On 1st September, 2013, the Decree N: 219 of the Government of Georgia “About Electronic Requests and Proactive Disclosure of Public Information” dated 26th August, signed by the Prime Minister, Bidzina Ivanishvili went into force.
The Decree prescribes, significant initiatives, developed with the coordination of the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) by the civil society organizations and the Analytical Department of the Ministry of Justice. Civil Society Recommendations have been widely discussed at the workshops and public discussions with the intensive participation of independent international and local experts. The Final Package of the Recommendations was elaborated in the framework of the IDFI and USAID G-3 program Joint Project “Improving of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Increasing Public Awareness on FOIA.”
The Decree contains seven sections, defining standards of Public information disclosure, rules of request of electronic request of public information and the List of Information to be Published Proactively. The decree went into force from 1st of September, 2013, which is applied to the following administrative bodies.
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