The Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) published a report on April 7 that reviewed the latest events related to the regulation of secret surveillance in Georgia. These events include the recently released recordings, first results of the so-called two-key system, revival of the This Affects You campaign and the role of the Personal Data Protection Inspector.
Public consultations were held in Ozurgeti and Batumi in order to hear the ideas and initiatives of local communities for the Open Government Partnership Action Plan 2016-2017. Representatives of local governments, non-governmental organizations, media and students participated in the consultations. They learned the mission of the Open Government Partnership, heard the initiatives of the governmental entities that will be included in the Action Plan and presented their ideas.
The research aims to analyze and to identify the main tendencies of the decision-making process that describes two main periods of the Civil Service Reform.
IDFI's report overviews main developments in terms of regulating secret surveillance in Georgia in the period between June 2015 and March 2016, such as recent cases of illegal surveillance and revival of the Campaign “This Affects You Too” in March 2016, first results of the “two-key” system and the role of the Personal Data Protection Inspector in the process, as well as proactive disclosure of statistical information related to secret surveillance.
April 9, 2016, marks 27 years after the tragedy of 1989, when Soviet forces raided a peaceful demonstration in Georgia’s capital Tbilisi.
The Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) held a two-day workshop on April 4-5 that was aimed at developing the organization’s 3-year strategy and action plan.
Coalition for Independent and Transparent Judiciary issued the statements that includes the opinion of the coalition member organizations - on legislative package drafted for reforming the Code of Administrative Violations - consideration of which will strengthen the implementation process of the reform.
Convergence of UN Sustainable Development and Open Government Partnership Objectives - article by IDFI Director Giorgi Kldiashvili.
Short reviews of IDFI's activities, with useful links and other materials are provided in the IDFI's March Newsletter.
|17 January 2019|