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”.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
On September 25th, 15th working meeting of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) Forum took place in Tbilisi Marriot. Representatives of the non-governmental, international and public organizations attended the meeting.
The governments of the Western Balkans have come together on the occasion of the Western Balkans OGP Dialogue 2015, in Tirana, Albania, on September 10-11, 2015.
On September 14-15, the Meeting of the Open Government Partnership's Legislative Openness Working Group was held in Tbilisi, Georgia, under the title of Committing to Openness: Parliamentary Action Plans, Standards, and Data.