On September 23, 2020 the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information On September 23, 2020 the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) held the online conference - International Standards for Cyber Security and Georgia.
On 3 September 2020, the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia (MIA) made a statement, according to which, a cyberattack was carried out on the Ministry of Health, Labor and Social Affairs of Georgia from a foreign country.
On 1 September, IDFI, in collaboration with the National Parliamentary Library of Georgia, held the presentation of Beniamin (Benia) Chkhikvishvili’s Memorial Album.
On August 14, the Bureau of the Supreme Council of Ajara approved the first Open Governance Action Plan for 2020-2021. Members of the Open Governance Council of the Supreme Council of Ajara, the staff of the Supreme Council and the Consultative Group of the Open Governance Council were actively involved in the development of the Action Plan.
On August 6-7, the Open Governance Council, and its Consultative Group, of the Supreme Council of the Autonomous Republic of Ajara (SCA) organized the workshop and discussed suggested initiatives for the Open Governance Council Action Plan for 2020-2021.
On July 28 the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) together with the Georgian Young Lawyers’ Association (GYLA) presented the results of the interim alternative monitoring reports on the implementation of Public Administration Reform (PAR) Action Plan for 2019 – 2020.
Permanent Parliamentary Council on Open Governance and its Consultative Group held workshop during July 20-22. In the framework of the meeting the members of the council and the consultative group discussed initiatives and recommendations submitted for the Open Parliament Georgia Action Plan for 2020-2021.
On July 22, 2020 “Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI)” in collaboration with “Human Rights Education and Monitoring (EMC)” and “Caucasus Research Resource Center (CRRC)”, held the closing ceremony of the EU-funded project “Facilitating Implementation of Reforms in the Judiciary (FAIR)”.
The Commemoration Day of the Victims of Repressions, 22 July was established by the decree of the President of Georgia in 2002. On the same day in 1937, a great Georgian poet, Paolo Iashvili committed suicide in the building of the Writers’ Alliance.
In Russia, the native Ural district of Boris Yeltsin, city of Yekaterinburg, since 2015, there has been a cultural and educational center named after him ("Yeltsin Center"). The Boris Yeltsin Museum occupies the main part of the center, as well as various departments, the most important of which is the Boris Yeltsin Archive. 11 funds of this archive are available online - it is possible to view the documents and download their copies.