Open Government

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Fifth OGP Forum Meeting at the Ministry of Justice of Georgia

On April 29 Ministry of Justice of Georgia hosted the fifth OGP forum meeting. Forumaimed at discussing the draft version of the OGP Action Plan which will be presented to the Steering Committee of Open Government Partnership on April 30, while the final version must be submitted by June 15.

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Meeting of the Anti-Corruption Council on OGP

On April 14, 2014 Radisson Blu Iveria hosted the Inter-Agency Anti-corruption Coordination Council of Georgia (agenda). The meeting was chaired by the Minister of Justice of Georgia Thea Tsulukiani. The meeting of the Inter-Agency Anti-corruption Coordination Council of Georgia was dedicated to Georgias participation in Open Government Partnership (OGP) and discussions about the draft Action Plan (2014-2015) of the Government of Georgia. 

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Fourth Meeting of OGP Forum at the Ministry of Justice of Georgia

On April 7, Ministry of Justice of Georgia hosted the fourth forum of Open Government Partnership. The meeting was attended by the representatives of NGOs and public institutions.

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OGP Europe Regional Meeting in Dublin

The Open Government Partnership (OGP) Regional Meeting for Europe will take place in Dublin on 8-9 May 2014.

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Sartichala Hosted the Workshop on OGP and Freedom of Information in Georgia

On March 28 with the support of the USAID program Good Governance in Georgia (G-3), IDFI conducted the workshop for the locals of Sartichala. The workshop was held within the frames of the ‘Improving Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Process and Increasing Public Awareness of FOIA’ project.

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Workshop for the Librarians - OGP and Freedom of Information in Georgia

On April 3 National Parliamentary Library of Georgia hosted the workshop organized by IDFI in cooperation of with the Librarians Association of Georgia for the libraries from the regions of Georgia and Tbilisi. Director of IDFI Giorgi Kldiashvili and the Chairman of the organization Levan Avalishvili held presentations.

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As a Result of OGP Recomendations Asset Declarations of heads of the state LTDs and NNLEs now Publicly Available

Within the framework of the international initiative “Open Government Partnership” NGOs have prepared recommendations for the government of Georgia and presented them on February 5, 2013. According to these recommendations, except the high officials, who have the obligation to publish the declarations, the following persons should publicize their incomes:

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Open Gov Story - Giorgi Kldiashvili

Open Gov Story by the Director of IDFI, Giorgi Kldiashvili When we started monitoring access to information in Georgia, the percentage of responses were only 40%. In three years it raised up to 95. We had the plan to promote and provoke government to lead to proactive disclosure of information and it was done. After three years of the project in 2012, we had finally legislative changes related to proactive disclosure of information. Freedom of information legislation was demanded

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Open Government Partnership Georgia – Public Consultations, 2014

Starting from March 15, 2014 Georgian Government will be conducting the public consultations throughout the country. These meetings aim at informing the society about the planned events that will take place over the next two years and that will contribute to providing the open and participatory governance. These meetings aim at increasing public involvement, collecting their ideas and opinions in order to ensure that the plan and the events meet the citizens needs. The meetings a

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Open Government Partnership Georgia – Public Consultations, 2014

Starting from March 15, 2014 Georgian Government will be conducting the public consultations throughout the country. These meetings aim at informing the society about the planned events that will take place over the next two years and that will contribute to providing the open and participatory governance.