The amendments to the Law of Georgia on Information Security initiated in October 2019 became the subject of criticism of the representatives of civil society, private sector as well as the experts in the field. IDFI was actively involved in the process of reviewing the bill and examining the risks associated with the amendments.
Within the scope of the Educational Certification Program in Fighting Corruption, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) has renewed the terms of the Memorandum with the Ilia State University.
Within the scope of the study, IDFI requested data from the Parliament of Georgia regarding the fuel consumption and mileage of vehicles used by Georgian parliamentarians in 2018-2020.
On October 2020, IDFI held an international high-level online conference on good governance, entitled Political Integrity and Elections: Challenges and Innovative Solutions. The Forum was organized in cooperation with the Open Government Partnership (OGP), with the support of the global philanthropic organization, Luminate.
Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) is delighted to invite you to a high-level international conference Good Governance Forum 2020 (GG Forum 2020).
On September 30, 2020, the first lecture of the Master's Degree course on Management of the Anti-corruption Policy at Public and Private Institutions was held within the scopes of the Educational Certification Program in Fighting Corruption.
IDFI and GYLA, in cooperation with the Administration of the Government of Georgia, conducted online trainings for regional NGOs on Public Administration Reform (PAR) issues. The trainings was conducted within the EU-funded project “Contributing to PAR through Civic Monitoring and Engagement”.
On September 28, 2020, the second phase of the Educational Certification Program in Fighting Corruption was launched.
To examine the practice of employment through labor and administrative contracts in the public sector, IDFI requested relevant public information from more than 100 public institutions (ministries, their subordinate legal entities of public law, and various independent public agencies).
IDFI requested public information about the expenses, income, ratings, amount of remuneration and number of employees of Georgia Public Broadcaster. Simultaneously, data from the open sources covering the research period was analyzed, including, public procurement expenses related to the new building of the Broadcaster, reports on budget execution, incomes presented to the Georgian National Communications Commission.
|13 July 2020|