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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
2019
13
Dec
2019 University Human Rights Week Successfully Completed

From December 2-10, with the support of USAID/PROLoG, Free University Tbilisi and fourteen other Georgian law schools, including two regional universities, organized the annual University Human Rights Week.  Human Rights Week is an annual event that celebrates December 10 as Human Right Day and aims to disseminate knowledge among students and the younger generation.

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2019
10
Dec
Public Discussion on Women in the Military

On December 9 the USAID/PROLoG-supported Human Rights Chair at ILIA State University Law School organized a public discussion on Women in the Military Field. Speakers included US military attaché in Georgia, Colonel Stephanie Bagley and Tamar Karosanidze, Chief of Party for the USAID-funded program Advancing CSO Capacities and Engaging Society in Sustainability (ACESS), and a former Deputy Defense Minister of Georgia. A public discussion was moderated by ILIA State University Rector, Giga Zedania.

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2019
05
Dec
Judicial Exchange (JudEx) Alumni Judge Shorena Tsikaridze met Students from Civics Clubs

On November 27th, Tbilisi City Court Judge Shorena Tsikaridze met around fifty students from Civics Clubs at Public School No.177.

The meeting was organized by USAID/PROLoG in cooperation with USAID funded Momavlis Taoba Project, implemented by PH International. 

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2019
05
Dec
GYLA presents findings of the report on June 20-21 events

On November 27, the Georgian Young Lawyers’ Association (GYLA) presented a legal assessment of the June 20-21 events. The report, developed with the support from USAID/PROLoG, looks into human rights violations during and after the dispersal of the rally. Based on a comprehensive analysis GYLA found that the application of force against participants was unlawful and disproportionate to the threats posed. Numerous cases of physical and verbal abuse by law enforcement officers were reported, including inhuman treatment of arrested individuals. The rights of media professionals were also violated. The Ministry of Internal Affairs massively and indiscriminately arrested protesters, and, as a result, 121 individuals were subjected to detention, the strictest administrative sanction. 

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