Now more than ever, Georgia’s international partners should stand united in support of democracy and fundamental freedoms in the country. We urge you to continue your close engagement with Georgia’s leadership and speak publicly against democratic setbacks, and work with Georgia’s civil society to ensure the country’s progress on the path to the Euro-Atlantic integration.
After the onset of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, the world, including Georgia, began to fight to save the health and lives of its citizens on the one hand, and the country's economy on the other.
Constitutional democracy and the rule of law in Georgia face many challenges. Trust towards independent constitutional institutions and the judiciary is significantly low. An issue to be considered is the refusal of opposition parties to enter Parliament.
In disinformation studies direction, IDFI has been extending its scope of acting as well as its international network. In this context, Memorandum of Cooperation was signed between the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information(IDFI) and Transitions Online (TOL) on July 8, 2021.
On July 5-9, 2021, the Institute for the Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) hosted a delegation from Central Asian countries, particularly, from Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan.
On 12 July 2021, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) and the Social Justice Center presented the study “Independent Investigative Mechanism in Georgia - Achievements and Existing Challenges”.
Establishment of an independent investigative mechanism to ensure an independent, impartial and efficient investigation of crimes committed by law enforcement officials was an important step forward.
On 6 July 2021, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI), with the support of the European Union, held an online workshop on the Covid-19 pandemic-related public procurements.
The Supreme Court of Georgia prepares a registry of covert investigative actions. The registry holds statistics on covert investigative activities, in particular, on the motions for carrying out covert investigative actions submitted to the court and the court rulings on them.
On 30 June, the representatives of the Czech non-governmental organization, Posy Bellum held an online training for the representatives of the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI).
|30 January 2019|