Open Government

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IDFI Hosted the Delegation from Sierra Leone

On 18 September 2019, Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) hosted the delegation from Sierra Leone, consisting of: Hon. Paran Umar Tarawally - Clerk at the Parliament of Sierra Leone; Marcella E. Samba-Sesay - Executive Director at the Campaign for Good Governance; and Alusine Diamond-Suma - Programme Coordinator at the Westminster Foundation for Democracy. 

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Communications Strategy & Action Plan of Open Governance Permanent Parliamentary Council: 2019-2020

Preparation of this strategy and the action plan is one of the commitments taken under the third Open Parliament Action Plan (2018-2019). It aims to define communication of the Council and other Members of the Parliament with the society in 2019-2020. The Council, with active participation from the Department of Public Relations and Information, is responsible for the implementation of the Strategy and the Action Plan.

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Social Media Strategy of the Parliament of Georgia: 2019-2020

The Strategy analyses current situation, discusses the challenges facing the Parliament and offers ways to overcome those challenges through various means.  


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Quizzing Georgia’s Youth on Parliamentary Democracy

Parliament Speaker, Irakli Kobakhidze;Head of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Georgia, Louisa Vinton; and Deputy Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Georgia, Carlo Natale, presented awards to the winners of “What? Where? When?” -- a quiz designed to test young people’s knowledge about the Parliament and its role in Georgian democracy.

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Parliamentary Openness Under Georgian Media Spotlight

Over 20 journalists from leading Georgian media organizations met with members of the Permanent Parliamentary Council on Open Governance and its Consultative Group on March 16, 2019 to learn more about the openness related achievements of the Parliament of Georgia.

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The Permanent Parliamentary Council on Open Governance and its Consultative Group are Discussing 2018-2019 Open Parliament Action Plan & Parliament’s Strategy on SDGs

Open Parliament and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were the focus of a three-day discussion on 14-15 March 2019 organised by the Georgia’s Permanent Parliamentary Council on Open Governance and its Consultative Group with the assistance from the European Union (EU), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI).

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Meeting with Private Sector Representatives

Members of the Working Group on Strengthening Efficiency and Transparency and Promoting Innovative Technologies under the Permanent Parliamentary Council on Open Governance met with private sector representatives.

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Council and its Consultative Group Members Discussed Implementation of the Commitments under the 3rd OPAP

Permanent Parliamentary Council on Open Governance and its Consultative Group discussed the implementation of the commitments under the third Open Parliament Action PlanThe meeting was held with support from the European Union (EU) and UNDP Georgia in cooperation with IDFI.

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Tbilisi City Hall Approves Its Second OGP Action Plan (2018-2020)

On October 2, 2018, Tbilisi City Hall approved the Open Government Partnership (OGP) Action Plan for 2018-2020. This is the second action plan approved by Tbilisi under the OGP sub-national pilot program, which includes 14 other cities around the world.

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Parliamentary Openness in Georgia - Key Achievements (2015-2018)

Georgia was one of the first countries to join the OGP in September 2011. Since then, the country implemented a number of reforms including in the legislative openness.