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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
2018
14
Dec
USAID/PROLoG Supports Conference on Women’s Labor Rights

On December 11, USAID/PROLoG supported the Gender Equality Council of the Parliament to organize a conference on “Women, Labor, Rights.” The Conference was held in the framework of Human Rights Week 2018. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the existing practices and challenges in women’s pre-contractual and labor relations, as well as future prospects for reform.

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2018
13
Dec
USAID/PROLoG-funded GDI Presents Report on “Litigation for Equality” Activities

On December 12, non-governmental organization Georgian Democracy Initiative (GDI) held a presentation of the final report prepared under the framework of its USAID/PROLoG-funded legal aid project "Litigation for Equality." The report analyzes the legal status of women from religious and ethnic minorities in Georgia and overviews activities carried out within the framework of the project. The report highlights the legal aid activities carried out by GDI’s lawyers and describes the strategic litigation cases they successfully litigated during the project. Representatives of non-state and state institutions, including the head of the Ministry of Internal Affair’s Human Rights Department and representatives of the Prosecutor’s Office, attended the meeting and participated in the discussion. GDI also involved their regionally-based intern-activists in the discussion to highlight the importance of having representatives of the local population participate in projects focused on supporting people living in regions. The intern-activists from Samtskhe-Javakheti and Adjara shared their experience and expressed gratitude to GDI and USAID/PROLoG for the support to their communities and the knowledge and experience they gained related to human rights as a result of the project.

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2018
10
Dec
USAID/PROLoG Supports Gender Equality Council to Introduce Legislative Package on Prohibition of Sexual Harassment

On November 30, USAID/PROLoG together with UN Women supported a high-level meeting of the Parliament’s Gender Equality Council and other stakeholders on prevention and response to sexual harassment. The meeting was held in the framework of this year’s 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, an international campaign to challenge violence against women and girls. The aim of the meeting was to address sexual harassment and other forms of discrimination. The meeting was led by the Council and attended by representatives of the Government of Georgia, civil society, and other development partners, who discussed the definition of sexual harassment, existing challenges and barriers to its’ prevention, prevention mechanisms and legislation.

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2018
30
Nov
USAID/PROLoG Supports Student Moot Court Competition in Human Rights Law

On November 24-25, the National Institute for Human Rights at Free University Tbilisi, within the framework of its USAID/PROLoG grant, organized the third National Moot Court Competition in Human Rights for students. The subject of the Competition was equality before the law and the prohibition of discrimination in the context of the LGBTQI community. The students represented a theoretical applicant and respondent before the Constitutional Court of Georgia.

39 student teams registered for the competition, and after the submission of written memoranda the eight teams with the highest scores were selected to participate in the oral rounds, which took place at the Supreme Court of Georgia.  

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