Free and fair elections are the cornerstone of democratic governance and political stability. Political competitiveness is one of the essential signs of a representative democracy, which mainly is determined by political parties’ financial.
After Georgia regained its independence, with the country on the path to democratization, Georgian politics became an arena of emotions, personal revenge, marginalization of the persona of the adversaries, and information manipulation of society. On this platform, death still plays one of the leading roles.
The Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI), with the support of the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency held a discussion on Justice System Trends and Court Statistics.
Proactive disclosure of public information is one of the most significant commitments taken by Georgia within the framework of the Open Government Partnership (OGP).
This collection includes essays written by students on current issues of personal data protection. The essay competition was announced on May 14, 2021, in which dozens of students from various higher education institutions participated.
Selection of the participants is completed for the academic program: Disinformation and Propaganda Studies: History, Theories and Ways of Debunking. The educational program is jointly organized by the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) and the University of Georgia (UG).
Understandably, the expectations from opening of the communist secret services archives are high. Society hopes that the archives will provide long awaited answers on the communist regime and its collapse, and that this step will lead to greater transparency of institutions, it will restore the justice, and pave the way for meritocratic development of the new elites.
In 2016, The OGP Local Program was launched in 2016 with the goal of spreading the values and principles of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) at the local government level.
The experience of recent years, especially the information spread a few days ago about the alleged facts of mass interception, clearly shows that covert surveillance is a systemic challenge for Georgia.
On July 1, 2021, the bill initiated by the members of the Parliament of Georgia was registered. The bill aims to enforce the Judgement of the Constitutional Court of Georgia N1/4/693,857 of June 7, 2019.
|4 December 2021|