During 8 months of the project Public Information Database-www.opendata.ge IDFI has addressed public authorities with the total of 2193 requests, 1325 of which have been replied completely. Out of 2193 requests sent by the Institute 337 have been left unanswered, 168 have been answered incompletely, there were 18 cases of refusal and in the rest 345 cases the public authorities stated that they either did not have the requested information, or had not carried out the specific action (e.g. pro
This document comprises IDFI's views concerning Regulation of the competition policy through the process of digital switchover in Georgia as well as concerns to Georgia’s international obligation - guaranteeing every citizen with free or low-cost access to the digital broadcasting.
This document comprises IDFI’s views of fulfilling Georgia’s international obligation, that concerns to guaranteeing every citizen with free or low-cost access to the digital broadcasting.
Despite high public interest, the amounts transferred each year to the state budget through the use of plea bargaining agreements were unknown until now. IDFI publishes the information about the amounts transferred to the state budget for the first time. IDFI became interested in the amounts transferred to the state budget through the use of plea bargaining agreements. In particular, with the following information: 1. Information about the amount transferred to the state bu
In the practice of IDFI the Administration of the President of Georgia tends to leave the public information requests unanswered. In 2012-2013 IDFI appealed two times against the requests left unanswered by the Administration. It seems, that the tendency continues in 2013 as well and IDFI also continues to appeal against it. On February 11, 2013 IDFI addressed the Administration of the President of Georgia with the request on the following issues: Number of the employe
Author: Nino Tsukhishvili IDFI Legal Expert/ Recipient of the Open Society Human Rights Internship 2013 The effective remuneration system of civil servants is an important precondition in the process of establishing transparent and accountable civil service, which requires preparing a common state policy of civil servants remuneration and adopting detailed regulations by law. Analysis of international practice shows that states will pay much attention to civil serv
Date: 13 March, 2013 Author: Nino Tsukhishvili IDFI Legal Expert/ Recipient of the Open Society Human Rights Internship 2013 Remuneration System of Civil Servants in Georgia (Comparative analysis Germany, Great Britain, Finland, Latvia) The effective remuneration system of civil servants is an important precondition in the process of establishing transparent and accountable civil service, which requires preparing a common state policy of civil servants remuneration and a
Author: Ucha Seturi Editor: Giorgi Kldiashvili References and beneficiaries of a state policy aimed at subsidizing Georgias transition to digital broadcasting A state assistance policy related to digital broadcasting switchover implies measures taken in the following two main directions: towardsend users, who are in need of a state assistance both because of the social and physical conditions (financing special and other appliances that are adapted to their needs, information supp
On March 7th of the current year, the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development presented the landmarks of the policy of Georgia transferring to digital terrestrial broadcasting and the vision of the issue to the Prime Minister of Georgia. The meeting was attended by the representatives of ministries, broadcasters and NGOs. Ucha Seturi, and expert of IDFI who leads the subgroup working on social issues of the Council for Transition to Digital Terrestrial Broadcasting created in the
Author: Nino Tsukhishvili International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, which was adopted on December 16, 1966 by the United Nations General Assembly, guarantees the right of access to public information in all States parties. Georgia ratified the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights on May 3, 1994 and took obligations under the Covenant, including providing the right of access to public information. The implementation of the Covenant by States parties is
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