As in the past years HCoJ used its discretionary power to appoint judges without competition several times during the year of 2015. One of these instances occurred in August, 2015 when the decision to transfer six judges without competition to Tbilisi City Court from other district courts of Georgia was made. With the aim of looking into the process of transfer IDFI sent FOI request to HCoJ and requested various information regarding the HCoJ decision of August 4th, 2015.
According to the social economic development strategy "Georgia 2020", market is the primary driver of the development process. The ideas of the economists, arguing for the inclusive growth and for state's greater role in economy, is practically ignored in the document.
IDFI's analyst held a two-day training on E-participation in Ozurgeti
The restructuring of the railway system causes fundamental changes. Fundamental changes require fast organizational learning and effective operation in the environment, which is characterized by ambiguity and significant professional risk.
World Bank headquarters recently hosted a conference named, ‘Estonian ICT Day: Digital Solutions for Sustainable Development’.
Open Government Partnership has designed and created the OGP Explorer software service that enables the OGP community of civil society, government and academia representatives and journalists to access the wealth of data the OGP has collected.
On September 14-15, Meeting of the Open Government Partnership's Legislative Openness Working Group was held in the palace of the Parliament of Georgia in Tbilisi. In relation to this event, OGP has released the video records of the conference for those who were not able to attend the conference. Via the link mentioned above, it is possible to watch the panel discussion and speeches in English.
On Friday, October 9, The Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) organized the discussion - “Internetization and Broadband Development of Georgia”. The discussion was held in the framework of project “Strategic plan Georgia 2020 - Strengthening Public Involvement”.
Open Government Partnership team has announced the OGP Government Champions Award. The Award is intended to showcase the ideal co-creation dynamic between the government and civil society while elaborating the National Action Plan. In addition, the award is thought to provide a high-level political visibility to the key actors who have played an immense role in upholding the OGP commitments.
In post communist states, including Georgia, informal, unlawful relationships are especially strong. This hinders the development of public sector and the society as a whole.
|12 January 2019|