Press Release

Council of Europe Office in Georgia

26, Kakabadzeebi Brothers street, 0108 Tbilisi, Georgia
Tel.: +995 32 291 38 70 / 71 / 72 / 73
Fax: +995 32 291 38 74

Visit by the President of the Venice Commission
Tbilisi - Mr Gianni Buquicchio, President of the Venice Commission, and Ms Simona Granata-Menghini, Deputy Secretary of the Commission, visit Georgia to meet with the authorities, in particular with representatives of the new parliamentary majority and of the government.

Meetings are scheduled with the President, the Prime Minister, the Speaker of Parliament, Deputies from the majority and the opposition, several Ministers, the Chairmen of the Constitutional and of the Supreme Court as well as with the civil society.

A press briefing is planned on 31 January 2013 at 18h00 at the Sheraton Metekhi Palace hotel, room “Lile”.

For further information please contact the Council of Europe Office in Tbilisi: (+995 32) 291 38 70/ 71/72/73.


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Council of Europe Office in Georgia