarity with the citizens, media and civil society organisations fighting against this troubling law.

Read the full Philea statement of concern about “Transparency of Foreign Influence” law in Georgia


Angela Pauly
Head of Communications and Events