On 2nd of March, civil society organization submitted complaint letter to the OGP for for suppression the civil society organizations in Azerbaijan. The letter was based on the OGP’s Response Policy that aims to “assist a country in question to overcome difficulties and to help re-establish an environment for government and civil society collaboration, safeguard the Open Government Declaration and mitigate reputational risks to OGP”.
Head of Media and Telecommunications Department of IDFI, Ucha Seturi presented about Internet Speed Testing Issues and Challenges of small ISPs.
On September 12th 2015 a new law on Transparency of the Use of Public Funds will enter into force in Ukraine. According to the new legislation recipients of funds from state and local budgets, state- and communal-owned enterprises and obligatory social insurance funds will be obliged to publicize detailed information on the use of public funds on quarterly basis.
Meeting was headed by the Chairman of IDFI, Levan Avalishvili. Representatives of Non-Governmental and International Organizations presented their recommendations, which should be considered during the working process on Open Parliament Georgia Action Plan.
IDFI recently presented the study “ Russian capital in Georgian Business”, that represents those Georgian companies that are owned by Russian citizens.
During 2009-2015 period russian occupational armed forces detained 2 117 Georgian citizens for illegally crossing the border.
On May 14th, Akaki Tsereteli 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”.
As it has been revealed, the major part of the information which has been subject to dispute between IDFI and MoF at different instances of courts for one year now, was included in the financial check report of State Audit Office (SAO). The Inconsistencies highlighted in the report confirmed the suspicion of IDFI that the reluctance of the Ministry to disclose the data was motivated by the aim of keeping the information on the inadequacies secret.
Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) and International Black Sea University signed a memorandum on March 13, 2015.
Participants of the meeting discussed the importance of access of the ethnical minorities to the webpage and to the documents of the Parliament of Georgia
|31 January 2019|