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Tbilisi to Join Open Government Partnership

Open Government Partnership (OGP) has published a list of winners for Subnational Government Pilot Program. Tbilisi Municipality City Hall is among 15 winners from 45 submitted applications.

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Public Consultation for OGP Action Plan 2016-2017 in Marneuli

Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) participated in public consultation held in Marneuli on April 13. Representative of the Institute, Tamar Nadibaidze presented recommendations of IDFI for the OGP Action Plan 2016-2017.

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Discussion of Commitments Under the Open Parliament Georgian Action Plan

The Consultative Group of the Permanent Parliamentary Council on Open and Transparent Governance held a workshop on April 11. The group presented and discussed the amendments to the Parliamentary Rules of Procedure required for fulfilling the commitments of the Open Parliament Georgia Action Plan.

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Public Consultations for OGP Action Plan 2016-2017

Public consultations were held in Ozurgeti and Batumi in order to hear the ideas and initiatives of local communities for the Open Government Partnership Action Plan 2016-2017. Representatives of local governments, non-governmental organizations, media and students participated in the consultations. They learned the mission of the Open Government Partnership, heard the initiatives of the governmental entities that will be included in the Action Plan and presented their ideas.

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Analyzing Decision Making Process in Public Sector - Before and After the Parliamentary Elections of 2012

The research aims to analyze and to identify the main tendencies of the decision-making process that describes two main periods of the Civil Service Reform.

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Open Government Partnership as Means for Implementing UN Sustainable Development Goals

Convergence of UN Sustainable Development and Open Government Partnership Objectives - article by IDFI Director Giorgi Kldiashvili.

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IDFI's Director Competing for Membership of OGP Steering Committee

Open Government Partnership (OGP) will hold the final stage of interviews for 16 semi-finalists competing for the membership of the OGP Steering Committee. The semi-finals of this international competition have shortlisted 16 candidates out of 47, including the director of the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) Giorgi Kldiashvili.

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Crypto Wars and Secret Surveillance in Georgia

On March 13, 2016 the video footage of Georgian politician's private life was uploaded on social network YouTube. The recorder and the distributor of the video footage is unknown, since the Prosecutor's Office is still investigating the matter. 

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Civil Service Reform - Expectations and Reality

Civil Service Reform - Expectations and Reality

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Independent Reporting Mechanism Published the Progress Report on Georgia's Participation in OGP

Independent Reporting Mechanism Published the Progress Report on Georgia which assess Georgia's participation in the Open Government Partnership.