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Committee of Ministers: Georgia takes over Presidency from France

Presidency of the Committee of Ministers Strasbourg 27 November 2019
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Committee of Ministers: Georgia takes over Presidency from France

The Presidency of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe today passed from France to Georgia, at a meeting at the organisation’s Strasbourg headquarters. France’s Secretary of State in charge of European Affairs Amélie de Montchalin gave an overview of her country’s achievements.

The new Chair of the Committee of Ministers, David Zalkaliani, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Georgia, presented the priorities of the Georgian Presidency, which will run for six months.

These include human rights and environmental protection, civil participation in decision-making process, child-friendly justice and strengthening democracy through education, culture and youth engagement.


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