In the framework of the presented study, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) has inquired assurance of gender equality in terms of labour relations in public authorities of Georgia, equal conditions for public servants as well as public officials’ recruitment and dismissal in public authorities.
Author Nino Tsukhishvili On 21st December, 2012 the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) officially requested from the Tbilisi, Batumi and Kutaisi City Courts and on 2nd May, 2013 from the Internal Affairs Ministry, the Prosecutor General Office and the Investigative Department of the Ministry of Finance the information, within the period of the of 1St November 2012 upon the acceptance of the letters, of the following statistics: 1. Number of solicitations about
According to the Law of Georgia on Environmental Impact Permit, the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) may be unrestricted the activity which needs timely decision on launching the general States interests. This procedure itself implies from the public discussions. As regulated, the decision on the application of such performing activity is made by the Special Environmental Impact Assessment Council. The Minister of Environment submits the appropriate suggestions, developed by the Council
Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) has received public information from the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia about the total sum of the fines imposed by the Patrol Police Department for administrative offences to be paid to the state budget in the first 6 months of 2013 (January June). As it becomes clear, the total amount of fines imposed on citizens by the Patrol Police Department in the given period has amounted to 31 106 828 GEL. According to the similar in
The 8th International Conference of Information Commissioners (ICIC 2013) has taken place in Berlin from 18th to 20th September 2013. The conference was jointly hosted by the Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information, Peter Schaar, and the Berlin Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information, Dr. Alexander Dix. Ralf Wieland, Speaker of the Berlin House of Representatives, Peter Schaar, Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Inf
Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) issued the final 2012- 2013 Report to introduce the transparency rating of Public Authorities in the framework of the Project Public Information Database (www.opendata.ge). We will present the Percentage chart of transparency of the Central Public Authorities. Since the implementation of the project in 2012-2013 the Central public authorities have showed more or less transparency progress we will present the comparative data analysis
The results of the study encompass the period from July 2012 to June 2013. During the abovementioned period a total of 5625 request for public information were sent to 224 public institutions in the frameworks of the project. Out if the sent request: in 3830 the received information was complete, in 338 - incomplete, in 42 - rejected due to legal reasons, 576 were left unanswered, and in 788 cases the institutions reported that they did not have the information. The study presents the pr
On 1st September, 2013, the Decree N: 219 of the Government of Georgia About Electronic Requests and Proactive Disclosure of Public Information dated 26th August, signed by the Prime Minister, Bidzina Ivanishvili went into force. The Decree prescribes, significant initiatives, developed with the coordination of the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) by the civil society organizations and the Analytical Department of the Ministry of Justice. Civil Society Recommenda
On 26th August, 2013 the Prime Minister of Georgia signed Decree N219 of the Government of Georgia About the Form of the Electronic Request of Information and Proactive Disclosure of Public Information, which went into force from 1st September, 2013. With this legal act, completely new proactive standards were established to ensure the transparency and accountability of state agencies. IDFI, as an active participant in the process of the developing the decree, would like to express its gr
On 1st September, 2013, the Decree N: 219 of the Government of Georgia “About Electronic Requests and Proactive Disclosure of Public Information” dated 26th August, signed by the Prime Minister, Bidzina Ivanishvili went into force.
|15 January 2019|