LOCAL GOVERNMENT

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National Assessment of Georgian Municipalities 2021

According to the results of the 2021 National Assessment of Transparency and Accountability of Georgian Municipalities, the average score of municipalities is 28% (on a 100% rating scale), which is equal to the 2019 assessment score. It can be thus said that, according to the data of 2021, the rate of transparency and accountability of municipalities has remained practically unchanged.

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Presentation of Results: National Assessment of Georgian Municipalities - 2021

On December 15, 2021, representatives of the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI), Centre for Training and Consultancy (CTC), and Management Systems Development Center (MSDC) presented the results of the 2021 Local Self-Government Index. The initiative is financially supported by the Open Society Georgia Foundations (OSGF).

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Representatives of the Political Parties from the Eastern Partnership Countries visited IDFI and got acquainted with its Activities

On November 26, the representatives of the administration of the political parties from the Eastern Partnership Countries visited IDFI. The participants of the meeting belonged to political organizations of Ukraine, Armenia, Moldova and Belarus, such as Batkivshchyna,European Solidarity,Party of Action and Solidarity,Movement for Freedom and United Civil Party.  

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Overview of the Plans of OGP Local Member Georgian Municipalities

In 2016, The OGP Local Program was launched in 2016 with the goal of spreading the values ​​and principles of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) at the local government level.

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IDFI Supported Tbilisi City Hall in Elaborating Open Data Portal Concept and Technical Terms of Reference

With the active participation of IDFI and financial support of USAID GGI, Tbilisi City Hall elaborated and approved the concept of an open data portal, based on which the portal will be launched. Along with the concept, a detailed technical description of the portal was prepared.

 

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Remuneration Policy in Local Self-Governments and the Promise of the Prime Minister

At the Government Meeting on August 9, 2021, the Prime Minister of Georgia, Irakli Gharibashvili, spoke about the necessity of increasing the salaries of public servants. According to the Prime Minister, the remuneration of public sector employees could not compete with the private sector.

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Public discussion about Open Data Portal Concept of Tbilisi City Hall

On June 28, 2021, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI), in cooperation with Tbilisi City Hall and with the financial support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Good Governance Initiative in Georgia (USAID GGI), held an online public discussion of the Open Data Portal concept.

 

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Spending of Reserve Funds of Local-Self Governments in 2020

The state budget of Georgia includes reserve funds, the purpose of which is to cover unforeseen expenses incurred during the year. As with the state budget, reserve funds are also included as part of the budgets of local self-government units.

 

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Employees and Remuneration Expenses of Municipal N(N)LEs and LLCs

In recent years, a number of studies have been conducted regarding the legal entities established by municipalities. The studies discussed various bureaucratic challenges faced by the entities. 

 

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Employees and Remuneration Expenses of Municipal N(N)LEs

In recent years, a number of studies have been conducted regarding the legal entities established by municipalities. The studies discussed various bureaucratic challenges faced by the entities. 

 

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