GEL started to significantly depreciate by the end of last year. The reason was the decrease in exports and increase in the deficit of current account.
Legal analysis of the Draft Law on Civil Service (as adopted at the aecond hearing)
The Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) is implementing the project - 'Supporting Involvement of the Parliament of Georgia in Open Government Partnership' with support of the UNDP and the EU. The project aims to increase transparency, openness and citizen engagement in the legislative processes. Within the project, IDFI is announcing a competition for the students, who are interested in the work of the Parliament.
Regardless of existing internal problems as well as potential external threats faced by the country, at the international level Georgia is perceived as one of the fastest developing states. Nonetheless it is crucial that the trend of developing is sustained. IDFI hopes that Georgia will further follow the trend of development which will be reflected in the upcoming Worldwide Governance Indicators.
Contestants of project Georgia 2020 had a working meeting at Lopota.
In accordance to the June 17, 2014 resolution (N400) of the Government of Georgia, the Social Economic Development Strategy “Georgia 2020” was approved. The Ministry of Finance of Georgia was involved in the formulation of the strategy along with the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia. IDFI was interested in the implementation process of the strategy.
Reasons and Threats of Depreciation of National Currency
Ucha Seturi, Expert in Media and Telecommunications Law at Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) gave a speech about “Georgia’s Digital Terrestrial and its impact on Media Pluralism” at OSCE 12th South Caucasus Media Conference.
On September 25th, 15th working meeting of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) Forum took place in Tbilisi Marriot. Representatives of the non-governmental, international and public organizations attended the meeting.
On September 28, Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) held a public lecture and distributed various printed material through students.