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IDFI Organized Public Lecture on Discovering Mass Execution Sites and Exhuming the Remains

On April 25, 2014, Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI), in partnership with the Archive of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia and Institute of National Remembrance of Poland (IPN)  conducted the public lecture. 

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Round Table:TV ratings and Challenges of digital switchover

On April 16, 2014 ‘Media Advocacy Coalition’ organized the round table meeting. The major topic of the meeting was challenges of digital switchover of the regional and local broadcasters and the problems connected to measuring the Georgian TV ratings.

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Meeting of the Anti-Corruption Council on OGP

On April 14, 2014 Radisson Blu Iveria hosted the Inter-Agency Anti-corruption Coordination Council of Georgia (agenda). The meeting was chaired by the Minister of Justice of Georgia Thea Tsulukiani. The meeting of the Inter-Agency Anti-corruption Coordination Council of Georgia was dedicated to Georgias participation in Open Government Partnership (OGP) and discussions about the draft Action Plan (2014-2015) of the Government of Georgia. 

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Meeting of the Anti-Corruption Council on OGP

On April 14, 2014 Radisson Blu Iveria hosted the Inter-Agency Anti-corruption Coordination Council of Georgia (agenda). The meeting was chaired by the Minister of Justice of Georgia Thea Tsulukiani.

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Fourth Meeting of OGP Forum at the Ministry of Justice of Georgia

On April 7, Ministry of Justice of Georgia hosted the fourth forum of Open Government Partnership. The meeting was attended by the representatives of NGOs and public institutions.

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OGP Europe Regional Meeting in Dublin

The Open Government Partnership (OGP) Regional Meeting for Europe will take place in Dublin on 8-9 May 2014.

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Sartichala Hosted the Workshop on OGP and Freedom of Information in Georgia

On March 28 with the support of the USAID program Good Governance in Georgia (G-3), IDFI conducted the workshop for the locals of Sartichala. The workshop was held within the frames of the ‘Improving Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Process and Increasing Public Awareness of FOIA’ project.

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Workshop for the Librarians - OGP and Freedom of Information in Georgia

On April 3 National Parliamentary Library of Georgia hosted the workshop organized by IDFI in cooperation of with the Librarians Association of Georgia for the libraries from the regions of Georgia and Tbilisi. Director of IDFI Giorgi Kldiashvili and the Chairman of the organization Levan Avalishvili held presentations.

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As a Result of OGP Recomendations Asset Declarations of heads of the state LTDs and NNLEs now Publicly Available

Within the framework of the international initiative “Open Government Partnership” NGOs have prepared recommendations for the government of Georgia and presented them on February 5, 2013. According to these recommendations, except the high officials, who have the obligation to publish the declarations, the following persons should publicize their incomes:

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Open Government Partnership Georgia – Public Consultations, 2014

Starting from March 15, 2014 Georgian Government will be conducting the public consultations throughout the country. These meetings aim at informing the society about the planned events that will take place over the next two years and that will contribute to providing the open and participatory governance. These meetings aim at increasing public involvement, collecting their ideas and opinions in order to ensure that the plan and the events meet the citizens needs. The meetings a