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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. 

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Giorgi Kldiashvili Elected as Working Group Coordinator of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum’s Georgian National Platform

The Georgian National Platform of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum (EaP CSF) held its 7th General Assembly on February 29, 2016, with the purpose of summarizing the platform’s one year performance, and electing its chairman and working group coordinators. The assembly was attended by 130 representatives from 86 member organizations.

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OGP Forum Discussed Commitments of the New OGP Action Plan

On March 2, 2016, 17th meeting of the Open Government Partnership Georgia Forum was held at the Ministry of Justice of Georgia.

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2016 OGP National Action Plan Development

On March 1st, 2016, Webinar was held on “2016 OGP National Action Plan Development,” financed by the World Bank Group and the OGP Support Unit. Presenters of the Webinar: Abhinav Bahl, program manager of the OGP Support Unit and Shreya Basu, OGP regional coordinator for Asia-Pacific discussed how national action plans should be developed, what notions should guide the countries in the development process, and provided thorough recommendation for elaborating the stronger action plans in term of the format, process, and content.

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OGP Published the List of Shortlisted Candidates of the OGP Steering Committee

On 10th of March, Open Government Partnership published the list of shortlisted candidates for the OGP Steering Committee nomination.

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IDFI Recommended Datasets to be Added to the Open Data Portal

We welcome the fact that many of the above public institutions expressed readiness to follow our recommendation.

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Charter of the Permanent Parliamentary Council on Open and Transparent Governance

By the order issued on 12th February, 2016, of the Chairperson of the Parliament of Georgia David Usupashvili, the Charter of the Permanent Parliamentary Council on Open and Transparent Governance was approved.

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Meeting of the Permanent Parliamentary Council on Open and Transparent Governance and the Consultative Group

On March 5-6th, the workshop of the Permanent Parliamentary Council on Open and Transparent Governance of the Parliament of Georgia and the Consultative Group took place in Borjomi.