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Governance Data Alliance - Assessing Georgia in 2015

Governance Data Alliance publihes various governance data anually and tries to advance democratic governance reforms in countries. We assess various indicators about Georgia and compare them to the indicators of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Moldova and Estonia. 

 

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They System of Bonuses and Politically Neutral Civil Service?!

They System of Bonuses and Politically Neutral Civil Service?!

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Director of IDFI Participated in Regional Conference - Open Parliaments, Engaged Citizens

On February 24-26th conference was held in Slovakia on Open Parliaments, Engaged Citizens. Director of Institute for Development of Freedom of Information Giorgi Kldiashvili and MP, Chairperson of the Permanent Parliamentary Council on Open and Transparent Governance – Guguli Maghradze attended the conference.

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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.