The Jakarta Post
Thea Tsulukiani (Courtesy of Thea Tsulukiani)In an era when the most crucial thing for every government is to gain the trust of its own people, open government is seen as a necessity. Georgian Justice Minister Thea Tsulukiani, who has led bold reforms in the areas of the rule of law, transparency and anticorruption efforts in Georgia and is the co-chair of the Open Government Partnership (OGP), recently shared her views about open government with The Jakarta Post’s Marguerite Afra Sapiie. The following are excerpts from the interview.
Question: Many believe open government is the key to answering development challenges, including to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Can you share your views on the matter?
Answer: The OGP has been seen in Georgia as one of the best tools to ensure openness and transparency of the government, the parliament and the judici...