The Open Governance Council of the Supreme Council of Ajara and its Consultative Group continue implementation of the Open Governance Action Plan for 2020-2021.
In 2021, the second academic year of the Educational Certification Program in Fighting Corruption has finished. The Program was implemented as part of the Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree Programs at the Faculty of Arts and Sciences of the Ilia State University.
On July 6, based on almost a year and a half of working process, the Open Parliament Georgia Action Plan for 2021-2022 was approved at the sitting of the Bureau of the Parliament of Georgia.
Since 2002, Georgia has been marking the day of commemoration of the victims of repressions on 22 July. The history of this day dates back to 1937 when, on this day, a great Georgian poet, Paolo Iashvili committed suicide demonstratively at the building of the Writers’ Union.
On July 20, 2021, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) with support from the European Union (EU) held an online workshop on effective civilian control of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Now more than ever, Georgia’s international partners should stand united in support of democracy and fundamental freedoms in the country. We urge you to continue your close engagement with Georgia’s leadership and speak publicly against democratic setbacks, and work with Georgia’s civil society to ensure the country’s progress on the path to the Euro-Atlantic integration.
In disinformation studies direction, IDFI has been extending its scope of acting as well as its international network. In this context, Memorandum of Cooperation was signed between the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information(IDFI) and Transitions Online (TOL) on July 8, 2021.
On 12 July 2021, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) and the Social Justice Center presented the study “Independent Investigative Mechanism in Georgia - Achievements and Existing Challenges”.
On July 5-9, 2021, the Institute for the Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) hosted a delegation from Central Asian countries, particularly, from Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan.
On 6 July 2021, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI), with the support of the European Union, held an online workshop on the Covid-19 pandemic-related public procurements.