After thousands of shocking cases of illegal surveillance and wiretapping by the government revealed prior to Parliamentary Elections 2012, regulating the issue was one of the main pre-Election promises of the ruling Georgian Dream coalition.
Head of Media and Telecommunications Department of IDFI, Ucha Seturi presented about Internet Speed Testing Issues and Challenges of small ISPs.
On September 12th 2015 a new law on Transparency of the Use of Public Funds will enter into force in Ukraine. According to the new legislation recipients of funds from state and local budgets, state- and communal-owned enterprises and obligatory social insurance funds will be obliged to publicize detailed information on the use of public funds on quarterly basis.
GNCC does not announce contest on vacant positions and new employees are appointed on free-lance specialists' positions
A new state policy and strategy of Digital Switchover, that is more media interests adjusted, was adopted as a result of IDFI’s activities, carried out within the framework of the project Supporting and Monitoring of the Transition to Digital Terrestrial Broadcasting in Georgia, supported by Open Society - Georgia Foundation (OSGF). Action plan of Digital Switchover was approved in the beginning of 2014.
IDFI Organzied round table meeting. Representatives of NGOs, national Communication Commission , media and other companies discussed DSO related issues
Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) and Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Georgia held a discussion Internet, as Human Right on Saturday, 6th December, at Multimedia Education Center.
Discussion was related to 25th anniversary of World Wide Web (WWW) and International Day of Human Rights, which is celebrated annually on 10th December.
On December 4, 2014 Freedom House published report on internet freedom, assessmenting internet access, censorship, and internet user rights in 65 countries around the world. According to the released measures, Georgia as in 2013 obtained 26 scores out of 100 and consequently, was assessed as “Free” in terms of internet freedom.
Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) and Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands in Georgia will hold discussion – Internet as Human Right on December 6th.
On February 7th, 2014, Government of Georgia has approved the Action plan and recommendations about Digital Terrestrial Switchover in Georgia. As a result, after IDFI’s active advocacy work, the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development has completely changed the strategy which was presented in March 2013.
|19 January 2022|