International Summer School ENPI beyond 2013 in South Caucasus Region: Challenges in Good Governance was officially opened today, August 25 at Tbilisi State University.
Tbilisi State University, University of Tartu and The Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) are glad to announce international Summer School, financed by the Government of Estonia: ENPI beyond 2013 in South Caucasus region: challenges in good governance.
Institute for development of freedom of Information provides divers public information received from Self-governmental authorities of Georgia. Information received to IDFI is now accessible on www.opendata.ge
Economic council meeting was held in the government administration with the guidance of Prime Minister on August 12th. In terms of the meeting the members of the council discussed the implemented as well as planned activities in terms of development of electronic governance in Georgia.
With the Decree of the Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili regulation of salary supplements of the head and other officials of the Chancellery has been defined.
Various public informations received from local authorities of Guria are now accessible on opendata.ge. Provided information concerns various expenses of the local authorities, the list of vehicles on balance and replaced ones 2013 audit acts (internal, external, state and non-state) and the list of actions carried out for improving breaches and faults revealed by controlling agencies; diplomas of higher education of heads and deputy heads of Municipal boards and Municipal councils as well as electronic business-related correspondence.
IDFI has prepared a newsletter summarizing organization's activities in July. Short reviews of research and posts, published on IDFI's website or blogs are represented in the newsletter.
Institute for Development Freedom of Information (IDFI) held a round table on topic “Migration of the local broadcasters to the digital broadcasting platform – Challenges and issues connected to the process”; the round table was organized in frames of the project “Supporting and Monitoring of the Transition to Digital Terrestrial Broadcasting in Georgia”, on August 7th, 2014, at “Frontline Club”.
In March, 2014 IDFI published analysis of disclosing the statistical data on surveillance on example of various public institutions. In the mentioned article we noted that in response to the request submitted by IDFI in February, concerning various statistical data on surveillance conducted in 2012-2014.
This year, for the first time after 2011 OGP steering committee was elected by the member states. 11 states had been competing for 8 seats, including Georgia. The results of the elections, which took place on July 30, had been declared on August 4. USA, Brazil, UK, Philippines and Tanzania got re-elected, while Georgia, Croatia and France joined the committee for the first time.
|6 February 2019|