On 12th of February, 2015, the Parliament of Georgia expressed readiness to join the Open Government Partnership (OGP). In particular, with the command of the Chairman of the Parliament of Georgia, Inter-Factional Working Group of Parliament was composed by the members of Parliament from majority and minority factions. The Inter-Factional Group of Parliament of Georgia aims to back implementation of the principles of Open Parliament in Georgia, the integration of the Parliament in Open Government Partnership (OGP) and the creation and commitment of Action Plan of Open Parliament of Georgia.
Joining the EU Energy Community is important for Georgia, both in economic and political terms. Firstly, joining the community would increase the country's transit opportunities, which, in addition to energy security, will bring significant economic advantages.
As in the past years HCoJ used its discretionary power to appoint judges without competition several times during the year of 2015. One of these instances occurred in August, 2015 when the decision to transfer six judges without competition to Tbilisi City Court from other district courts of Georgia was made. With the aim of looking into the process of transfer IDFI sent FOI request to HCoJ and requested various information regarding the HCoJ decision of August 4th, 2015.
According to the social economic development strategy "Georgia 2020", market is the primary driver of the development process. The ideas of the economists, arguing for the inclusive growth and for state's greater role in economy, is practically ignored in the document.
The restructuring of the railway system causes fundamental changes. Fundamental changes require fast organizational learning and effective operation in the environment, which is characterized by ambiguity and significant professional risk.
IDFI's analyst held a two-day training on E-participation in Ozurgeti
Open Government Partnership has designed and created the OGP Explorer software service that enables the OGP community of civil society, government and academia representatives and journalists to access the wealth of data the OGP has collected.
World Bank headquarters recently hosted a conference named, ‘Estonian ICT Day: Digital Solutions for Sustainable Development’.
In post communist states, including Georgia, informal, unlawful relationships are especially strong. This hinders the development of public sector and the society as a whole.
Open Government Partnership team has announced the OGP Government Champions Award. The Award is intended to showcase the ideal co-creation dynamic between the government and civil society while elaborating the National Action Plan. In addition, the award is thought to provide a high-level political visibility to the key actors who have played an immense role in upholding the OGP commitments.
|21 July 2019|