The Institute for the Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) held three days of training sessions in Kutaisi, Ozurgeti, and Zugdidi from June 21 to 23 on practical methods and techniques for monitoring government activities.
On June 22-23, 2023, the 9th annual conference of the Caucasus Research Resource Center (CRRC) - "New Frontiers: The South Caucasus Amidst New Challenges" was held.
On June 14, 2023, the Parliament of Georgia successfully adopted the new legislation "On Personal Data Protection" in the third reading, which substantially changed existing regulations concerning the processing of personal data and expanded the grounds for data processing.
A lack of political will is causing recent setbacks in the fight against corruption.
The Venice Commission called on Georgian authorities to relinquish the personalized approach to fight against oligarchic influences - a special law.
On June 7-9, 2023, the conference "Ambivalences of the Soviet" was held as part of the cooperation between the Germany/Austria-based research network "Ambivalences of the Soviet: Diaspora Nationalities between Collective Experiences of Discrimination and Individual Normalization, 1953-2023" and Ilia State University.
Transparency and accountability of state bodies is a constituent part of democratic governance, in turn, freedom of information is one of its most important elements.
On June 6, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) held a presentation of the study - "Russian Capital and Russian Connections in Georgian Business" within the framework of the conference organized by the "Information Integrity Coalition" and presented the main findings of the study.
Russian capital and Russian connections in Georgian business
On May 26, 2023, the President of Georgia, Salome Zurabishvili, announced the initiative to award the title of National Hero of Georgia to the members of the "Military Center of Georgia" who were shot in 1923.
|13 May 2021|