On February 9th, 2015 Tbilisi City Court fully granted the appeal of IDFI Vs. the Penitentiary Department. The entity was to provide IDFI with the public information requested by the FOI letter # OPD05/14-005.
On the 2nd of April, the first meeting was held, within the scopes of the EU/UNDP Project "Strengthening the System of Parliamentary Democracy in Georgia", between the Inter-Factional Group and the Open Parliament Georgia Working Group. The project is implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in cooperation with the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI).
Find the newest report on Minister, Deputy Minister and other high public official advisers prepared by IDFI.
IDFI has prepared a newsletter summarizing organization's activities in March. Short reviews of research and posts, published on IDFI's website or blogs are represented in the newsletter.
GNCC does not announce contest on vacant positions and new employees are appointed on free-lance specialists' positions
On March 26th 2015 World Justice Project published Open Government Index, according to which Georgia was assessed to score 0.61 out of the maximum index of 1.
The Coalition for an Independent and Transparent Judiciary welcomes timely completion of the process of appointment of a new Chief Justice. Despite certain delays, the Parliament has still managed to complete the process according to the existing procedures and elected a new Chief Justice.
The information received from the Prosecutor’s Office of Georgia highlights that during the period of October 2012 to January 2015, 52 530 appeals/notices linked with the misconducts of public officials have been received by the Prosecutor’s Office.
IDFI and several other NGOs has already signed the petition, protesting anti-western statements of majority fraction leaders
For several years the Coalition for an Independent and Transparent Judiciary has been monitoring and analyzing the processes taking place in the court system. This time the Coalition is addressing the fact of suspension of the appointment of judges at the High Council of Justice.
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