Open Government Partnership

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Call on EU to join OGP

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.

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IDFI is recognized as a supporting organization for the Declaration on Parliamentary Openness

On July 2014 OpeningParliament.org added IDFI to the list of organizations supporting parliamentary openness declaration.  

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A new Portal of Tbilisi City Hall - the Move towards Transparent and Open Government

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

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The Bureau of the Parliament of Georgia Adopted the Open Parliament Georgia Action Plan

On July 17th, the Bureau of the Parliament of Georgia adopted the Open Parliament Georgia Action Plan.

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Parliament of Georgia has finalized working on 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. 

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The Inter-Factional Group approved the Open Parliament Georgia Action Plan

On July 10th action plan of open parliament has been adopted. The plan envisages 18 obligations in terms of Parliamentary openness

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The final version of the Open Parliament Georgia Action Plan was agreed between the Inter-Factional Group of the Parliament of Georgia and the Open Parliament Georgia Working Group

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”.

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Meeting of the Inter-Fractional Group and the Open Parliament Georgia Working Group

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".

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Strengthening the role of the society in the process of drafting the Open Parliament Action Plan

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.

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The Voice of a Customer - Open Government Partnership Reward Competition

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.