On January 21st, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) organized the lecture “Georgia 2020 – Regulating Competition in Telecommunication Field” at Samtskhe-Javakheti State University.
One of the main goals of the ongoing economic transformation undertaken by the government of Georgia is to develop a modern, inclusive, liberal economy in Georgia, which will be competitive in the global economic system. Pension system reform is an integral part of this transformation, due to its prominent financial and social importance.
On the 22nd of December, 2015 amendments were made to the Decree of the Government of Georgia regulating fees, payment rules and terms of service for the rendered services of the National Archives of Georgia. According to the amendment, fees will be removed for the services of providing researchers with electronic copies of the documents kept at the archive. The changes in the secondary legislation concern documents from the collections of IX-XIII and XIX-XXI centuries.
Statistical information on the number of Georgian citizens detained by Russian Occupational Troops in 2015.
The Guidebook is based on the practice of requests of public information of the Institute. Based on the specific examples the work describes the present situation in Georgia and gives the reader full comprehension of the existing practice of accessibility of public information.
Think Tank Funding aims to support and strengthen research organizations, which work on policy papers, suggest their recommendations to government, have significant impact on the developing events and positively affect on the level of openness in the country.
IDFI appealed to Tbilisi City Council and asked to prepare memorial boards to immortalize members of Military Center
According to the research of IDFI, number of Open Data published on Open Data Portal (117 Open Data) does not comply with existing resources in terms of Open Data of Public Institutions.
On January 15th, IDFI presented its research "Access to Public Information in Georgia" at Tbilisi Courtyard Marriott. The research was conducted within the scopes of the project "Open Data: Sources for Changes and Innovations" which IDFI was implementing from September 1st to January 30th, with the financial assistance of the USAID's project - Good Governance Initiative in Georgia (GGI).
Based on the open data published on the Georgian government portal data.gov.ge IDFI has created special web-applications - currency exchange offices in Georgia and registry of notary bureaus in Georgia.
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