Open Government

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The National Action Plan for public review in Akhaltsikhe

Public discussion of Georgia’s 2016-2017 Open Government Partnership (OGP) Action Plan was held in Akhaltsikhe. The event was organized by the Center for Civic Engagement and the Analytical Department of the Ministry of Justice.

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Parliamentary Council and Consultative Group Discussed Amendments to the Parliamentary Rules of Procedure

The meeting of the Permanent Parliamentary Council on Open and Transparent Governance and the Consultative Group was held on May 5. At the meeting amendments to the Parliamentary Rules of Procedure required for implementation of the Open Parliament Georgia Action Plan (2015-2016) were disucussed. Members of the Parliamentary Council and Consultative Group as well as the representatives of the Parliament of Georgia, Non-Governmental and International Organizations attended the meeting. 

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Concept for Publishing Documents on Parliament Website in Easy-to-use Formats

The Georgian Parliament’s Permanent Council on Open and Transparent Governance adopted a Concept aimed at promoting the implementation of commitment 3.1. of the Open Parliament Georgia Action Plan. The commitment involves publishing documents on the Parliament website in easy-to-use formats.

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OGP Georgia Action Plan for 2014-2015: Completed and Unfulfilled Commitments - Media Coverage

The Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) recently examined the completed and unfulfilled commitments under Georgia’s second Open Government Partnership Action Plan.

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OGP Georgia Action Plan for 2014-2015 – Completed and Unfulfilled Commitments

Georgia has recently started working on its third Open Government Action Plan, while it has yet to complete the main commitments of the second one. The study presents the reasons why second Action Plan commitments were not met, possible consequences and recommendations to be considered in the future.

 

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Parliamentary Council and Consultative Group Discussed Amendments to the Parliamentary Rules of Procedure

The meeting of the Permanent Parliamentary Council on Open and Transparent Governance and the Consultative Group was held on April 20. At the meeting amendments to the Parliamentary Rules of Procedure required for implementation of the Open Parliament Georgia Action Plan commitments were discussed.

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Tbilisi to Join Open Government Partnership

Open Government Partnership (OGP) has published a list of winners for Subnational Government Pilot Program. Tbilisi Municipality City Hall is among 15 winners from 45 submitted applications.

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Public Consultation for OGP Action Plan 2016-2017 in Marneuli

Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) participated in public consultation held in Marneuli on April 13. Representative of the Institute, Tamar Nadibaidze presented recommendations of IDFI for the OGP Action Plan 2016-2017.

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Discussion of Commitments Under the Open Parliament Georgian Action Plan

The Consultative Group of the Permanent Parliamentary Council on Open and Transparent Governance held a workshop on April 11. The group presented and discussed the amendments to the Parliamentary Rules of Procedure required for fulfilling the commitments of the Open Parliament Georgia Action Plan.

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Public Consultations for OGP Action Plan 2016-2017

Public consultations were held in Ozurgeti and Batumi in order to hear the ideas and initiatives of local communities for the Open Government Partnership Action Plan 2016-2017. Representatives of local governments, non-governmental organizations, media and students participated in the consultations. They learned the mission of the Open Government Partnership, heard the initiatives of the governmental entities that will be included in the Action Plan and presented their ideas.