Khishtovani Giorgi - Department of Accounting and Control, University of Bremen, Germany; Expert of the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) For the last 20 years, two parallel processes necessary for the long-term development of the Georgian economy have been in progress: on the one hand, the model of Georgian capitalism is forming (Christophe, 2006) and on the other hand, a functional Georgian financial market is in the process of development. Unfortunately, these
Khishtovani Giorgi - Department of Accounting and Control, University of Bremen, Germany; Expert of the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) Pirveli Erekle -Department of Accounting and Control, University of Bremen, Germany The current paper explores Corporate Political Responsibility (CPR) by considering the case of Georgia. It also attempts to discuss the impact of CPR on the economic development of the Georgian state by analyzing the Georgian insurance s
Above mentioned research was implemented by the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information in cooperation with the Center for Post-Soviet Studies (CPSS) in the framework of the program of the East-West Management Institute (EWMI) Policy, Advocacy and Civil Society Development in Georgia. The contents of this research do not necessarily reflect the views of USAID or the United States Government. To display the major problems and challenges in the field of the e
The project Monitoring of Information (Internet) Resources of Public Authorities of Georgia was funded by Open Society Foundations (OSF), Open Society Georgia Foundation (OSGF) and the National Security Archive. 104 public authorities were monitored in its framework. According to the research results of 104 public authorities of Georgia: The average degree of the transparency of the web-pages of public authorities is 13.91%, and the average degree of technical operability is 39.7%.
21 June 2012 By Giorgi Kldiashvili Kldiashvili is the Director of the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information based in Tbilisi. The General Administrative Code of Georgia, which regulates the Freedom of Information in Georgia, was adopted in 1999 and was pretty advanced at that moment. Nowadays is a little bit outdated and has some very significant imperfections in means of technological achievements, mostly related to e-Governance and e-Transparency. The Institut
One of the most painful pages of the history of our country is the “Great Terror” of 1937-1938. The repressions of 1930’s affected tens of thousands Georgians and barely was a family left not touched by this tragedy. The highest sentence for the convicts – death by shooting – was executed in several cities: Tbilisi, Batumi, Kutaisi, and Sokhumi.
The second phase of the project Public Information Database - www.opendata.ge has started in Septeber, 2011. IDFI has submitted official requests for public information to public authorities of Georgia and has requested information on different issues and administrative expenses incurred for the period of the second quarter (April-June) 2011. Questions of the second and first phases were the same, but simultaneously IDFI with the standard requests has submitted questions about the creation of
In the framework of the project, IDFI requests information from Public Institutions of Georgia and get them into electronic format - public information database (www.opendata.ge). Through this web-page everyone has opportunityto receive, download and use the public information,collected by the IDFI. Within the project, starting from April 2011, the public information has been actively requested, analyzed and published on the web-site www.opendata.ge. Answers, received from the
The Guidebook is based on the practice of requests of public information of the Institute. Based on the specific examples the work describes the present situation in Georgia and gives the reader full comprehension of the existing practice of accessibility of public information. The publication defines the extent of public information and the rights of the citizens in terms of requesting public information. The goal of the Guidebook is to give the interested people relevant theoretical knowled
By Giorgi Kldiashvili Giorgi Kldiashvili is the director and co-founder of Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI). He holds a Masters degree in Modern and Contemporary History of Europe and America from Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University and is currently professor of American Studies at the same University. Published at Democracy and Freedom Watch: http://dfwatch.net/open-government-partnership-initiative-and-georgia-new-challenges-21083 On
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