The European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice


CEPEJ
PEER REVIEW COOPERATION ON JUDICIAL STATISTICS
EVALUATION MISSION No. [*]
Tbilisi, Georgia
19-20 September 2017
DRAFT AGENDA:
19 September 2017

9.30-14.00

Meeting at the Supreme Court of Georgia, Tbilisi

9.30-10.15

Welcome speech

    o Chief Justice Nino Gvenetadze, President of SC
    o Minister of Justice Ms Tea Tsulukiani (TBC)
    o Head of the Legal Committee of the Parliament of Georgia, Ms Eka Beselia (TBC)

Introductory remarks by CEPEJ experts
Short overview of the judicial system of Georgia and judicial reform (Justice N. Bakakuri, SC, CEPEJ expert)

10.15-11.15

Presentation by Analytical Department of the SC
Presentation by High Council of Justice (Department of judiciary)
Presentation by Ministry of Justice

11.15-11.30

Coffee break

11.30-12.30

Presentation by Office of Chief Prosecutor
Presentation by Office of Legal Aid
Presentation by Bar Association
CEPEJ presentation of Evaluation 2014 with accent on Georgia

12.30-13.30

Lunch (Catering – SC)

13.30-17:00

On- field visit to the Supreme Court of Georgia
On- field visit to the Rustavi City Court

19.00 - 21.00

Dinner (The Supreme Court - to confirm location)

20 September 2017

10:00-13.00

Meeting at the Supreme Court of Georgia, Tbilisi

10.00-10.30

Presentation of the Department of statistics and analysis

    - general presentation
    - statistical lists (more detailed information, calculation methods of length of proceedings) – [*]

10.30-11.00

Presentation of the IT Department

11.00-11.15

Coffee Break

11.15-12.00

Discussion with persons involved in the collection of data requested by the CEPEJ:

    - difficulties with the data collection for CEPEJ
    - practical experience with filling in the CEPEJ scheme for evaluation of judicial systems

Concluding remarks

12.00-13.00

13:00 –14:00
14:30 –15:30

Lunch
Meeting with the Ministry of Justice
On filed visit to Tbilisi City Court

Participants:

For the Georgia:

Ministry of Justice
- Ms. Tea Tsulukiani, Minister of Justice
Supreme Court of Georgia
- Nino Gvenetadze, Chief Justice, President of SC
- Nino BAKAKURI
- TBC

Rustavi District Court
Tbilisi City Court

For the CEPEJ:

- Mr. Georg STAWA, President of the CEPEJ and member of GT-EVAL;
- Mr. Jean-Paul JEAN, President of GT-EVAL;
- Mr. Ramin GURBANOV, Vice President of CEPEJ;
- Mr. Yannick MENECEUR (Council of Europe), Administrator; CEPEJ Secretariat;
- Ms. Lidija NAUMOVSKA (Council of Europe), Statistician Administrator; CEPEJ Secretariat;
- CoE translators

    - Ms Natia Porchkhidze
    - Ms Lali Douglas-Hamilton

- Ms Sophio Tsakadze, Representing CoE office in Tbilisi,