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Finances of Russian Citizens in Georgian Commercial Banks

After Russia's invasion in Ukraine, one of the most important challenges for Georgia has been the influx of Russian citizens into the country. IDFI periodically studies and publishes various statistical data related to the border crossing and granting of Russian citizenship in Georgia.

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DRIVE: Digital Research and Impact for Vulnerable E-citizens Project

Within the project “DRIVE: Digital Research and Impact for Vulnerable E-citizens Project”, experts from eGA and the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) (Georgia) compiled a report on digital vulnerability to help public authorities and civil society organisations prevent the digital divide.


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Granting Georgian Citizenship – Data Analysis 2018-2022

The grounds for acquiring Georgian citizenship for aliens is regulated by the organic law On Georgian Citizenship. 

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Salary Increases in the Public Sector and Bureaucracy

One of the main determinants of the effectiveness of a bureaucratic system is the system of labor remuneration in the state sector. The largest share of bureaucratic costs falls on the salaries of public sector workers. 

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Baseline Study of the Localization of Sustainable Development Goals: Localization Perspectives in Georgia

In September 2015, the UN General Assembly adopted Resolution A/RES/70/1 "Transforming our world: 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development", which entered into force in October of the same year.

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Integrity in Civil Service

Public service integrity is a cornerstone of good governance. The EU enlargement criteria emphasize that countries need to create a strong national public administration where it will be possible to effectively transpose, introduce and implement the principles of good governance.

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Assessment of the Quality of Public-Private Dialogue in Drafting Normative Acts - 2020-2021

Cooperation between the public and private sectors is of crucial importance for the timely and effective resolution of economic challenges facing the country. The public-private dialogue will facilitate the development of inclusive, evidence-based policies and legislation. It also ensures the effective enforcement of normative acts.


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Presentation of the report on the needs of digitally vulnerable citizens

On May 23, 2022, an online event was held as part of "DRIVE: Digital Research and Impact for Vulnerable E-citizens", a joint project of the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) and the e-Governance Academy (eGA). 

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Access to Public Information in Georgia 2021

Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) has been monitoring access to public information in Georgia since 2010. IDFI's systematic monitoring has made a significant contribution in identifying key trends and problems in access to public information, implementation of effective public control mechanisms, and development of public sector accountability and open governance.

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Global Data Barometer Results - Overview of Georgia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia

The Global Data Barometer (GDB) is an international study that examines the importance and benefits of data for the public good, and is based on the Open Data Barometer methodology.