2015-05-29Coalition responds to the reform process in the Ministry of Internal Affairs
Coalition for an Independent and Transparent Judiciary responds to the package of bills, prepared under the reform of MIA by Georgian Government, which includes separation of State Security Service from the Ministry of Internal Affairs and subsequent changes.
2015-05-27Human Rights Summer School
Human Rights Summer School is a 7-day educational program, which aims to equip young people from different regions of Georgia with basic knowledge on human rights and experience of local leading human right defenders and experts. Formal trainings and thematic lectures will be organized.
2015-05-22Joint Declaration of the Eastern Partnership Summit
The Heads of State or Government and the representatives of the Republic of Armenia, the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Republic of Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine, the representatives of the European Union and the Heads of State or Government and representatives of its Member States have met in Riga on 21-22 May 2015.
2015-05-21Statement of the Public Defender regarding physical violence against minors in Gurjaani municipality
The Public Defender of Georgia condemns a fact of physical violence against minors that took place in one of the villages of Gurjaani municipality. The fact was reported by media sources.
2015-05-18International Human Rights Summer School
International Human Rights Summer School is an unique 10 days training and educational program, designed to equip Abkhaz, Georgian and Ossetian human rights advocates and activists with a strong grounding in International Human rights Law and practices, so that they become multipliers (trainers, lecturers, activists and decision makers) and advocates of human rights, both in the formal and non-formal sector in their respective regions.
2015-05-15Statement of Georgian NGOs About May 17th
May 17th, is the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. In 2012 and 2013, Georgian LGBT people were not able to mark the day, and exercise their right to freedom of expression, association, and assembly. In 2014, due to extremely high risks, LGBT community decided not to hold any public event.
2015-05-05Coalition Opinion on the Judicial Reform Legislative Amendments
The Coalition for an Independent and Transparent Judiciary developed a commentary on the draft legal amendments developed by the Ministry of Justice with an aim to further the judicial reform in Georgia. The comments concern the draft amendments to the following laws: Organic Law on Common Courts, Law on High School of Justice, Law on Judicial Disciplinary Liability and Disciplinary Process. The Coalition submitted the comments to the Ministry of Justice, High Council of Justice, Chief Justice and Legal Committee at the Parliament of Georgia.
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