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Welcome to the Council of Europe Office in Georgia

We are 16 staff members in the Tbilisi Office, many of whom work on a variety of cooperation programmes to assist Georgia in fulfilling Council of Europe standards in the areas of human rights, rule of law and democracy.

Georgia became the 41st member state of the Council of Europe in 1999, an historic step best remembered when the Prime Minister at the time, Mr Zurab Zhvania, at the Parliamentary Assembly, declared on behalf of the Georgian people: “I am Georgian and therefore I am European”.>>>