Convergence of UN Sustainable Development and Open Government Partnership Objectives - article by IDFI Director Giorgi Kldiashvili.
In 2015 the Quality of Government Institute at the University of Gothenburg published an Expert Survey Report II. The report assesses the design and the administration of bureaucracy as of 2014 in 159 countries, including Georgia.
Open Government Partnership (OGP) will hold the final stage of interviews for 16 semi-finalists competing for the membership of the OGP Steering Committee. The semi-finals of this international competition have shortlisted 16 candidates out of 47, including the director of the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) Giorgi Kldiashvili.
Short reviews of IDFI's activities, with useful links and other materials are provided in the IDFI's March Newsletter.
Russian channels NTV and ORT are the most watched among all foreign television channels in Georgia.
Open Government Partnership (OGP) has published a blog which outlines 10 principal criteria for developing an effective OGP national action plan. Third wave of the OGP action plans is kicking off from May and according to OGP, an action plan based on the criteria listed below will ensure its relevance to the OGP values and principles, thus, will ensure openness, transparency and accountability of the governmental sector, and encourage civic engagement in decision making process
Chairman of Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum Georgian National Platform and the member organizations of the Platform’s Coordination Council sent a letter to the President of European People’s Party Hon. Mr. Joseph Daul requesting support in timely consideration and decision on granting to Georgian citizens a visa free travel right to the Schengen area.
Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) took part in public discussions on the Open Government Partnership (OGP) 2016-2017 Action Plan. The discussions were held in Telavi, Sagarejo, and Kachreti.
On March 25, the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia (MRDI) and the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) hold the first working group meeting within the framework of Developing Transparency and Integrity Framework for the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia the project.
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