Russian oligarch and the alleged co-owner of Borjomi, Mikhail Fridman was arrested in London on money laundering charges. Until now, Borjomi has not publicly published information on whether Mikhail Fridman still owns a share in the company.
On November 24, 2022, IDFI and the e-Governance Academy (Estonia) held a presentation of project ideas that aim to resolve digital vulnerabilities in Georgia, prepared by several teams of non-governmental organizations.
On November 22, the Programs Director of the Institute for the Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) - Levan Avalishvili, conducted a lecture on freedom of information for the participants of the bachelor’s group within the framework of the Certification Program in Fighting Corruption.
On November 22, 2022, IDFI held a workshop - Improve Access to Open Data: Georgia’s Needs and international standards / best practices.
Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) became a local partner of the Slovakia-based independent consulting company and think-tank - Strategic Analysis.
Since July 2022 the Institute for the Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) in cooperation with the National Parliament Library of Georgia and Center of Regional Initiatives - “Bright Future” started a regional tourney during which held a presentation on the issue of repressed people a screening of the film "Cemetery of the Shot in Batumi" shot by Radio Free Georgia/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL).
Public data plays an important role in improving public welfare, modernizing the public sector, and implementing governance reforms.
On November 16, 2022, the Institute for the Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) and the research institute, Gnomon Wise, held a training on digital rights and digital literacy at the University of Georgia.
As of July 2022, there are more than 1 million (1,011,791) internet subscribers in Georgia.
On November 15, 2022, IDFI held a workshop - Improving access to public data: international standards, good practice, and Georgia.
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