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Healthcare costs in line with the recommendations of the World Health Organization and the funding of Georgia’s healthcare system

The aim of the article is to assess whether the critical claims about the expenditures of government on the healthcare system are valid, as well as determine if there exists any type of standard measurement, or recommendation on how much the government should spend on healthcare, considering the economic capacity of the country?

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Reviewing 2015, Looking to 2016: Legislative Openness and OGP

On November 17th the Open Government Partnership (OGP) Webinar will be held at 7 pm for 'Reviewing 2015, Looking to 2016: Legislative Openness and OGP".

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Suneeta Kaimal Refers to Georgia as a Successful Example of OGP

Suneeta Kaimal, Deputy Director of Revenue Watch Institute – Co-chair of the Open Government Partnership Steering Committee, was an impressive speaker at the OGP Summit opening ceremony.

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Assessment of 2016 Draft Budget

The planned deficit budget does not promote the retaining of stable exchange rate in the short term. In the light of 35% depreciation of GEL and high dollarisation level, the trust toward the national currency is significantly decreased, which means that very little is enough to aggravate negative expectations in the society. 

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Heads of IDFI meet with the President of the Legislative Assembly of Costa Rica

In the framework of the Open Government Partnership Global Summit, Director of IDFI - Giorgi Kldiashvili and Chairman of the Board - Levan Avalishvili, with the member of the Georgian Parliament, Tamar Kordzaia met with Rafael Ortiz Fábrega, the President of the Legislative Assembly of Costa Rica.  

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Director of IDFI is one of the co-authors of the book - Open Parliaments, Results and Expectations

Giorgi Kldiashvili, Director of IDFI and Co-chairman of the Open Government Georgia's Forum is a co-author of the book titled 'Open Parliaments, Results and Expectations' 

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OGP Global Summit 2015 took place in Mexico

On October 28-29th, the Open Government Partnership Global Summit Mexico took place in Mexico City, Mexico; While on October 27th, the OGP Civil Society Day was held within the above-mentioned OGP Summit.

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IDFI at the OGP Civil Society Day in Mexico

On October 27th, the OGP Civil Society Day took place within the Open Government Partnership Global Summit Mexico 2015. The OGP Civil Society Day was traditionally held the day before the Summit to provide an informal opportunity for civil society actors involved in the OGP to connect and interact. 

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Creeping Occupation of Georgia Following the 2008 War

After 2008 Russia-Georgia war Georgia lost control on 151 settlements and creeping ocupation still continues

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Annual OGP Global Summit Mexico 2015

On October 28-29th, the Open Government Partnership Global Summit Mexico 2015 is scheduled to take place in Mexico City, Mexico.
The summit is expected to gather around 1,500 participants - including representatives from civil society organizations, businesses and governments. Among the attendees will be representatives of the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI): Director - Giorgi Kldiashvili, Chairman - Levan Avalishvili and Project Coordinator - David Maisuradze.