The Open Government Partnership (OGP) was initiated during a period when the need to improve government transparency and openness in addition to enhancing anti-corruption reforms and public engagement was getting stronger.
Beginning with November 9, 2020, a curfew was enacted in 7 major cities of Georgia. This decision by the Government of Georgia was met with sharp political and judicial criticism.
On November 15, 1944, began the implementation of Order №001176 of the People’s Commissariat for Internal Affairs (НКВД). The Order entailed the forced resettlement of the ethnic and religious groups of “Turks, Kurds, and Hemshins (Muslim Armenians) living on the territory of the Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic”.
On 10 November, it became known that on 17-18 November, the US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo would visit Georgia. Since then, lots of opinions regarding the objectives of his visit have been expressed.
The LEPL Public Service Development Agency (Agency) has drafted Policy Document and Action Plan on public service development, delivery, quality assurance and evaluation, which are planned to be submitted for approval to the Government in December 2020.
On November 12-13, 2020, IDFI conducted an online training on Transparency, Accountability and Integrity for the employees of the Senaki City Hall and legal entities owned or managed by the City Hall.
In this report, IDFI discussed the memory politics of independent Georgia since 1991, achievements and challenges in the three basic directions – legal dimension, institutional dimension and memorial dimension. Based on the report, it can be argued that there are challenges in the three directions.
Independence of the institutions fighting corruption is one of the most important standards that ensures effective fight against corruption, accountability, high degree of transparency and, therefore, high level of public trust.
Georgia signed the European Convention on April 27, 1999, which entered into force on May 20, 1999. The European Court of Human Rights heard a total of 104 cases against Georgia in 1999-2019. As of July 2020, Georgia has 545 pending cases
The Open Government Partnership (OGP) is one of the world's leading international initiatives aiming to increase the accountability of government agencies in the Member States, to raise standards of openness and transparency, and to strengthen citizen involvement in decision-making processes.
|20 September 2020|