The Itinerary Working Meeting of the Working Group of the Permanent Parliamentary Open Government Council
The Working Group of the Permanent Parliamentary Open Government Council, headed by Council member, Khatia Tsilosani held an offsite meeting on “Parliamentary Oversight upon and beyond Crisis”. Kh. Tsilosani and the UNDP Resident Representative, Nick Beresford delivered the welcome speeches.
The international and local experts introduced their presentations. The Secretary General of the Parliament, Ketevan Kvinikadze dwelt on the politics of the Parliamentary performance uninterruptedness.
“Under the emergency situations, the establishment of the respective procedures in view to enhance the oversight activity and ensure uninterrupted performance of the Parliament will intensify the role of the Parliament in the elimination of the threats and back the Parliamentary activity for uninterrupted and effective oversight of the Governmental activity, ensure the transparency and accountability of the Parliament by means of the digital democracy instruments. The recommendations will be developed within the year to further facilitate the fulfillment of the Open Parliament Action Plan”, - Kh. Tsilosani stated.
The meeting was attended by the Majority and Opposition MPs, Staffers and the member organizations of the Advisory Group of the Council – UNDP, IFDI, GYLA, TI – Georgia, and GIZ. The meeting was backed by the EU and UNDP.