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%.
A voluntary Project Right to Know is being implemented in partnership with IDFI. Within the framework of the project a one-day intensive seminar on the theoretical and practical issues concerning freedom of information will be held on October 21, 2012. The participants of the seminar will be given a reader on the issues of public information, which combines legislative, theoretical and practical experience of Georgia. By the end of the seminar the participants will prepare and send their
September 28th is the International Right to Know Day, which unites all those for whom the freedom of information and its availability is important. The International Right to Know Day was established in 2002 to celebrate the creation of the network of organizations working in the field of freedom of information (The Freedom of Information Advocates Network (FOIAnet)). This day is celebrated by civil society organizations in about forty countries. Freedom of information
The primary results of the project for developing e-participation in Georgia 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.
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
On July 27-28 workshop on Freedom of Information was held in Gudauri. The workshop was organized by the United States Agency for International Cooperation (USAID) Good Governance Program (G-3) in Georgia in cooperation with the Ministry of Justice of Georgia. Representatives of 30 governmental agencies, responsible for release of public information were gathered to discuss existing problems and future steps to improve access to public documents in Georgia. Participants were mainly representin
On July 27th 2012, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information arranged the visit of the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Georgia to Germany, Ms. Gabriela Von Habsburg to the Archive of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia. The director of the archive, Mr. Omar Tushurashvili introduced to the guest the history of the archive and discussed the ongoing activities. The guests examined the materials kept in the archive; saw the exhibition of the archival docu
On July 6, 2012, in the hotel Betsy, a workshop has been held for the representatives of media on the topic - Freedom of Information and Accessibility of Public Documents. The seminar was held within the framework of the joint program of Council of Europe and European Union Promoting freedom, professionalism and pluralism of the media in the South Caucasus and Moldova in partnership with the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI). The seminar was opened by the repre
On June 28, 2012 The Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) together with the USAID organized a presentation/workshop on of the results of the Project Research on the Effectiveness of the FOIA Provisions in Georgia Project was provided under the G-3 program of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and was aimed to conduct a research on best provisions of freedom of information, to elaborate recommendations, and through implementing of them adv
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
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