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Public Institutions will cooperate with the IDFI

In the framework of the project Monitoring of Governmental Agencies Informational Resources the IDFI closely monitored the level of electronic transparency of ministries and public agencies and prepared detailed recommendations for each state authority separately for improving the structure of official web-sites and increasing of availability of information. Public institutions expressed readiness to cooperate with IDFI: State Procurement Agency Enterprises Management Agency

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Public Institutions will Cooperate with the IDFI

IDFI submitted the letter to Mr. Nikoloz Rurua - the Minister of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia, in which described activities of the Institute and projects carried out by IDFI. The institute sent to the Minister book Electronic Transparency in Georgia- published in the framework of the project Monitoring of Governmental Agencies Informational Resources. The work analyses the level of electronic transparency of web pages of public institutions. The book also deals with the tr

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Archival Documents published on IDFI s web-site

On March 25th at the South Caucasus Regional Office of the Heinrich Boell Foundation the IDFI unveiled to the public collection of archival documents, related to the Events of March 5-9, 1956 occurred in Georgia. The project was financed by the Embassy of Switzerland in Georgia and supported by the South Caucasus Regional Office of the Heinrich Boell Foundation. Project was carried out by the IDFI expert team in cooperation with the Archive Administration of the MIA of Georgia. Direct

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Presentation of the Project - Collection of Archival Documents

Institute for Development of Freedom of Information will conduct a presentation of the Project- Collection of Archival Documents. Project Publishing of the Collection of Archival Documents related to the Events of March 5-9, 1956 was financed by the Embassy of Switzerland in Georgia and supported by the South Caucasus Regional Office of the Heinrich Boell Foundation. Project was carried out by the IDFI experts team in cooperation with the Archive Administration of the MIA of Georgia.

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Transparency rate of the web page of Tbilisi City Hall

IDFI conducted the monitoring of transparency rate of the web page of Tbilisi City Hall on March 10, 2011. The total rate amounted to 18.48%. Among other significant problems, the following are worth of noting: There is no written indication that the web page is the official web page of Tbilisi City Hall; the following cannot be found on the web-site of Tbilisi City Hall: Contacts section, system structure 

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Electronic Transparency in Georgia

On February 28, the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) unveiled its new book Electronic Transparency in Georgia. The IDFI published the above mentioned book as part of the project - Monitoring of Governmental Agencies Informational Resources. The key purpose of the project is to promote electronic transparency in Georgia through research activities and analysis of the Georgian governmental 

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Presentation of a new book

The Institute for Development of Freedom of Information will conduct a presentation of a new book Electronic transparency in Georgia. The book was published in the framework of the project Monitoring of Governmental Agencies Informational Resources (official web-sites) which was financed by the Open Society Institute and the National Security Archive. The book is related to the tendencies of development of electronic government and electronic transparency in Georgia and worldwide, also to the

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Information on Salaries, Bonuses and Communication Expenses of Government Officials Opened to the Public

Information on Salaries, Bonuses and Communication Expenses of Government Officials Opened to the Public On December 16, a new internet portal of public information www.opendata.geopened. The web page provides information on budgets, reserve funds and payroll funds of different ministries as well as bonuses received by ministers and other public officials. Communication and fuel expenses of government officials

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Presentation of the Project Publishing of Collection of Archival Documents

On November 9th, 2010 IDFI organized a presentation of the Project Publishing of the Collection of Archival Documents (financed by the Embassy of Switzerland in Georgia) at the 2nd Department of the Archive Administration of the Ministry of Interior of Georgia (former Archive of the Central Committee of Communist Party of Georgia). His Excellency, Gnther Bchler, Ambassador of Switzerland to Georgia,Deputy Head of the Mission Dr. Anita Schlchter Roth and the Director of the Heinrich B

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International Conference in Georgia (Kvariati)

On October 23 through 26 Adjara (Kvariati) was hosting the First International Conference Georgia in the XX Century: In the Files of the Georgian Security Archive. Topics such as:openness of the archives, archives of the Soviet period, archival document stored there and more importantly, scientific research studies conducted based on these documents, Georgian history of the 20th century, and history of the Soviet