IDFI continues raising awareness about the PPD Quality Tracking Mechanism in municipalities. This time, the representatives of IDFI and the USAID Economic Governance Program conducted an info session with the representatives of Rustavi City Council and City Hall.
As a result of the invasion of Ukraine on February 24, 2022, the Russian Federation came under significant international sanctions.
On February 9, 2022, Polish Institute of National Remembrance (IPN) completed the process of exhumation in Adjara and the mass grave №6 of the victims of the Great Terror of 1937-1938.
On November 4, 2022, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) held the concluding event of the project and the report "Media Access to Public Information: Legislation v. Reality" presentation, as well as a discussion on practical problems of access to public information.
It was revealed during the course of the project that there are practical-normative problems of a systemic nature in terms of obtaining information on issues of interest to the media.
Tbilisi City Court sentenced Nika Gvaramia to imprisonment on May 16, 2022. On November 2, 2022, the Tbilisi Court of Appeals upheld the decision regarding Nika Gvaramia’s imprisonment.
IDFI believes that the legislative package fails to respond to the EU recommendation regarding the strengthening of the fight against corruption, especially high-level corruption.
Nowadays Russia actively uses its economic, financial, political and information leverage; wages information war and carries on propaganda to get our country back in its orbit.
On October 25, the representatives of IDFI and the USAID Economic Governance Program met with the members of the Gori Municipal Council and Gori City Hall in the city of Gori.
The term of office of the current Public Defender, Nino Lomjaria, expires on December 8, 2022. According to the 12th priority defined by the European Union, Georgia must “ensure that an independent person is given preference in the process of nominating a new Public Defender (Ombudsperson) and that this process is conducted in a transparent manner”.
|19 April 2019|