Regular Dialogue with Representatives of International Organizations and Diplomatic Corps

On November 20, 2015, the Public Defender of Georgia held another meeting with representatives of international organizations and diplomatic missions accredited in Georgia.

Public Defender Ucha Nanuashvili talked about the novelties in the Public Defender’s Office – opening of the Academy of Human Rights and activation of hotline. He briefly overviewed the state of human rights in the country, the legal dispute over the Rustavi 2 TV broadcasting company, the investigation of the release and public display of secret videos, the shortcomings in the process of appointment/promotion of judges by the High Council of Justice, the abuse of lawyer Giorgi Mdinaradze by police officers, the necessity for investigation of the release of telephone conversations of Mikheil Saakashvili and other members of the National Movement, the recent by-elections, legislative amendments and other important issues.

Public Defender’s representatives presented recent special reports of the Public Defender to the representatives of the diplomatic corps and international organizations. In addition, close cooperation with the diplomatic corps within the framework of the Universal Periodic Review was underlined at the meeting.

Participants of the meeting had the opportunity to ask questions about interesting topics around the country’s recent developments.


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