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Zugdidi and Senaki Municipalities Adopted Building Integrity and Transparency Strategies and Action Plans

On October 2 and 8, 2020, Building Integrity and Transparency Strategies and Action Plans for 2020-2023 were approved by the ordinances of the City Halls of Zugdidi and Senaki municipalities.

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The Parliament of the IX Convocation did not Adopt the Problematic Draft Law on Information Security

The amendments to the Law of Georgia on Information Security initiated in October 2019 became the subject of criticism of the representatives of civil society, private sector as well as the experts in the field. IDFI was actively involved in the process of reviewing the bill and examining the risks associated with the amendments.

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Disinformation related to Georgia’s Position on Karabakh Conflict in Armenian and Azerbaijani Media

Since 27 September 2020, the clashes between Armenia and Azerbaijan in Nagorno-Karabakh have renewed. Both sides blame each for starting the military campaign. 

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Good Governance Forum 2020: Major Takeaways and Results

On October 2020, IDFI held an international high-level online conference on good governance, entitled Political Integrity and Elections: Challenges and Innovative Solutions. The Forum was organized in cooperation with the Open Government Partnership (OGP), with the support of the global philanthropic organization, Luminate.

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IDFI held a Workshop on Access to Information on the Use of Artificial Intelligence in the Public Sector

On September 30, 2020, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) held a workshop on access to information on the use of artificial intelligence in the public sector.

 

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Master’s Degree Course of Educational Certification Program in Fighting Corruption has Launched

On September 30, 2020, the first lecture of the Master's Degree course on Management of the Anti-corruption Policy at Public and Private Institutions was held within the scopes of the Educational Certification Program in Fighting Corruption.

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IDFI and GYLA conducted trainings for regional NGOs on Public Administration Reform issues

IDFI and GYLA, in cooperation with the Administration of the Government of Georgia, conducted online trainings for regional NGOs on Public Administration Reform (PAR) issues. The trainings was conducted within the EU-funded project “Contributing to PAR through Civic Monitoring and Engagement”.

 

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Educational Certification Program in Fighting Corruption has been launched

On September 28, 2020, the second phase of the Educational Certification Program in Fighting Corruption was launched.

 

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IDFI held the online conference - International Standards for Cyber ​​Security and Georgia

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. 

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Russian Information Warfare against the Lugar Laboratory

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.