On the 17th of November 2015, the UNESCO General Conference voted in favor of designating 28th of September as International Day for the Universal Access to Information. hopes that the given initiative will support the process of raising public awareness and will serve as a massage on the international arena supporting the need of ensuring access to information to the highest level possible.
Webinar on the topic of "Reviewing 2015, Looking to 2016: Legislative Openness and OGP" was held on November 17th. The event was sponsored by the OGP Support Unit and World Bank Group. The goal of the webinar was to provide an opportunity to discuss the Working Group's work plan for 2016 and hear ideas on what activities should be prioritized.
The aim of the article is to assess whether the critical claims about the expenditures of government on the healthcare system are valid, as well as determine if there exists any type of standard measurement, or recommendation on how much the government should spend on healthcare, considering the economic capacity of the country?
Discussions in the regulatory commission about sanctioning “R.B.G.” LTD for rebroadcasting “ORT” programs will be over on November 19th.
Summary of the case IDFI vs State Security and Crisis Management Council.
The Digital Broadcasting Agency has awarded the Institute for Freedom of Information (IDFI) for encouraging and supporting the smooth transition towards digital broadcasting in Georgia.
On November 17th the Open Government Partnership (OGP) Webinar will be held at 7 pm for 'Reviewing 2015, Looking to 2016: Legislative Openness and OGP".
On November 13th, IDFI held first presentation within the frames of project Public-Private Dialogue (PPD) Quality Tracking in Georgia. Representatives of private, public and civil sector were invited to discuss the ways of successful implementation of the project, methodology and main goals.
On November 9-10, IDFI organized a lecture “Accounting and Investments” at Tbilisi State University.
On October 6th, 2015 the Bulgarian National Assembly adopted at first reading amendments to the Access to Public Information Act (APIA). Amendments included in the draft legislation regulate issues such as proactive publication of information, establishment of an oversight body, sanctions for the failure to fulfill obligations dwelling from freedom to information legislation and etc. For the detailed information see the full text of the article.
|8 September 2019|