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IDFI Legislative Proposal on Access to Archival Documents

On April 14, 2022, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) submitted a legislative proposal to the Parliament of Georgia about amendments and additions to the Law of Georgia - “On the National Archival fund and the National Archives.”

 

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Implementation of the Project: “Solidarity Branding” has started

On March 28, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) started implementation of the project "Solidarity Branding - Promoting Entrepreneurs Living in the Shida Kartli Region, Next to the Occupied Territories". On April 13 together with the Georgian Farmers Association (GFA) in Gori and Kareli districts held a meeting and got acquainted with their entrepreneurial activities.

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IDFI and BTU Conducted an Online Training on Artificial Intelligence

On April 7, 2022, IDFI, in collaboration with the University of Business and Technology (BTU), conducted an online training - Artificial Intelligence: Capabilities and Standards.

 

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Presentation of the SCA citizen engagement platform chaerte.sca.ge

On April 6, the Supreme Council (SCA) of Ajara presented the citizen engagementweb-platform – chaerte.sca.ge. The web platform is developed based on the commitments of the Open Governance Action Plan 2020-2021 of SCA and integrates several digital services.

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Training for Civic Activists and Data Journalists

On April 1-3, 2022, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) conducted a two-day training on effective oversight and data extraction methods. The training was attended by journalists and civil activists from different regions of Georgia - a total of 16 participants.

 

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Anthropological study of the remains of the Great Terror has started in Batumi

At the invitation of IDFI, and the Diocese of Batumi and Lazeti, specialists from the Wroclaw Medical University began a thorough anthropological study of the remains found in the mass grave of the victims of the Great Terror of 1937-1938 in Khelvachauri near Batumi.

 

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Awarding the Participants of the Competition on Analytical Articles

On March 31, 2022, within the scopes of the Educational Certification Program in Fighting Corruption, awarding ceremony of the winners in the competition on analytical articles regarding – Whistleblowers Against Corruption – was held. 

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The Educational Certification Program in Fighting Corruption Started in Hybrid Attendance Regime

On March 23, 2022 the SpringSemester of the Educational Certification Program began with the Master’s Degree subject: Fighting Corruption – International Actors, Anticorruption Platforms. 

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2022 Bertelsmann Transformation Index

Bertelsmann Transformation Index (BTI) regularly evaluates countries since 2004. The index analyzes and evaluates whether and how developing countries and countries in transition are steering social change toward democracy and a market economy (reports are published once in two years).

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Kosovo Joins the Transparent Public Procurement Rating

In March 2022, Kosovo joined the Transparent Public Procurement Rating as the 42nd country to be assessed within the framework of IDFI’s international initiative. The assessment was conducted by Lëvizja FOL and independent expert Gresa Smolica.