As part of the Certification Program in Fighting Corruption, the eighth module was launched on 14 July to provide trainees with information on modern whistleblowing and investigative journalism on corruption.
On July 17-19, 15 trainees participated in a two-day practical training organized by the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI). Participants explored and delved into the monitoring mechanisms of government activities.
The Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) organized training sessions “Remote Control and Communication Skills” for the staff of the Supreme Council of the Autonomous Republic of Ajara.
A workshop of the Consultative Group of the Open Governance Council of the Supreme Council of the Autonomous Republic of Ajara was held on July 15.
In the framework of the project “Assessing Georgia’s progress in 20 EaP Deliverables for 2020” IDFI summed up implementation and challenges of the Public Administration Reform.
On July 14, an online meeting was held between the Permanent Parliamentary Council on Open Governance and the Open Governance Council of the Supreme Council of the Autonomous Republic of Ajara (CSA).
On June 15, 2020 the Independent Inspector partially granted the administrative complaint of Institute for Development of Freedom of Information regarding abolishing its individual administrative-legal act and obligating the person responsible for releasing public information to provide requested information to IDFI.
On 5 July, 2020 the House Committee on Appropriations of the US Congress published the bill on allocation of finances for 2021 initiated by the State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Subcommittee.
Since the day of its establishment, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) has been working on the issue of the Soviet repressions, has published numerous studies and articles, has carried out various activities and has been cooperating with the internationally well-known universities, research institutes and centers.
As part of the research, IDFI requested public information from about 80 public institutions (Legal Entities of Public Law under the Ministries and other independent authorities) about the number of vehicles owned by them, fuel limit regulations, and fuel consumption expenditures for 2018-2019.