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.
On March 24, 2016 participants of the competition, announced by Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) and the ltd. DEVEL, were awarded.
Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum Georgian National Platform condemns terrorist attacks in the Brussels International Airport and in the metro station on Tuesday, March 22 and expresses deep condolences to the families of the victims.
On the 27th of October an amendment was made to the Georgian legislation, which highlights that public access will be restricted to the asset declarations of those high-ranking public officials the position of which has been classified as secret information according to the Law on State Secrecy.
On March 13, 2016 the video footage of Georgian politician's private life was uploaded on social network YouTube. The recorder and the distributor of the video footage is unknown, since the Prosecutor's Office is still investigating the matter.
On April 16, 2015, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) sent a freedom of information letter to the Georgian Revenue Service requesting information on whether the Revenue Service had conducted inspections of Free Industrial Zones (FIZ) in the country. IDFI also requested the reports or protocols prepared by the Revenue Service as a result of these inspections.
|6 February 2019|