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Public Disclosure of the Data about Phone Conversation Eavesdropping

Author Nino Tsukhishvili On 21st December, 2012 the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) officially requested from the Tbilisi, Batumi and Kutaisi City Courts and on 2nd May, 2013 from the Internal Affairs Ministry, the Prosecutor General Office and the Investigative Department of the Ministry of Finance the information, within the period of the of 1St November 2012 upon the acceptance of the letters, of the following statistics: 1. Number of solicitations about

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Organizations Exempt from the Environmental Impact Assessment (2010-2013)

According to the Law of Georgia on Environmental Impact Permit, the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) may be unrestricted the activity which needs timely decision on launching the general States interests. This procedure itself implies from the public discussions. As regulated, the decision on the application of such performing activity is made by the Special Environmental Impact Assessment Council. The Minister of Environment submits the appropriate suggestions, developed by the Council

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Policy Discussion on “Open Government Partnership” report of the Implementation of the 2012-2013 Action Plan and Vision for the Future

On October 1st, 2013 the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) organized the Policy Discussion with the initiative of the Anti- Corruption Interdepartmental Coordination Council of the Ministry of Justice under the Open Government Partnership in the Sheraton Metekhi Palace. The meeting was aimed to assess the reports on the implementation of the 2012-2013 Action plan and to discuss the vision for the 2014-2014 Action Plan Priorities. The participants, representatives

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Fines imposed by Patrol Police in 2011-2013

Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) has received public information from the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia about the total sum of the fines imposed by the Patrol Police Department for administrative offences to be paid to the state budget in the first 6 months of 2013 (January June). As it becomes clear, the total amount of fines imposed on citizens by the Patrol Police Department in the given period has amounted to 31 106 828 GEL. According to the similar in

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Ukrainian Examples of Transfer to Digital Broadcasting

On 12-18 September, 2013, the media and telecommunications expert from NNEL Institute for Development of Freedom of Information - Ucha Seturi, who is working on the project of transition of Georgia to digital terrestrial broadcasting and had published a number of studies and recommendations regarding this topic, participated in a conference held within the frameworks of the Ukrainian Media Week, invited by the Ukrainian Broadcasters Association. In his presentation the expert from IDFI presen

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The 8th International Conference of Information Commissioners (ICIC 2013)

The 8th International Conference of Information Commissioners (ICIC 2013) has taken place in Berlin from 18th to 20th September 2013. The conference was jointly hosted by the Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information, Peter Schaar, and the Berlin Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information, Dr. Alexander Dix. Ralf Wieland, Speaker of the Berlin House of Representatives, Peter Schaar, Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Inf

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Access to Public Information in the Central Public Authorities of Georgia (2011-2013)

Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) issued the final 2012- 2013 Report to introduce the transparency rating of Public Authorities in the framework of the Project Public Information Database (www.opendata.ge). We will present the Percentage chart of transparency of the Central Public Authorities. Since the implementation of the project in 2012-2013 the Central public authorities have showed more or less transparency progress we will present the comparative data analysis

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Access to Public Information in Georgia, 2012-2013

On September 12, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) with support of the Open Society Georgia Foundation (OSGF) has revealed the most accountable and the most closed public institutions based on the public information disclosure data within the 2012 July to 2013 June period. The IDFI event was attended by Mr. Bidzina Ivanishvili, Prime Minister of Georgia, Ministries, public authorities, International organizations, DipCorps, representatives of media a

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Access to Public Information in Georgia, 2012-2013

The results of the study encompass the period from July 2012 to June 2013. During the abovementioned period a total of 5625 request for public information were sent to 224 public institutions in the frameworks of the project. Out if the sent request: in 3830 the received information was complete, in 338 - incomplete, in 42 - rejected due to legal reasons, 576 were left unanswered, and in 788 cases the institutions reported that they did not have the information. The study presents the pr

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The most accountable and most closed public institutions will be named by IDFI

On 12 Septemberat 11 AM, Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI)will name the most accountable and most closed public institutions in context of the public information disclosure at the event, held at Hotel Radisson Blue Iveria. The disclosure of the public institutions have been carried out in the framework of the Project Public Information Database - www.opendata.gewith support of the Open Society Georgia Foundation. This is the second year of organizing the acknowled

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