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."
From 7th to 9th June 2022 EU Global Facility Initiative Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Terrorist Financing (AML/CFT Global Facility) organized a regional event in Tbilisi.
The complex social-economic developments, political tensions, and the Covid-19 pandemic have all significantly affected the civil society organisation (CSO)
environment in Georgia.
Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) has been monitoring access to public information in Georgia since 2010. IDFI's systematic monitoring has made a significant contribution in identifying key trends and problems in access to public information, implementation of effective public control mechanisms, and development of public sector accountability and open governance.
On May 16, members of the Open Governance Council of the Supreme Council of Ajara and its Consultative group held a workshop. Members of the Supreme Council and representatives of civil society organizations attended workshop.
On April 28, 2022, IDFI held an international hybrid conference – Digital Transformation of Georgia: Steps Towards European Integration.
Another training envisaged by the Concept of the Ajara Supreme Council (SCA) Citizen Engagement Center was conducted for the staff of SCA.
The Global Data Barometer (GDB) is an international study that examines the importance and benefits of data for the public good, and is based on the Open Data Barometer methodology.
In May, 2022, the results of the first edition of Global Data Barometer (GDB), examining the importance and benefits of data for the public good, and being based on the Open Data Barometer methodology, were released. The GDB evaluates and scores 108 countries according to a unified methodology, based on various modules and indicators.
The Data for Development Network (D4D.net) and ILDA have launched the results of the First Edition of the Global Data Barometer (GDB) at a virtual event on May 11th, 2022.