Georgia: Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals certificate ceremony

18 December 2018 Tbilisi

On 17 December, 20 assistants to judges received their certificates of completion of the HELP (Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals) course on Reasoning of Criminal Judgments. The participants completed a two-month intensive online course on the Reasoning of Criminal Judgments, which...

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Georgia: regional conference and closing event Cybercrime@EaP project

19 December 2018 Tbilisi

As part of the Partnership for Good Governance programme, co-funded by the European Union (EU) and the Council of Europe, and implemented by the Council of Europe, a conference on cybercrime strategies and the closing event for the Cybercrime@EaP project were simultaneously organised by the EU...

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Discussing equality of arms in criminal proceedings together with lawyers in Georgia

14 December 2018 Tbilisi

The series of trainings on rights to privacy and equality of arms in criminal proceedings for two groups of lawyers involving national experts were held on 3-4 and 12-13 December. The aim of the training was to familiarize around 45 participants with the most recent case-law of the European Court...

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Familiarising judges with the most recent landmark case-law of the European Court of Human Rights

2 December 2018 Tbilisli

European Union and the Council of Europe, in co-operation with the Supreme Court of Georgia, organised a workshop on the most recent case-law of the European Court of Human Rights and national court practices, involving 30 judges from all instances. Participants of the workshop, held on 30...

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Training on how to investigate allegations of ill-treatment

3 December 2018 Tbilisi

Training courses on the fight against ill-treatment for two groups of prosecutors led by national and international experts were held on 26-27 and 29-30 November in Tbilisi. The aim of the training was to familiarise around 40 participants with the most recent case-law of the European Court of...

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Council of Europe and the Delegation of the EU will present results of joint projects in Georgia in 2015-2018

31 October 2018 Tbilisi

On Tuesday, 6 November, the Council of Europe and the Delegation of the European Union will present to the media in Tbilisi the results of their joint projects in Georgia. Eight projects have been carried out in Georgia in 2015-2018, with a total budget of 4.1 million euros, funded by the EU...

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Legal aid lawyers learn about effective investigation of ill-treatment

27 September 2018 Kutaisi

On 3-4 September 2018 the European Union and the Council of Europe, in co-operation with the Legal Aid Service (LAS) in Georgia, organised training on “The right to life and effective investigation of facts of ill-treatment” for lawyers of the Legal Aid Service in Kutaisi. The purpose of the...

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Training on hate crimes for Georgian judge assistants

28 September 2019 Georgia

A training session “Reviewing court cases on hate crimes’’ for judge assistants of criminal and civil chambers of regional and city courts was held on 15-16 September 2018 at High School of Justice. The activity aimed to familiarise judge assistants with the specificities of hate crimes. The...

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Seminar for judges on the most recent land mark case law of the European Court of Human Rights

17 July 2018 Tbilisi

On 14-15 July 2018, the European Union and the Council of Europe organised a two-day seminar for Georgian judges. The seminar aimed at supporting judges to apply the latest case law of the European Court of Human Rights in coherent way in national court decisions and providing large and...

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Training on communication standards with persons with disabilities for prosecutors

17 July 2018 Tbilisi

On 12-13 July 2018 the European Union and the Council of Europe, in cooperation with the Chief Prosecutor’s Office of Georgia, organized training for two groups of prosecutors on communication standards with persons with disabilities (PWD). The aim of the training was to improve prosecutors’...

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Training of Georgian judges on re-opening cases

27 June 2018 Tbilisi

On 23-24 June 2018, the training seminars were organised in Tbilisi for two groups of City and Appellate Court judges of criminal and civil chambers on “Reopening of cases on the basis of judgment/Decision of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR)” in partnership with High School of Justice....

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Training courses on human rights protection at pre-trial stage

13 June 2018 Kutaisi and Tbilisi

On 16-17 April and 19-20 April 2018 the European Union and the Council of Europe, in co-operation with the Legal Aid Service (LAS) in Georgia, organised a training on “Human Rights Protection at Pre-Trial Stage” for Kutaisi and Tbilisi lawyers of the Legal Aid Service. The purpose of the training...

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Workshop on the execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights and reopening of cases based on its judgments

3 april 2018 tbilisi

The European Union and the Council of Europe, in co-operation with the Supreme Court of Georgia, organized a workshop on the execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights and reopening cases based on its judgments The workshop brought together members of High Council of Justice,...

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Supporting Georgian judiciary to run jury trials in line with European Convention on Human Rights standards

25 January 2018 Tbilisi

On 17 November 2017, the Council of Europe presented main findings of the Report on “Operation of Jury Trials in Georgia” in the format of scientific-consultative council of the Chief Justice of Georgia as a part of the continuous support of the European Union and Council of Europe to Georgian...

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Delegation of the European Union to Georgia and the Council of Europe will present results of their joint projects carried out in Georgia in 2015 - 2017

30 October 2017 Tbilisi

On Friday, 3 November, the Delegation of the European Union to Georgia and the Council of Europe will present to the media the results of their joint projects in Georgia. Eight projects have been carried out in Georgia in 2015-2017 with a total budget of 3.7 million euros, funded by the EU (90%)...

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PRESS RELEASE

Results of Council of Europe/European Union joint projects in Georgia

3 November 2017 Tbilisi

Today, the Delegation of the European Union to Georgia and the Council of Europe have presented the results of their eight joint projects in Georgia conducted in 2015-2017 with a total budget of 3.7 million euros, funded by the EU (90%) and Council of Europe (10%) and implemented by the Council...

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MEDIA ADVISORY: closing event for media and internet freedom projects in Georgia

8 December 2017 Tbilisi

On 17 December 2017, the closing event of the EU/Council of Europe joint programmes “Promoting freedom, professionalism and pluralism of the media” and “Protecting internet freedom through legislation and arrangements for multi-stakeholder dialogue” will take place in Tbilisi. The event will...

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