The research highlights the countries that have best practice and a few commitments regarding the Parliamentary Openness. It is notified that OGP member countries pay the major attention to the implementation of the innovative approaches towards the parliamentary openness
The Participants of the meeting discussed the issues of the involvement of the Parliament of Georgia in the Open Government Partnership Initiative (OGP) and the establishment of the Open Parliament Principle.
According to the data provided by national center for manuscripts, IDFI concluded that employees of center have inconsistently law salary remunerations
EU/UNDP Project “Strengthening the System of Parliamentary Democracy in Georgia” in cooperation with the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI), with the partnership of the Parliament of Georgia, is implementing the project “Supporting Parliament of Georgia Involvement in Open Government Partnership”.
IDFI prepared the analyse of the received information from Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia about the number of abortions in 2004-2014 period
On March 26th, 2015 IDFI referred to the Prosecutor's Office and requested statistical information for the years of 2010-2015 on the number of motions filed by the Prosecutors Office to the General Assembly of INTERPOL with the request of circulating red notice and number of these motions granted. IDFI also requested statistical data on the number of motions filed to the law enforcement agencies of foreign countries on extraditing wanted nationals of Georgia and the ratio of granted and denied motions. Find the detailed information in the blog post.
On April 6th, 2015 a round table - "Strengthening the Institute of Whistleblower Protection in Georgia" was held. The event was organized by Civil Service Bureau, with the support of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Kingdom of Sweden.
On February 9th, 2015 Tbilisi City Court fully granted the appeal of IDFI Vs. the Penitentiary Department. The entity was to provide IDFI with the public information requested by the FOI letter # OPD05/14-005.
On the 2nd of April, the first meeting was held, within the scopes of the EU/UNDP Project "Strengthening the System of Parliamentary Democracy in Georgia", between the Inter-Factional Group and the Open Parliament Georgia Working Group. The project is implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in cooperation with the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI).
The information received from the Prosecutor’s Office of Georgia highlights that during the period of October 2012 to January 2015, 52 530 appeals/notices linked with the misconducts of public officials have been received by the Prosecutor’s Office.