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IDFI’s Assessment of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) National Action Plan for 2018-2019

Georgia joined the Open Government Partnership in 2011 and since then developed three National Action Plans that included important commitments related to the fight against corruption and increasing of transparency, quality of public Service delivery and citizen engagement. 

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Expenditures of the Contingency Fund of the Government of Georgia: 2013-2017

Every year contingency funds are created to cover unforeseen expenses within the framework of the national budget of Georgia.  Given its nature, the resources of the contingency funds should be used in emergency situations, such as natural, epidemic, ecological and other kinds of disasters.  

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Official Statistics on Refusals to Entry for Foreign Citizens at the Georgian Border

Between 2014 and September 30 of 2017, foreign citizens were refused entry at the Georgian state border a total of 27,400 times

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Analysis of Drug-Related Criminal Statistics – Practice and Declared Goals Do Not Match

The discussion of the liberalization of the existing policy towards drug users in Georgia has been ongoing for several years now. In 2017, this process entered an active phase when a draft law was introduced to the Parliament of Georgia. The draft law envisions the liberalization of drug policy and the development of rehabilitation programs for drug users.


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Statistical Data of Internally Displaced Persons by Deprivation of Status, Termination and Income

According to the information provided by the Ministry of Internally Displaced Persons from the Occupied Territories, Accommodation and Refugees of Georgia, 277,403 persons have registered as an IDP in Georgia

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Medical Care Expenses of Patients Living in the Occupied Territories

IDFI requested public information from the Ministry of Labor, Health and Social Affairs regarding statistical data of 2014-2017, on patients living in the occupied territories, receiving stationary services provided by the medical institutions of Georgia. The ministry has fully provided requested information.

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Access to Public Information in Georgia-2017 Report

Within the framework of monitoring conducted by IDFI in 2010-2017 a total of45 310Freedom of Information (FOI) requests were sent to public institutions, and 37 511  replies were received.

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In 2017-2018 the Rule of Law Situation in Georgia has Worsened in Georgia

The goal of the comparative analysis prepared by IDFI is to review the results of Georgia from 2012 to-date based on the data provided by the World Justice Project, ascertain progress or lack thereof in certain directions and compare the result of Georgia to Eastern European and Central Asian countries.  


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Data Analysis on Persons with Disabilities Living in Georgia

Persons with disabilities (PwD) are one of the largest groups in the world among the minorities who are neglected and discriminated against by the public or the state.

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Georgia Failed to Implement Most of the Anti-Corruption Recommendations Issued by OECD-ACN in 2017

In February 2018, Anti-Corruption Network of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD-ACN) published its first progress report on anticorruption recommendations it issued for Georgia in its Fourth Round Monitoring Report. Of the 22 total recommendations, only two showed significant progress, 10 were assessed as having some progress, while the remaining 10 lacked progress of any kind.

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