Support to the Public Defender’s Representation in the Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti Region
Project name:"The rule of law and enhancing access to justice through strengthening the Public Defender's representationin the Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti region"
Funding source: The Government of the Republic of Bulgaria
Project status: Completed
Project duration: June-December 2014
Project objectives: To strengthen the Public Defender's office in the Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti region and to raise awareness of the local population on human rights and freedoms.
During the project representatives of the Public Defender held regular information field meetings in various districts and villages of Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, during which the population was able to submit applications and complaints to the Public Defender about violations of human rights. For the same purpose 3 contact persons were selected from various districts. In addition, trainings were held for the regional media and students.