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.
In September 2015, the UN General Assembly adopted Resolution A/RES/70/1 "Transforming our world: 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development", which entered into force in October of the same year.
Due to the universal nature of Sustainable Development Goals, they need to be adapted to the local context and specific needs, enabling their implementation to have a real, actionable impact on the local population.
Access to public information is one of the main mechanisms to conduct public control over state government in a legal and democratic state and to improve open and effective governance.
On May 30, 2022, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) published a report on the assessment of the corruption environment in Georgia.
On July 1, 2022, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information held an online presentation of the regional results of the Global Data Barometer (GDB).
On June 30, 2022, a webinar was held as part of “DRIVE: Digital Research and Impact for Vulnerable E-citizens”, a joint project of the Institute for the Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) and the eGovernance Academy (eGA).
On June 24-25, 2022, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI), with the support of the Open Society Foundation (OSF), held a two-day workshop with teachers from schools in the Imereti region, namely the cities of Kutaisi, Tkibuli, Vani, Samtredia, and Zestaponi.
The war in August 2008 had the painful consequences for Georgia: 130,000 people were forced to flee their homes during the war.
On June 15, 2022, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information held panel discussions on "Enhancing Legislative Framework and practices for access to public information in Georgia."
|23 January 2022|