Information Bulletin

Bulletin, Periodic Edition - March 2016

The Public Defender of Georgia published an information bulletin of March. The bulletin brings together important events of the month. Of course, the main event of the document is the presentation of the 1260-page parliamentary report on human rights and freedoms.

In his greeting the Public Defender briefly overviews the issues of the report and last year's positive and negative trends. He points out that 34 chapters of the document review civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights and bring together recommendations developed for various branches of the government, timely and effective implementation of which is very important for the establishment of high standards of human rights in the country.

The bulletin also offers information about the campaign “Self-timer is turned on”. The campaign is an initiative of the Public Defender against the release of recordings showing private life. It was carried out in the given format for the first time.

The document provides information about recommendations and proposals, sent to various bodies of the government, efforts carried out in the field of civic education and international human rights developments.

In the bulletin you will learn about the results of the meetings with representatives of the Government and international organizations. In this regard, the Public Defender’s speech in Geneva, at the meeting of the Global Alliance for National Human Rights Institutions, where he was elected as a full member of the Bureau of the Global Alliance for National Human Rights Institutions for a three-year term, was of special importance. In addition, for the second consecutive year he was elected as a member of the European Coordinating Committee (ECC) of the European Network of National Human Rights Institutions (ENNHRI), which is responsible for the administrative, management and financial issues; he also became a member of the Finance Committee.

We hope you will find the March information bulletin interesting and informative.

Please see an electronic version of the Bulletin

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