Press Release

Council of Europe Office in Georgia

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Call for applications to participate in: International Seminar Anti-discrimination under the European Convention on Human Rights -Protections against Discrimination on the grounds of Religion, Opinion and Association


Closing Date: 20 November 2013
Location: Tbilisi

The Council of Europe together with the Training Centre of the Georgian Bar Association announces a call for applications to participate in a seminar on the topic of “Anti-discrimination under the European Convention on Human Rights- protections against discrimination on the grounds of religion, opinion, association”.  The seminar takes place in the framework of the European Union and Council of Europe Joint Programme “Strengthening the capacity of lawyers and human rights defenders for domestic application of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) and of the Revised European Social Charter (RESC)”.


The seminar will take place on 17-18 December in Tbilisi and will be delivered by a well-known European and Georgian experts.



Eligibility Requirements


Applicants should be practising lawyers, human rights defenders or law students who have basic knowledge of international human rights law, in particular the ECHR and the case-law of the European Court of Human Rights.





Interested candidates should send their resume (max. 2 pages) and a short motivation letter (max. 300 words) by 20 November to the following e-mail:


Applications must be made in Georgian.


The maximum number of participants in the Seminar is 60.





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Council of Europe Office in Georgia