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High Council of Justice of Georgia

High Council of Justice of Georgia

High School of Justice of Georgia

High School of Justice of Georgia

Disciplinary Committee of Judges of Common Courts of Georgia

Disciplinary Committee of Judges of Common Courts of Georgia

Georgian Bar Association

Georgian Bar Association

Coalition for an Independent and Transparent Judiciary

Coalition for an Independent and Transparent Judiciary

National Center for Commercial Law

National Center for Commercial Law

National Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution

National Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution

Arbitration Initiative Georgia

Arbitration Initiative Georgia
2017
28
Dec
NAEC Trains the HCOJ Judicial Examination Test Writers with USAID/PROLoG’s Support

On December 25-26 the USAID/PROLoG supported trainings for the Judicial Examination Test Writers, selected by the High Council of Justice have been launched.

The National Assessment and Examinations Center (NAEC), a national organization with the outstanding expertise in test development and teaching as well as unique experience of conducting large scale examinations and test administration in Georgia, will provide a one-month long trainings for the test writers.

The modern approaches of item writing methodology, content validation and test construction, elaboration of a marking scheme will be taught to thirty test writers through the discussions, individual and group exercises and meetings during one month training.

The activity is carried out under USAID/PROLoG’s institutional support activities directed towards the High Council of Justice of Georgia.

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2017
28
Dec
USAID/PROLoG Supports Annual Commercial Law Moot Court Competition for Students

On December 23-24, under the framework of its USAID-funded EWMI/PROLoG grant, Free University Tbilisi organized 2017 Commercial Law Moot Court Competition for students. This competition is held for the sixth time by Free University and is a good opportunity for students to advance their theoretical knowledge in complex issues of commercial law as well as perfect their skills of written argumentation and oral presentation.

22 student teams registered for the competition and after submission of written memorials, 8 teams with the highest scores were selected to participate in the oral rounds that took place at the Supreme Court of Georgia.  Teams from Tbilisi State University, Free University Tbilisi, Georgian Institute of Public Affairs, Caucasus University and one team from regional university – Kutaisi Akaki Tsereteli State University participated in the oral rounds of the competition. Free University Tbilisi and Caucasus University teams competed in the finals, leaving Free University team as a winner. Participants of the competition received certificates and prizes. 

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2017
14
Dec
EWMI/PROLoG Supports Annual University Human Rights Law Week

From December 4-11, under the framework of its USAID-funded EWMI/PROLoG grant, Free University Tbilisi and six other leading Georgian law schools organized Human Rights Law Week.  Human Rights Law Week is an annual event celebrating December 10 as Human Right Day and discussing domestic and international human rights issues relevant to the legal community in Georgia. The main goal of Human Rights Law Week is to raise awareness of human rights issues among university students and other young Georgians, as well as instigate more active academic discussion on these topics.

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2017
14
Dec
EWMI/PROLoG Supports Training for Lawyers in Client Counseling

On December 2, under the framework of its USAID-funded EWMI/PROLoG grant, Free University Tbilisi conducted a training for lawyers on client counseling. The training was conducted by two experienced lawyers, Sandro Bibilashvili and Lika Kvantaliani, who highlighted the importance of the first interview with the client, overviewed different methods of conducting the first interview, and discussed the structure of the interview. The trainers also stressed professional ethics issues, such as conflicts of interest, confidentiality and remuneration.

The second half of the training was devoted to simulated interviews, where participants used the knowledge acquired at the training in a simulated client counseling session.  The training was attended by 25 lawyers, who received certificates and continuous legal education credits from the Georgian Bar Association.

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