Statistical information casts doubts on the effectivness of current drug policy in Georgia
IDFI welcomes the amendments introduced by the draft law of Georgia on Civil Service. The draft law includes important positive changes to the system of civil service in Georgia. Nevertheless we find that additional steps should be taken in order to improve the draft law on Civil Service and guarantee that it is harmonized with best international practice. You can find our recommendations in the full text of the legal analysis.
According to the information provided by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia 3 715 Georgian citizens were arrested due to the offences committed abroad in 2010-2014. In 2013, as compared to 2010 the number of arrested people is tripled and amounts to 1 178 of Georgian citizens.
Biggest loss Georgia has suffered in 2013, when 10 soldieres have been killed and 137 damaged.
On June 18, 2015 IDFI turned six.
Forum discussed the participation of Georgia at the Open Government Reward Competition in 2015. The subject of the competition for the current year is development of state services that are considered as one of the main components of the transparency governed by OGP.
Public involvement is key to the openness, it’s one out of the five main priorities set to achieve the parliamentary openness. For this purpose IDFI held a survey between 29th of April to 19th of May. Respondents chose 3 most important recommendations out of 7, which arose as a result of research carried out in regard of Parliamentary Openness.
On the 17th of June, Meeting of the Inter-Factional Group and the Open Parliament Georgia Working Group was held. The meeting was conducted within the scopes of the project - "Supporting Parliament of Georgia Involvement in Open Government Partnership".
The paper was prepared for the conference “Central and Eastern European e-Democracy and e-Governance Days” held in Budapest on May 7-8, 2015 by representative of E-governance Institute, Eric B. Jackson
On June 12th, Iakob Gogebashvili Telavi State University, hosted a meeting in order to support the parliamentary transparency, openness and citizen participation within the scopes of the project - “Supporting Parliament of Georgia Involvement in Open Government Partnership”.