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Whistleblower Institute in Georgia

In the survey carried out by IDFI in 2020, to the question about the sources of civil servants' information about the whistleblowing institution during the quantitative survey, 39% of the respondents stated that they did not have any information.

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Public Discussion on Access to Public Information during the Covid-19 Pandemic

On June 18, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) with the support from the European Union (EU), within the project Monitoring Covid-19 related public spendings and human rights protection during the state of emergency and after, held an online public discussion about access to public information during the Covid-19 pandemic. 


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Working Meeting on the Accessibility of Common Court Acts

On 16 June 2021 Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) held a working meeting with the Legal Issues Committee of the Parliament of Georgia.  The participants of the working meeting discussed the legislative measures to be taken to enforce the decision of the Constitutional Court of Georgia of June 7, 2019. 

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Training for Global Data Barometer (GDB) National Researchers

On June 11, 2021, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI), in its capacity as the regional hub for the Global Data Barometer (GDB), held a training session for national researchers.


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The Parliament of the X Convocation adopted the problematic “Law on Information Security” with the III reading

The Georgian Parliament discussed the Draft Amendments to the Law of Georgia on Information Security with the III reading and adopted the Bill with 77 votes against 2 that contradicts EU regulations (Network and Information Systems Directive (NIS).


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Lecture on the Modern Challenges of Corruption Research

On June 8, Archil Abashidze, Associate Professor and Head of the Master's Program at Ilia State University delivered a lecture to the participants of the Certification Program in Fighting Corruption. 

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Online Conference - State of the Art in the Disinformation Research in Central and Eastern Europe and Avenues Further for Georgia

With the aim to widen and strengthen IDFI’s research scope and areas in disinformation research domain, sync our research focus and topics with the other experienced organizations from Central and Eastern Europe, IDFI’s disinformation and memory studies direction organized a roundtable discussion on June 1, 2021.

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Alumni Ceremony of Eurasian Academic Anti-Corruption Network Hubs

On May 27-28, 2021, a congratulatory ceremony was held for the graduates of the Eurasian Academic Anti-Corruption Network Hubs (Ukraine, Georgia, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova). The event was attended by representatives of civil society.

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Grigol Lortkiphanidze’s (1881-1937) Memorial Album

The Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) presents the third Memorial Album dedicated to the distinguished political figure of the First Democratic Republic of Georgia, Grigol Lortkiphanidze (1881-1937).


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Online Discussion about the Challenges of Personal Data Protection in Georgia

On May 27, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information held an online discussion on the Challenges of Personal Data Protection in Georgia and the presentation of a report - "Brief Overview of Recent Developments in the Field of Personal Data Protection."