Since 2002 the world celebrates the International Right to Know Day on September 28th. The Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) has been actively working on the issues of transparency and accessibility of public information since 2009.
Tbilisi City Court held Ministry of Internal Affairs and Prosecutor’s Office of Georgia equally responsible for compensating moral damages amounting to 2000 Gel and monetary damages amounting to 1180 to Giorgi Kldiashvili.
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.
On September 18-19 IDFI Representatives gave speeches at forum on E-governance in Lviv
The governments of the Western Balkans have come together on the occasion of the Western Balkans OGP Dialogue 2015, in Tirana, Albania, on September 10-11, 2015.
On Thursday, September 17, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) organized the discussion - “The Effects of Depreciation of National Currency on the Georgian Economy”. The discussion was held within the framework of the project “Strategic Plan Georgia 2020 - Strengthening Public Involvement”.
On September 14-15, the Meeting of the Open Government Partnership's Legislative Openness Working Group was held in Tbilisi, Georgia, under the title of Committing to Openness: Parliamentary Action Plans, Standards, and Data.
Open Government Partnership (OGP) Asia Pacific Regional Meeting was held on 7-8 September, 2015 at ADB (Asian Development Bank) Headquarters in Manila, Philippines. The regional meeting brought together approximately 50 delegates from the governments, civil societies, international organizations and foundations with the goal of sharing progress on open government reforms and exchanging ideas on expanding OGP initiatives.
On September 14-15, within the scopes of the Global Legislative Openness Week (GLOW) the Parliament of Georgia is hosting a Conference of the Open Government Partnership's Legislative Openness Working Group entitled: Committing to Openness: Parliamentary Action Plans, Standards, and Data.
From August 31 to September 2 the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) hosted Fourth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament in New-York, US. The conference was attended by about 180 parliamentary leaders, including more than 35 Deputy Speakers from nearly 140 countries.