The case of Guðmundur Andri Ástráðsson v. Iceland, decided on 1 December 2020, provided the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR or the Court) with an opportunity to refine the concept of a “tribunal established by law”. This case addresses the issue of judicial appointments and the way the irregularities in this process can lead to a violation of the right to a fair trial.
Institute for Development Freedom of Information (IDFI) has overviewed the current developments and challenges in the energy sector of Georgia as of 2020.
The Secretariat of the Interagency Coordination Council to Combat Corruption has launched the renewal of the Anti-Corruption Strategy and elaboration of 2021-2022 Action Plan.
On 3 February 2021 the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI), with the financial support of the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, Sida, held the online conference “Discovery, Archaeological Research and Commemoration of the Mass Burial Sites of the Victims of the Soviet Regime – International Experience”.
Davit Narmania, Chairperson of the Georgian National Energy and Water Supply Regulatory Commission (GNERC) gave a lecture to the participants of theEducational Certification Program in Fighting Corruption.
On January 28, 2021, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) held an online workshop on Beneficial Ownership Transparency Standards.
Since the declaration of the state of emergency due to the spread of coronavirus infection in Georgia, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) has published three studies on public procurements pertaining to the fight against infection.
Beneficial ownership has become one of the most hotly debated topics globally. Governments, as well as international and civil society actors, are trying hard to implement new regulations tackling problems associated with beneficial ownership.
The aim of the Transparent Public Procurement Report 2020 is to present the evaluations of Public Procurement Legislations of member countries of TPPR Network, ascertain the main statistical trends, highlight the weakest and strongest performing areas of public procurement, and name the best and the worst performing countries in regards to the transparency and accountabilityof their respective public procurement systems.
E-governance is related to the introduction of technology and innovations in government institutions. E-governance is the public sector's use of information and communication technologies with the aim of improving service and information delivery, encouraging citizen participation in the decision-making process, and making government more accountable, transparent and effective.
|2 January 2019|