The Freedom of Information Advocates Network (FOIAnet) is an international information-sharing network of organizations and individuals working to promote the right of access to information. It includes over 240 member organizations and over 700 individuals participating in the discussion list. IDFI as an active promoter of the citizen’s rights of access to information has been a member of the FOIAnet since 2010.
On June 1st, 2017, IDFI joined UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) Coalition - a global network of over 350 civil society organizations (CSOs) in over 100 countries, committed to promoting the ratification, implementation and monitoring of the UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC).
20 non-governmental organizations have announced the launch of the Coalition for a Euro-Atlantic Georgia. The Coalition’s mission is to contribute to the building of a free and independent state, where human rights are duly protected and institutions function efficiently. To achieve this, civil society organizations said they will concert their best efforts and closely cooperate with each other to expedite Georgia’s full integration into Euro-Atlantic institutions.
An Inter-Factional Group and the Open Parliament Georgia Working Group were created within the framework of the project “Supporting Parliament of Georgia Involvement in Open Government Partnership Initiative”.
On September 15, 2015, the Economic Policy Advocacy Coalition (EPAC) was created with the initiative of Governing for Growth (G4G) – a project of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The Coalition brings together 58 organizations, including Georgia-based business associations, chambers of commerce, strategic research centers and other non-governmental organizations.
The Intergovernmental Anti-Corruption Council is an institution created according to Georgian Law on "Conflict of Interests and Corruption in Civil Service". Its functions are coordinating anti-corruption activities in the country, updating and controlling implementation of anti-corruption strategy and action plan, controlling reporting to international organizations, initating corresponding legislative actions and preparing recommendations.
Coalition for an Independent and Transparent Judiciary was formed in April 2011, with 31 member NGOs. The goal of the coalition is to strengthen the capacity of legal professional associations, legal rights NGOs, business associations, and the media in monitoring relevant judicial practices and advocating for an independent judiciary.
The European Commission initiated the establishment of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum. CSF consists of civil society organizations (CSOs) from Georgia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Moldova, Armenia, Ukraine, EU and worldwide.
Media advocacy coalition was established in April, 2011. The coalition aims to improve media environment as well as to protect interests of media owners and journalists.
OGP was launched in 2011 to provide an international platform for domestic reformers committed to making their governments more open, accountable, and responsive to citizens. OGP comprises 60 countries. Georgia joined the platform in 2011. From the very beginning IDFI was intensively involved in elaborating the recommendations and analyzes as well as in fulfillment of commitments obligations.