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.
On June 20, National Security Council of Georgia and Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) signed the memorandum of understanding.
Appeal of the OGP Forum Member Organizations to the Chairman of the Supreme Court of Georgia
Open Tender for Selecting Commercial Broadcasting Multiplex Operators – The Most Important Challenge of the Transitive Stage to Digital Broadcasting in Georgia
The tender conditions established by the Georgian National Communication Commission (GNCC), contain certain risks in terms of violation of freedom of expression and media pluralism in Georgia. The regulations under the scope of the competition conditions might prevent proper development of the broadcasting market; hinder the qualitative and quantitative rise of the production of broadcasting content in Georgia.
On June 7th, 2014, Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) and Free Press Unlimited held Internet Freedom Meeting. The Meeting has presented the main findings of the monitoring in the three countries during 2013 – 2014 and gave perspectives on further development.
On June 6, hotel “Vere Palace” hosted the OGP forum meeting, held within the frames of the Anti-Corruption Council. The meeting was attended by the representatives of government, parliament and NGO sector. Meeting aimed at discussing the commitments taken under the 2014-15 action plan according to the recommendations, elaborated by the NGOs and comments, provided by the steering committee of OGP.
On June 5, Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) in cooperation with the Tax Payers Union (TPU) conducted the round table discussion about the financial-legislative regulations of state-owned enterprises and the policy towards SOEs in Baltic States
|24 January 2019|