With the active participation of IDFI and financial support of USAID GGI, Tbilisi City Hall elaborated and approved the concept of an open data portal, based on which the portal will be launched. Along with the concept, a detailed technical description of the portal was prepared.
The Budget Code of Georgia allows the establishment of Contingency Funds of the Government of Georgia and the President of Georgia in the state budget. However, from 2019, the state budget no longer allocates assets for the Contingency Fund of the President of Georgia, and the financial resources provided for the Contingency Funds will be fully directed to the Government of Georgia.
On July 20, 2021, the Secretariat of the Interagency Coordinating Council for Public Administration Reform (PAR) presented the Annual Report on the Implementation of the Public Administration Reform Action Plan 2019-2020 prepared by the Secretariat of the Council and the report on the implementation of the PAR Roadmap prepared by an independent expert.
The Open Governance Council of the Supreme Council of Ajara and its Consultative Group worked on fulfilling the 6th Commitment of the Open Governance Action Plan for 2020-2021, which deals with the adaptation of the webpage of the Supreme Council for people with special needs. This commitment includes the development of accessibility concept.
The Open Governance Council of the Supreme Council of Ajara and its Consultative Group continue implementation of the Open Governance Action Plan for 2020-2021.
On July 6, based on almost a year and a half of working process, the Open Parliament Georgia Action Plan for 2021-2022 was approved at the sitting of the Bureau of the Parliament of Georgia.
On July 19th the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) together with the Georgian Young Lawyers’ Association (GYLA) presented the final reports of the alternative monitoring of the 2019 – 2020 PAR action plan implementation. results of the alternative monitoring reports on the implementation of Public Administration Reform (PAR) Action Plan for 2019 – 2020.
On July 19th the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) together with the Georgian Young Lawyers’ Association (GYLA) presented the reports of the interim alternative monitoring (second half of 2020) of the 2019 – 2020 PAR action plan implementation.
On July 20, 2021, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) with support from the European Union (EU) held an online workshop on effective civilian control of the Covid-19 pandemic.
After the onset of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, the world, including Georgia, began to fight to save the health and lives of its citizens on the one hand, and the country's economy on the other.