Millions of people have been trying to mobilize humanitarian aid after the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The role of civil society was incremental in this process.
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.
The Institute for Development of the Freedom of Information, with the support of the USAID Economic Governance Program, is implementing the project "Promoting PPD in Georgia through Monitoring and Awareness-Raising".
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.
|21 May 2021|