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.
A lack of political will is causing recent setbacks in the fight against corruption.
Transparency and accountability of state bodies is a constituent part of democratic governance, in turn, freedom of information is one of its most important elements.
On June 23, 2022, the European Council recognized the European perspective of Georgia. However, it determined the implementation of various democratic reforms as a prerequisite for granting the candidate status.
On February 10, the Parliament of Georgia adopted a new law “On Public Procurement” in the third hearing.
Within the framework of the Anti-corruption Week - on December 12, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) in cooperation with Ilia State University held an open lecture for the participants of the Master's level of the Certification Program in Fighting Corruption.
On November 22, the Programs Director of the Institute for the Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) - Levan Avalishvili, conducted a lecture on freedom of information for the participants of the bachelor’s group within the framework of the Certification Program in Fighting Corruption.
On November 17, 2022, the Steering Group of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development Anti-Corruption Network (OECD/ACN) endorsed the OECD/ACN Fifth Round Monitoring Assessment Framework, which will examine the anti-corruption environment in OECD/ACN member countries.
Millions of people have been trying to mobilize humanitarian aid after the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The role of civil society was incremental in this process.
|21 October 2021|