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”.
Since spring 2013, the Georgian Government (GoG) started a policy of subsidizing agriculture of unprecedented scale since Georgia’s independence. “Small Farmers Development Program” was the one with the biggest budget, expected to spend 367 GEL mln within the next year.
The article briefly describes the types and formats of regulatory bodies, which the EU member states created under the auspices of Directive 2001/14/EC. The article elaborates on different regulatory models and the sources of their financing in the railway sector.
In 2013, the Government of Georgia (GoG) elaborated the Social-Economic Development Strategy – Georgia 2020”. The aim of this document is to create efficient and inclusive economy, which will be beneficial for all citizens and one that is stable in the face of contemporary economic developments.
On 1st of February, the Chairperson of the Parliament of Georgia held a meeting with the accredited journalists. The Chairperson reviewed the activities necessary to be carried out for increasing openness of the legislative activities.
IDFI will hold International forum "The Prospects of Georgia's Democratic and Economic Development" on February 1st and 2nd.
On January 27th, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) organized the lecture “Georgia 2020 – Regulating Competition in Telecommunication Field” at Akaki Tsereteli State University.
In 2015, just like during previous years, the universal healthcare program expenditures exceeded the foreseen budget. The statement made by the mission of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) verifies the above-mentioned: “Healthcare costs were higher in 2015 than it was planned.
Based on the open data published on the Georgian government portal data.gov.ge IDFI has created special web-applications - currency exchange offices in Georgia and registry of notary bureaus in Georgia.
On December 30th, 2015, in accordance with the #195/3 Order of the Chairperson of the Parliament of Georgia, the Permanent Parliamentary Council on Open and Transparent Governance was established.