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Mechanisms for Career Advancement in Civil Service: Meritocracy vs Cronyism

Since 2012, the Government of Georgia started to implement Public Service Reform. On the one hand, the reform aims to implement effective democratic governance and hence, is directed toward the approximation with the EU. 

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OGP Selecting CSO Representatives for Steering Committee Membership

Open Government Partnership (OGP) Initiative, which focuses on increasing government transparency and accountability and unites 69 member countries, is selecting CSO representative organizations for the Steering Committee membership.

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Consultative Group Discussed Ways of Supporting the Permanent Parliamentary Council on Open and Transparent Governance

The first work meeting of the Consultative Group was held at the UN House on 23rd of February.

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Is Medical Market a Regular Market?

One of the conditions of a regular market is the customer's awareness. On a regualr market, depending on the capability, customer decides at what price, when and where to by a product. Quite often, on a medical market noone knows in advance when demand and supply of medical services appears. 

 

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Civil Service Recruitment Policy: Does www.hr.gov.ge give everyone an equal opportunity?

The article aims to discuss the employment website www.hr.gov.ge as an effective/ineffective instrument for providing transparent and just competitive environment. 

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Concluding event of the Project "Strategic Plan Georgia 2020 - Strengthening Public Involvement"

IDFI organized the concluding event of the project "Strategic Plan Georgia 2020 - Strengthening Public Involvement" on February 9, 2016.

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First Meeting of the Permanent Parliamentary Council on Open and Transparent Governance was Held

On February 12th, 2016, first meeting of the Permanent Parliamentary Council on Open and Transparent Governance took place at the Palace of Parliament of Georgia.

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State Employment Portal Worknet vs. Problem of Unemployment

One of the main priorities of "Strategy 2020" is the development of human capital. The Government must support the development of Human Resources Management System (HRMS).

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Discussion - Universal Healthcare Program – Assessment of the year 2015

On 21 January, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) organized a discussion “Universal Healthcare Program – Assessing the Year 2015”. The discussion was held within the framework of the project “Strategic Plan Georgia 2020 – Strengthening Public Involvement”. The article was published on the blog.

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International Forum: Prospect of Georgia's Democratic and Economic development

On February 1 and 2, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) organized an international Forum “The Prospects of Georgia's Democratic and Economic Development”.