A conspiracy theory alleging the West tries to drag Georgia into war has been actively spread lately. Kremlin-supporting groups use this period every year to spread disinformation on 2008 war, however, they became especially active this year, amid the unjustified Russian invasion in Ukraine and the start of a full-scale war.
On July 30, the Open Governance Council of the Ajara Supreme Council approved the second action plan for 2022-2024, which was developed as a result of active cooperation with the members of the Consultative Group.
One of the main determinants of the effectiveness of a bureaucratic system is the system of labor remuneration in the state sector. The largest share of bureaucratic costs falls on the salaries of public sector workers.
An article in a German-language magazine about the IDFI project - "New identity for the city of Gori" was published. The article reviews the content and significance of the project for the region.
On July 29, 2022, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) delivered a presentation regarding the issue of the repressed in Poti. Held at the municipal library, the presentation was followed by the showing of the film “The Cemetery of the Repressed”.
On July 22, 2022, IDFI and Ilia State University held the awarding ceremony and rewarded the program graduates of the Educational Certification Program.
On July 14-15, the members of the Open Governance Council of the Supreme Council of Ajara and its Consultative Group held a workshop.
On 13 July 2022, the Council of Europe’s Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) published the addendum to the Fourth Evaluation Round second compliance report for Georgia, which evaluates the progress made in implementing the outstanding recommendations since the second compliance report.
In June, 2022, IDFI became a member of the Global NPO Coalition on FATF (Financial Action Task Force). The Global NPO Coalition on FATF is a loose network of diverse nonprofit organizations (NPOs).
The researcher of disinformation and memory studies, Nino Gozalishvili, presented her report: “Disinformation and Democracy: Challenges in the Context of Transitional Democracy” for the students of three Georgian universities in the summer school: Territorial Challenges and Opportunities for Multicultural Democracies” which was organized by the University of Lausanne, Switzerland.
|10 November 2021|