Following the so-called “Rose Revolution” in 2003, Georgia initiated and successfully implemented a variety of reforms, including in the direction of the fight against corruption.
On February 8, 2024, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) held an international conference – Good Governance Forum 2024.
On January 20, IDFI held a training on mechanisms for monitoring government activities.
Following the monitoring of the gifts received by public officials of the executive branch and judges in 2020-2022, IDFI studied information regarding the gifts listed in the declarations by municipal public officials.
On December 1, 2023, IDFI held the award ceremony for the 2022-2023 participants of the Certification Program in Fighting Corruption.
On October 25, 2022, IDFI released a study titled "Gifts Received by Public Officials 2020-2022”, which delved into the disclosed information regarding gifts received by officials within the executive branch and their respective family members.
Accepting a gift as a public servant carries inherent risks, including the potential for reciprocation or favoritism in return for the gift, which can harm the reputation of the public service.
Transparency of beneficial (final) owners is an important mechanism for preventing corruption.
For the first time in 20 years, the Government of Georgia opted out of participating in the monitoring round of the OECD's Anti-Corruption Network for Eastern Europe and Central Asia (OECD/ACN).
The Institute for the Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) held three days of training sessions in Kutaisi, Ozurgeti, and Zugdidi from June 21 to 23 on practical methods and techniques for monitoring government activities.