Open Government Partnership Steering Committee is comprised of the representatives of the governments and civil society, who are working in close coordination with the aim of preserving the high standards of OGP and long-term sustainable development. This year, for the first time after 2011, OGP steering committee will be elected through voting among the member states. Georgia is one of those 11 countries, seeking the Steering Committee membership.
On February 11, 2014 IDFI addressed to the Penitentiary Department of the Ministry of Corrections of Georgia with the requests of various information, including the information about the bonuses and surpluses of high officials in 2013. Department failed to respond to this request
Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) participated in employment forum, organized by Ilia State University and introduced its aims and new vacancy.
Development and effective usage of modern technologies is important for economic growth of any country. Document “Global Information Technology Report 2014”, released by World Economic Forum
Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) offers database of FOI officers in charge of ensuring access to information and proactive disclosure of information in various public institutions.
A new public service reform concept, which was developed with IDFI’s active involvement, has been presented.
National Security Council has developed regulations for proactive disclosure of public information. Institution for Development of Freedom of Information has made significant commitment to the very process.
IIDFI encouraged the broadcasters to get united and engage in the process of negotiations with integrators; the organization also announced the date of the meeting that will address to discussing affordable technical solutions with integrators.
Today the EU-Georgia Association Agreement was signed. The negotiations between the parties on the text of the agreement had been under way for three years. Nevertheless, the agreement will obviously not come into force straight after the signature
In April 2014 amendments were made to the legislation regulating the whistle blower protection issues in Georgia. Number of the recommendations that IDFI had been advocating for already in February this year were taken into consideration. Nevertheless many important topics are still left out of the legislation.
|21 January 2019|