Support to the Public Defender's Representation in the Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti Region
"The rule of law and enhancing access to justice through strengthening the Public Defender's representation in the Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti region"
Funded by: The Government of the Republic of Bulgaria
Project status: Completed
Project duration: May-December 2015
To strengthen the Public Defender's office in the Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti region; to raise awareness of the local population on human rights and freedoms.
Within the framework of the project, the Public Defender's representatives held regular field informational meetings in various districts and villages of the Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti region, during which the local population were able to address the Public Defender with applications or complaints about human rights violations. For the same purpose, 3 contact persons of the Public Defender were chosen from different regions; in addition, training sessions were conducted for students, civil servants and representatives of regional media.