World parliaments are seeking new ways in achieving openness, transparency and accountability. A day ahead of the Global Open Government Partnership (OGP) Summit in Georgia, the Parliament of Georgia hosted a high level international discussion on legislative openness.
Open Government Partnership (OGP) was launched on September 20, 2011, at the sidelines of the UN General Assembly. As of today, it is composed of 76 member countries. OGP is a multilateral international initiative that aims to secure specific commitments from governments to promote transparency, empower citizen participation in the decision-making processes, fight corruption, secure effectiveness and accountability of governments and harness new technologies to strengthen open governance.
Georgia joined the Open Government Partnership in 2011 and since then developed three National Action Plans that included important commitments related to the fight against corruption and increasing of transparency, quality of public Service delivery and citizen engagement.
Working Group on Sustainable Energy and Environmental Protection of the #SDGs Council Georgia assessed the implementation results of Goals 7, 11, 12, 13, 14 and 15.
On June 28th, 2018 European Court of Human Rights ruled on the case of M.L. and W.W. v. Germany and set the balance between the right to respect one’s private and family life protected by article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights and freedom of expression protected by article 10 of the Convention.
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|27 January 2019|