Promoting integrity of civil data in Georgia

General Information

Project: Promoting integrity of civil data in Georgia

Status: Completed

Duration: 2010-2013

Donor: Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)

Budget: 23 500 000.00 Swedish kronas

Project objective

To promote the integrity of civil data at the national level.

Main components of project

    • Voter lists – to develop software automatically dividing polling stations by addresses; to develop the Agency’s software infrastructure in accordance with the Service Oriented Architecture (SOA). To establish online connection with public entities to automatically obtain information about a status of a person.
    • Migration and Citizenship – to study and analyze legislative framework in the area of citizenship and migration; to study existing legislative framework and regulations, best practices in foreign countries; to draft legislative amendments and recommendations.
    • Addressing – to conduct addressing of villages in nine regions countrywide and identify population at newly created addresses.
    • Training of employees of the Public Service Development Agency and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs – to train staff in the issues of legislative changes in the area of civil acts, citizenship and migration, and also in software that was developed within the framework of the project.
    • Digitization – to convert civil acts and citizenship and migration cases existing in the Agency into electronic format.

Project results

  • Online connection was established between databases of state entities and the Public Service Development Agency, allowing to automatically obtain information about a status of a person.As a result of study and analysis of legislative framework in the area of citizenship and migration, legislative amendments and recommendations were drafted. Also, citizenship and migration cases were digitized within the scope of Agency’s competence.

     

    Addressing in 163 villages in nine regions countrywide and identification of population at newly created addresses was carried out.

     

    Up to 170,000 civil act records of birth, kept in Tbilisi’s archive and central archive, were digitized.