On October 4-7, 2022, IDFI and the e-Governance Academy (Estonia) held 1.5-day interactive masterclasses for civil society organisations (CSOs) and public institutions, to collaborate and design proposals to address the challenges digitally vulnerable citizens are encountering in Georgia.
After Russia's invasion in Ukraine, one of the most important challenges for Georgia has been the influx of Russian citizens into the country. IDFI periodically studies and publishes various statistical data related to the border crossing and granting of Russian citizenship in Georgia.
On October 3, the 2022-2023 academic year began for the participants of the master's course of the Certification Program in Fighting Corruption. 25 participants selected for the master's degree program, together with 13 students of Ilia State University, will attend subjects including "Management of Anti-corruption Policy in Public and Private Institutions" and "Fighting Corruption - International Actors, Anti-corruption Platforms" for one year.
On September 29-30, 2022, the Institute for the Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) in cooperation with the National Parliament Library of Georgia held a presentation on the issue of repressed people in Kaspi, Borjomi, and Gori and a screening of the film "Cemetery of the Shot in Batumi" shot by Radio Free Georgia/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL).
Within the project “DRIVE: Digital Research and Impact for Vulnerable E-citizens Project”, experts from eGA and the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) (Georgia) compiled a report on digital vulnerability to help public authorities and civil society organisations prevent the digital divide.
Each year on September 28th, the International Day for Universal Access to Information is observed.
On September 27, the 2022-2023 academic year began for the bachelor’s degree participants of the Certification Program in Fighting Corruption. 23 participants selected at the bachelor level, along with 25 students of Ilia State University, will attend subjects such as Good Governance and Corruption and Public Policy and Corruption for one year.
On September 26, 2022, an introductory meeting and the first lecture of the 2022-2023 training program planned in cooperation with the Institute for the Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) and the University of Georgia (UG) - "Disinformation and Propaganda Research: History, Theories and Means of Debunking" - 2022-2023 were held.
“The Institute for Development of Freedom of Information” (IDFI) is represented in four working groups established in order to implement the European Commission’s recommendations.
September 20-21, 2022, Guria region – Representatives of the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) held a training for the members of the Gender Equality Council in three self-governing units of the Guria region - Chokhatauri, Lanchkhuti and Ozurgeti municipalities within the framework of the Global Goals Week.
|2 January 2023|