Events

Equality Hackathon Winning Projects revealed

On 20 June the Equality Hackathon has revealed the winning projects after the 48-hours marathon. The jury consisting of the field experts after careful selection named 4 winning teams out of 17. The projects are following: Wheel map will show the adapted streets and buildings for wheelchairs in...

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The first Diversity Week held in Georgia

18-21 May 2021

The Council of Europe Equality Ambassadors, together with the American Corner in Batumi, organised the first Diversity Week in Batumi, Georgia. The Diversity Week aimed at raising awareness about the importance of equality and diversity and at promoting tolerance by highlighting the historical...

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The first Diversity Week to be organised in Georgia

The Council of Europe Equality Ambassadors together with the American Corner in Batumi will organise the first Diversity Week on 18-21 May in Batumi, Georgia. The Diversity Week aims at raising awareness about the importance of equality and diversity and to promote tolerance by discussing the...

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Intellectual Game for Batumi school students - What? Where? When? on equality and cultural diversity

The I Choose Equality campaign within the initiative of the Council of Europe Ambassador for Equality in Adjara announces the registration of teams to participate in the intellectual game: What? Where? When? The aim of the game is to raise awareness among young people about equality and cultural...

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The European Commission against Racism and Intolerance Executive Secretary, Johan Friestedt, talked about the challenges identified in the ECRI annual report 2020

8 April 2021 Tbilisi, Georgia

It has been almost a year since the first Human Rights Talks was held online to discuss the human rights challenges created by the pandemic. To mark this date, the Human Rights Talks returned to discuss racism and intolerance challenges in Europe. The online talks welcomed the European Commission...

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Become the winner of the competition "Express Equality"!

“I Choose Equality” campaign announces a competition of slogans in Samtskhe-Javakheti within the framework of the activity “Express Equality”. The competition aims at supporting and promoting equality and diversity by involving young people willing to share their views on the above-mentioned...

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The European Commission against Racism and Intolerance Executive Secretary, Johan Friestedt will talk about the challenges identified in the ECRI annual report 2020

17 April 2021

The European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) has recently published its annual report 2020, which highlights four major areas related to racism and intolerance: - Covid-19 deepened inequalities; - LGBTI backlash; - Growing religious...

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Equality Ambassadors planning local initiatives on equality and diversity

25 January – 1 February 2021

The newly appointed Equality Ambassadors of the Council of Europe “I Choose Equality” campaign learnt more about the fight against discrimination and hate speech, activism and human rights-based communication with the help of Council of Europe experts and activists during a one-week online...

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Remembering the victims of the Holocaust

27 January 2021

The International Holocaust Remembrance Day is commemorated on 27 January. The purpose of this day is to remember the victims of the Holocaust, to reflect on the threat of antisemitism, and to reaffirm the importance of tolerance. In order to mark this date, an online meeting was organised by the...

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Discussing anti-discrimination and redress mechanisms

On 14 December, the Council of Europe together with the Public Defender’s Office organised a new online webinar: Human Rights Talks: Equality Matters on the topic of anti-discrimination and redress mechanisms. The audience learnt about available redress mechanisms to protect their rights,...

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Youth activities to raise awareness about equality – reaching hundreds of young people

During November-December twelve small-scale awareness-raising initiatives took place in ten municipalities across regions of Georgia. The aim of these activities was to raise awareness about the importance of tolerance and equality, peaceful coexistence and anti-discrimination through campaigning...

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Raising youth awareness about diversity

In October and November with the support of the Council of Europe online meetings were held with school students in Tbilisi and Batumi to raise awareness about diversity through presentations of videos on prejudices, stereotypes and diversity and through online debates afterwards. These meetings...

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The second Equality Week took place in Georgia

The Council of Europe Office in Georgia together with partner organisations organised the second Equality Week (9-16 November) in Georgia. The Equality Week is an annual event which aims to raise awareness about the importance of diversity and equality in Georgia as well as to provide information...

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The second Equality Week to be organised online in Georgia

4 November 2020 Tbilisi, Georgia

The Council of Europe Office in Georgia together with partner institutions and organisations will organise the second Equality Week (9-16 November) in Georgia. The Equality Week aims to raise awareness about the importance of diversity and equality in Georgia as well as to provide information on...

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Become an Equality Reporter

The Council of Europe Office in Georgia together with the Government’s Administration of Georgia invites young people to enter a competition of Equality Reporters. See full information in Georgian >>>

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Representatives of the Office of Resource Officers of Educational Institutions enhance capacities in human rights education

The second phase of the training of trainers on human rights education for the representatives of the Office of Resource Officers of Educational Institutions took place on 5-8 August. With the support of the Council of Europe and in cooperation with the Office of Resource Officers of Educational...

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Municipality representatives and youth develop initiatives in response to hate speech and discrimination

On 10 August, the Council of Europe and the State Ministry for Reconciliation and Civic Equality completed the training course “We together, We CAN!” against hate speech and discrimination. The course was conducted in two parts: the first part took place online on 27 July-4 August, and the second...

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Become an Equality Ambassador

The Council of Europe Office in Georgia invites young people living in Tbilisi, Adjara, Kvemo Kartli and Samtskhe-Javakheti to enter a competition of Equality Ambassadors. See full information in Georgian >>>

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Young people and educators learn about alternative narratives against hate speech

2 July, 2020

The fourth and last session of “Let’s Learn about Human Rights Online” took place on 2 July focusing on alternative narratives against hate speech. During the online session, young people and educators learnt about hate speech and how to deconstruct oppressive narratives. The participants were...

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Students discuss how to solve gender-based violence

9 June 2020

On 9 June, Ilia State University held an online meeting for students on “Gender-Based Violence: Causes and Necessary Steps" with the support of the Council of Europe. The meeting aimed at discussing the causes of gender-based violence and the current situation, as well as the possible ways and...

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