Research of the Best Practices of Access to Public Information - Civil Service Bureau - Georgia, United Kingdom (Scotland), United States of America, Estonia – Comparative Analysis.
Authors: Levan Avalishvili, Marine Kechakmadze, Tamar Iakobidze, Teona Turashvili, Giorgi Kldiashvili
Editor: Levan Avalishvili
The following study is comparative analysis of Georgian and international legislation the United Kingdom (Scotland), the United States of America, Estonia prepared within the framework of a project – “Research on the Effectiveness of the FOIA Provisions in Georgia”, implemented by the Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI).
The project “Research on the Effectiveness of the FOIA Provisions in Georgia” was implemented by IDFI (March-May, 2012) under the Good Governance in Georgia Program (G3) of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
The goal of the project was to increase the level of transparency and effective governance of the administrative organs (the Ministry of Justice, Civil Service Bureau, the Competition and State Procurement Agency, Chamber of Control of Georgia, Government of the Autonomous Republic of Ajara) through studying the best international practice of access to information and overcoming shortcomings in this sphere.