Access Info Europe, Open Society European Policy Institute and Publish What You Fund prepared a letter calling on Members of the European Parliament to take action so that the European Union institutions join the Open Government Partnership. The letter is open for sign-ons from civil society organisations across Europe and beyond Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) has joined the call.
On July 2014 OpeningParliament.org added IDFI to the list of organizations supporting parliamentary openness declaration.
A trial version of a new web-page of Tbilisi municipality – www.tbilisi.gov.ge was launched on July 22. The concept of the portal of Tbilisi was prepared by IDFI
On July 17th, the Bureau of the Parliament of Georgia adopted the Open Parliament Georgia Action Plan.
On July the 10th, 2015, Inter-Factional Group of the Parliament of Georgia adopted the Open Parliament Georgia Action Plan. The main purpose of the Action Plan is to ensure the openness of the Parliament in accordance to the principles of Open Governance Partnership (OGP) and Declaration on Parliamentary Openness, transparency of the information provided by the Parliament and to support the increase of citizen’s engagement in parliamentary activities and in the legislative process.
On July 10th action plan of open parliament has been adopted. The plan envisages 18 obligations in terms of Parliamentary openness
On the 6th of July, Meeting of the Inter-Factional Group and the Open Parliament Georgia Working Group was held. The meeting was conducted within the scopes of the project - “Supporting Parliament of Georgia Involvement in Open Government Partnership”.
On the 17th of June, Meeting of the Inter-Factional Group and the Open Parliament Georgia Working Group was held. The meeting was conducted within the scopes of the project - "Supporting Parliament of Georgia Involvement in Open Government Partnership".
Public involvement is key to the openness, it’s one out of the five main priorities set to achieve the parliamentary openness. For this purpose IDFI held a survey between 29th of April to 19th of May. Respondents chose 3 most important recommendations out of 7, which arose as a result of research carried out in regard of Parliamentary Openness.
Forum discussed the participation of Georgia at the Open Government Reward Competition in 2015. The subject of the competition for the current year is development of state services that are considered as one of the main components of the transparency governed by OGP.