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IDFI Started a Campaign for Increasing the Living Subsidy for the Repressed Individuals

Since the day of its establishment, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) has been working on the issue of the Soviet repressions, has published numerous studies and articles, has carried out various activities and has been cooperating with the internationally well-known universities, research institutes and centers.

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Open Governance Permanent Parliamentary Council Held First Distance Sitting

The Open Governance Permanent Parliamentary Council held first remote sitting. The meeting was led by the Chairman of the Council, Mr. Kakha Kuchava, who discussed the current activities and future plans of the Council.

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Online Discussion – The Assessment of the Openness of State Archives in the Former Soviet and Eastern Bloc Countries

On 19 and 24 June, the Memory and Disinformation Studies Direction at the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information organized one Russian-language and one English-language online meeting with the researchers and experts involved in IDFI’s project „Enhancing Openness of State Archives in Former Soviet Republics and Eastern Bloc Countries“.

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First meeting of the Consultative Group of the Open Governance Council of Ajara

On June 25, with using Zoom platform, first meeting of the Consultative Group of the Open Governance Council of the Supreme Council of Ajara (SCA) Autonomous Republic was held. In the introductory part of the meeting, Giorgi Kldiashvili, Director of the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) and the Member of OGP Steering Committee, addressed the members of the Consultative Group and shared the experience on implementing the OGP principles in Georgia

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Ensuring Public Involvement in Police Activities

Public involvement is crucial to be ensured for crime prevention as well as in the process of strengthening the police accountability and oversight of its activities. This, on the one hand, helps the system to become more effective and transparent and, on the other hand, increases public engagement as it helps the relevant entity and citizens to co-work on the establishment of community crime prevention mechanisms.

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Open Governance Council of the Supreme Council of the Autonomous Republic of Ajara Established the Consultative Group

The second meeting of the Open Governance Council of the Ajara Autonomous Republic Supreme Council(SCA) was held on June 22. The Open Governance Council discussed the statements of the organizations wishing to join the Consultative Group, established the Consultative Group and officially approved its composition.

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Development of Strategic Documents on Transparency and Integrity for the Municipalities

The Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) continues to work actively for the development of Integrity and Transparency Strategy and Action Plan for the city halls of different municipalities.

 

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Open Governance Council of the Supreme Council of the Autonomous Republic of Ajara Conducted its First Meeting

The first meeting of the Open Governance Council of the Supreme Council of the Autonomous Republic of Ajara (SCA) was held on June 15. On the first meeting, the Charter of the Open Governance Council was discussed and approved. Members of SCA together with the representatives of international and local civil society organizations, attended the meeting.

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The seventh Module of the Educational Certification Program in Fighting Corruption has started

Within the scopes of the Certification Program, from June 8, the seventh module of the Program has started which aims to analyze the international practice in Fighting Corruption.

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Allowing Photocopying in the Archives of Georgia – Essential Step toward Enhancing the Openness of Archives

Openness and accountability are democratic principles without which the development of free society is impossible. Access to information, openness of archives and publicity of archival documents are among the achievements of various countries after the collapse of the Soviet Union, which enable them to get known to and rethink their history and totalitarian past.

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