Salome Zurabichvili: ‘Georgia has consolidated its democratic institutions’

Parliamentary Assembly session 28 January 2020 Strasbourg

“Georgia's accession to the Council of Europe 21 years ago has marked the start of a path towards the transformation of our society, the liberation of the individual, the democratisation of the political system, the consolidation of democratic institutions, and a state based on the rule of law,”...

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David Zalkaliani: ‘We must keep the same determination to defend human rights as the authors of the Convention’

Parliamentary Assembly session 27 January 2020 Strasbourg

In his address to the Assembly today, the Georgian Minister for Foreign Affairs and President of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, David Zalkaliani, highlighted the fundamental role of the European Convention on Human Rights, which enabled the setting-up of a unique human...

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Conference – “Diaspora’s active participation in state-building processes”

16 December 2019 Tbilisi

On December 16, within the framework of Georgia’s Presidency of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, a conference – “Diaspora’s active participation in state-building processes” was held in Tbilisi. The conference, hosted by the Parliament of Georgia, was organized by the...

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Exchange of Views on Cyberviolence Against Women and Girls

12 December 2019 Strasbourg

Informal exchange of views at the level of Ministers’ Deputies was held on 12 December 2019 in Strasbourg, on cyberviolence against women and girls, within the framework of the Georgian Presidency of Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe. The event was planned within the framework of...

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Human Rights Day, 10 December 2019

Presidency of the Committee of Ministers 10 December 2019 Strasbourg

Statement by David Zalkaliani, President of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia

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Committee of Ministers: Georgia takes over Presidency from France

Presidency of the Committee of Ministers 27 November 2019 Strasbourg

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...

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Secretary General in Georgia: high-level meetings, new Action Plan launch

Secretary General 12 November 2019 Strasbourg

Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Marija Pejčinović Burić, has concluded on 11 November 2019 her official two-day visit to Georgia ahead of the Chairmanship in the Council of Europe that Georgia will assume on the 27th of November 2019. The agenda of the Secretary General’s visit...

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