Rouquet (France, SOC) will make a fact-finding visit to Georgia from 3 to 5
November to examine on the spot the situation of internally displaced people
(IDPs) as part of the preparation of his report entitled âAlternatives to
Europeâs sub-standard IDP collective centresâ.
In Tbilisi the rapporteur will
meet the Minister for Internally Displaced Persons from the Occupied
Territories, Accommodation and Refugees of Georgia, the Minister of Labour,
Health and Social Affairs, members of various parliamentary committees, the
Ombudsman and NGO representatives.
Mr Rouquet will also visit
collective centres in Tbilisi and Rustavi, and new housing intended for IDPs in
He will give a press
conference at the Council of Europe Office in Tbilisi (26 Kakabadzeebi Brothers
Street) on Tuesday 5 November at 5.30 pm.
For more information see: www.coe.int / www.coe.ge