As it became known on August 5th, Russian Federal Migration Service has deprived of residence permit USA citizen Jennifer Susan Gaspar, wife of Ivan Pavlov, founder of “Freedom of Information Foundation”.
In her statement, made today, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Maia Panjikidze alleged IDFI in misinterpretation of data obtained from the Ministry and dishonesty.
Appeal of the OGP Forum Member Organizations to the Chairman of the Supreme Court of Georgia Konstantine Kublashvili
On June 5, 11:00, at hotel ‘Vere Palace’ (24/8, Kuchishvili str) Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) in cooperation with the Tax Payers Union (TPU) will conducted the round table discussion about the financial-legislative regulations of state-owned enterprises and the policy towards SOEs in Baltic states.
IDFI congratulates every citizen and supporter of Georgia with Independence Day. Especially for this day the Institute releases for the first time a secret document kept in the archives of the USA. This document was prepared on 24 April 1990, at an early stage of Georgian independence, by Directorate Intelligence of the USA as an analytical memorandum on the events developed in Georgia.
Please, be informed that on February 11, 2014 IDFI addressed to the Penitentiary Department with the request of 17 types of public information, including the data about the bonuses, surpluses and business trip costs of Penitentiary Department in 2013.
IDFI believes it to be important that the change of remuneration and bonus system of public officials is implemented within the scope of Civil Service Reform, rather than as a single instance.
On April 17, 2014, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) with the assistance of Media Advocacy Coalition published a survey “Georgian TV Audience Rating – Challenges for Media Sector of Georgia.”
On May 6, CEO of Rustavi 2, Nika Gvaramia and the employees of the TV channel issued the statement. According to the CEO, the channel was under the video and audio surveillance. Nika Gvaramia presented the surveillance footage, recorded in the offices of Gvaramia and the Deputy CEO Nino Shubladze, to the media. Citing the source from the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Gvaramia stated that the video recordings depicted the conversations taking place in his office.
Georgian civil society condemns the aggression unfolded by Russian Federation against the sovereign European country of Ukraine. The Russian government started interfering with the internal affairs of Ukraine earlier during the mass protests going on in Kiev and other cities. The Russian law-enforcement bodies, advisers, consultants and high rank officials directly participated in planning and implementing the anti- protest measures. The Russian Federation did not recog
|13 May 2019|