On 27 March 2014 the Council of Europe will organise a workshop on the Right to
Respect for one's Private and Family Life through the Prism of
The workshop organised in partnership with the Free University and the Georgian
Bar Association aims to ensure better understanding of the European Convention
on Human Rights (ECHR) with a focus on the right to respect for one's private
and family life.
The workshop will take place at the Conference hall of the Free University.
Up to 80 active lawyers and representatives of non-governmental organisations
working on discrimination issues and law students will hear presentations by
local and international consultants of the Council of Europe and will discuss
the right to respect for one's private and family life through the prism of
The workshop will start with an introduction to the European Convention of Human
Rights and a general overview of Article 14 and Protocol 12 which relate to the
prohibition of discrimination. In addition, participants will have an
opportunity to broaden their knowledge of the Georgian legislative framework on
anti-discrimination and the case law of the European Court of Human Rights
against Georgia on Articles 8 and 14.
This event is organised in the framework of the European Union / 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) ".
For more information see: www.coe.int / www.coe.ge