On April 3 National Parliamentary Library of Georgia hosted the workshop organized by IDFI in cooperation of with the Librarians Association of Georgia for the libraries from the regions of Georgia and Tbilisi. Director of IDFI Giorgi Kldiashvili and the Chairman of the organization Levan Avalishvili held presentations.
The Open Government Partnership (OGP) Regional Meeting for Europe will take place inDublinon 8-9 May 2014. This event is open to official delegates from European countries currently participating or considering future participation in the OGP, representatives of civil society and non-governmental organisations, representatives of international, regional and multilateral organisations, the business community, and the academic community. This event is also open to media.
On March 6, 2014 IDFI addressed the Investigation Service of the Ministry of Finance of Georgia and the Prosecutors Office of Georgia with the request of the statistical information about the various corruption-related crimes. On March 14, 2014 IDFI obtained statistical data from the Investigation Service of the Ministry of Finance of Georgia about the financial crimes of 2004-2014. According to the received documents, between the period of March 15, 2004 and March 6, 2014 total of 9
Within the framework of the international initiative “Open Government Partnership” NGOs have prepared recommendations for the government of Georgia and presented them on February 5, 2013. According to these recommendations, except the high officials, who have the obligation to publish the declarations, the following persons should publicize their incomes:
Within the framework of the international initiative Open Government Partnership NGOs have prepared recommendations for the government of Georgia and presented them on February 5, 2013. According to these recommendations Georgian CSOs called on the following persons to publish their asset declarations: Heads and deputy heads of every Legal Entity of Public Law (LEPL) Deputy heads of sub-agencies Heads and deputy heads of departments and agencies of the ministries
Open Gov Story by the Director of IDFI, Giorgi Kldiashvili When we started monitoring access to information in Georgia, the percentage of responses were only 40%. In three years it raised up to 95. We had the plan to promote and provoke government to lead to proactive disclosure of information and it was done. After three years of the project in 2012, we had finally legislative changes related to proactive disclosure of information. Freedom of information legislation was demanded
Starting from March 15, 2014 Georgian Government will be conducting the public consultations throughout the country. These meetings aim at informing the society about the planned events that will take place over the next two years and that will contribute to providing the open and participatory governance. These meetings aim at increasing public involvement, collecting their ideas and opinions in order to ensure that the plan and the events meet the citizens needs. The meetings a
Starting from March 15, 2014 Georgian Government will be conducting the public consultations throughout the country. These meetings aim at informing the society about the planned events that will take place over the next two years and that will contribute to providing the open and participatory governance.
Georgian civil society condemns the aggression unfolded by Russian Federation against the sovereign European country of Ukraine. The Russian government started interfering with the internal affairs of Ukraine earlier during the mass protests going on in Kiev and other cities. The Russian law-enforcement bodies, advisers, consultants and high rank officials directly participated in planning and implementing the anti- protest measures. The Russian Federation did not recog
Within the scope of the project “Promoting Internet freedom in South Caucasus” IDFI has been conducting comprehensive research of various directions of internet freedom, which aims at giving better understanding of the existing conditions and challenges in Georgia.
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