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Implementation of the Project "A New Identity for the City of Gori" has started

On February 11, 2022, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) held an information meeting with Gori Mayor Vladimer Khinchegashvili on the project "Overcoming Disinformation and Nostalgia around Stalin: A New Identity for the City of Gori".

 

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IDFI held a Training for the Staff of the State Inspector's Service

On 11 February 2022, training was held for the personnel of the State Inspector’s Service within the frame of the joint project of the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) and the State Inspector’s Service - "Promoting Personal Data Protection in Georgia”. 

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Safer Internet Day

February 8 has been declared the Safer Internet Day (SID) in the online safety calendar for the 19th year in succession. As a result, state agencies, civil society organizations, and various stakeholders have a greater degree to unite across the globe for the initiative "Together for a better internet.”

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Primary data from Adjara: remains of 29 victims were found in the grave №6

From January 4, delegation from the Polish Institute of National Remembrance (IPN) invited by the Eparchy of Batumi and Lazeti and Institute for the Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI),  is examining and excavating human remains discovered in Adjara from the sixth mass terror.

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Internet Freedom and Digital Rights in Georgia: Report Presentation and Panel Discussion

On February 1st, Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) with the support of Black Sea Trust for Regional Cooperation (BST) held a presentation and panel discussion about the report on Internet Freedom and Digital Rights in Georgia.

 

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Workshop on Digital Content Regulation

On January 26, 2022, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) held a workshop on Digital Content Regulation in Georgia covering existing challenges and policy responses.  

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Georgia and Corruption - Georgia Failed to Present Anything at the Conference of UNCAC States Parties

On December 13-17, 2021, the Ninth Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention against Corruption was held in Egypt. The Conference of the States Parties (COSP) is the main platform of the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC), which supports the implementation of the Convention and provides guidance on the development and implementation of anticorruption activities. 

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Ambrolauri and Lanchkhuti Municipalities Adopted Building Integrity and Transparency Strategies and Action Plans

On January 13 and 18, 2022, Building Integrity and Transparency Strategies and Action Plans for 2022-2025 were approved by the ordinances of the City Halls of Ambrolauri and Lanchkhuti municipalities.

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Study visit of the participants of the Educational Certification Program in Fighting Corruption in Moldova

Three participants of the Educational Certification Program in Fighting Corruption - Nino Taganashvili (Senior Specialist of the Analytical Department of the Ministry of Justice), Mariam Salukvadze (Inspector of Especially Important Cases in the Human Rights Protection and Quality Monitoring Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia) and Ana Gogoladze (Member of the seventh convocation of the Tbilisi City Assembly), along with other members of the Eurasian Academic Anti-Corruption Network, paid a study visit to Moldova.

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The scientists of the Polish Institute of National Remembrance (IPN) will study the graves of the repressed people during the Mass Terror in Adjara

On January 22, 2022, representatives of the scientists of the Polish Institute of National Remembrance  (IPN), Deputy Head of the Department of Archeology Tomasz Borkowski and his 6-person team, arrived in Batumi.  For the next two weeks, the team,  which includes 4 archaeologists and 2 anthropologists, will carry out the work of exhuming and examining the remains from the graves of the repressed people during the Mass Terror 1937-1938 in Adjara.