Open Government

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Georgia wins the first OGP Government Champions Award

On October 27th, Georgia was awarded with the OGP Government Champions Award at the OGP (Open Government Partnership) Civil Society Day in Mexico City, Mexico, that was held within the OGP Global Summit Mexico 2015.

 

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Annual OGP Global Summit Mexico 2015

On October 28-29th, the Open Government Partnership Global Summit Mexico 2015 is scheduled to take place in Mexico City, Mexico.
The summit is expected to gather around 1,500 participants - including representatives from civil society organizations, businesses and governments. Among the attendees will be representatives of the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI): Director - Giorgi Kldiashvili, Chairman - Levan Avalishvili and Project Coordinator - David Maisuradze.

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The Inter-Factional Group of the Parliament of Georgia fights to obtain the OGP Award

On 12th of February, 2015, the Parliament of Georgia expressed readiness to join the Open Government Partnership (OGP). In particular, with the command of the Chairman of the Parliament of Georgia, Inter-Factional Working Group of Parliament was composed by the members of Parliament from majority and minority factions. The Inter-Factional Group of Parliament of Georgia aims to back implementation of the principles of Open Parliament in Georgia, the integration of the Parliament in Open Government Partnership (OGP) and the creation and commitment of Action Plan of Open Parliament of Georgia.

 

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Open Parliament Georgia Working Group

An Inter-Factional Group and the Open Parliament Georgia Working Group were created within the framework of the project “Supporting Parliament of Georgia Involvement in Open Government Partnership Initiative”.

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OGP Explorer –Web search engine for OGP commitments

Open Government Partnership has designed and created the OGP Explorer software service that enables the OGP community of civil society, government and academia representatives and journalists to access the wealth of data the OGP has collected.

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Open Government Partnership announced the OGP Government Champions Award

Open Government Partnership team has announced the OGP Government Champions Award. The Award is intended to showcase the ideal co-creation dynamic between the government and civil society while elaborating the National Action Plan. In addition, the award is thought to provide a high-level political visibility to the key actors who have played an immense role in upholding the OGP commitments.

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OGP released the video records of the GLOW Conference

On September 14-15, Meeting of the Open Government Partnership's Legislative Openness Working Group was held in the palace of the Parliament of Georgia in Tbilisi. In relation to this event, OGP has released the video records of the conference for those who were not able to attend the conference. Via the link mentioned above, it is possible to watch the panel discussion and speeches in English.

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Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) endorsed the OGP Joint Declaration on Open Government for the Implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

On 25th of September, 2015 on its 70th anniversary, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development titled as the “Transforming Our World: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”.

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Open Government Partnership as the Tool for Implementing the United Nations 2030 Goals for Sustainable Development

On 25th of September, 2015 on its 70th anniversary, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This new agenda is an ambitious “agenda for people, to end poverty in all its forms – an agenda for the planet, our common home” said UN general secretary, Ban Ki-moon during his address at the opening of the Post-2015 Development Agenda Summit.

 

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Open Parliament - Voice of Youth

The Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) is implementing the project - 'Supporting Involvement of the Parliament of Georgia in Open Government Partnership' with support of the UNDP and the EU. The project aims to increase transparency, openness and citizen engagement in the legislative processes. Within the project, IDFI is announcing a competition for the students, who are interested in the work of the Parliament.