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High School of Justice of Georgia

Georgian Bar Association

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National Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution

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News

  • 2021
    13
    Dec

    Judges Given Tools to Fight Discrimination and Sexual Harassment

    On December 11-12, in Borjomi, USAID/PROLoG, in cooperation with the High School of Justice, conducted two-day training for 11 judges from Tbilisi City and Appellate Courts on the elimination of discrimination and sexual harassment. Tamar Oniani and Giorgi Tkavadze, judges from Tbilisi Court of Appeals, led the training. 

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  • 2021
    09
    Dec

    Lawyers Prepare to Protect Freedom of Assembly

    With the current political situation giving rise to frequent street protests and arrests, the Georgian Bar Association (GBA) recognized the need to prepare some lawyers to actively defend the right to free assembly and manifestation. 

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  • 2021
    09
    Dec

    Moot Court Support Continues

    Committed to giving Georgian law students interactive and experiential learning experiences, in the last year, USAID/PROLoG has supported the delivery of nine different moot court-type competitions involving universities from around the country.  The last three of these competitions were done on-line and dealt with a diverse set of topics: 

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  • 2021
    08
    Dec

    Sexual Harassment Prevention Mechanisms Introduced to Georgian Universities

    In November 2021, USAID/PROLoG educated 65 academic and administrative personnel in Sexual Harassment Prevention through on-line workshops.  Participants came from Batumi Shota Rustaveli State University, Samtskhe-Javakheti State University, Sokhumi State University and Kutaisi State University.

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  • 2021
    08
    Dec

    Georgian Judges Learn Mediation

    On December 4-5, at Crowne Plaza Hotel Borjomi, USAID/PROLoG, in cooperation with the High School of Justice (HSOJ), trained 14 judges on referral of cases to mediation and enforcement of mediated settlement agreements.  

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  • 2021
    07
    Dec

    Femicide is still a Pressing Problem in Georgia

    Women in Georgia are still being killed by current or former partners and family members and the authorities are not doing enough to prevent it.  On December 1, the women’s rights organization Union Sapari, under the USAID/PROLoG-funded Protecting Women’s Rights project, led an online discussion about the challenges of fighting femicide in Georgia.  

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  • 2021
    07
    Dec

    Rights Advocates Describe Winning Litigation Strategies for Protecting the Rights of People with Disabilities

    On December 3, the Partnership for Human Rights (PHR), marked the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, by describing how the strategic litigation supported by USAID/PROLoG as part of its Strategic Litigation for Children project, expanded protection of the rights of persons with disabilities.

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  • 2021
    30
    Nov

    The Child Psychologist’s Role in the Court Process Explained

    What role should child psychologists play in civil and administrative cases involving children? The Partnership for Human Rights (PHR), a USAID/PROLoG funded civil society organization, sought to answer this question for an audience of stakeholders at a November 26 event which was part of their larger “Strategic Litigation for Children” project

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  • 2021
    26
    Nov

    Judges Fine Tune Public Speaking Skills

    On November 20-21, USAID/PROLoG delivered a specialized training in public speaking to 13 Georgian judges currently participating in J-Talks, PROLoG’s online judge interview program.  J-Talks began in 2020 and has been streamed on YouTube and Facebook.

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  • 2021
    26
    Nov

    The First International Mediation Forum for Lawyers: Marking Successes and Preparing for Challenges Ahead

    On November 22, with the support of USAID/PROLoG, the Mediators Association of Georgia (MAG), in cooperation with the Georgian Bar Association (GBA), hosted the first Annual International Mediation Forum for Lawyers at the Sheraton Grand Tbilisi Metechi Palace. The Forum brought together lawyers, mediators, and judges, as well as representatives of partner organizations and universities. 

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