Project Description Project Description

The cooperation Project “Enhanced Access to Legal Aid Services for Marginalised Population” supports legal aid providers in Georgia to increase the effectiveness, promptness, and accessibility of legal aid throughout the country, especially in regions and among minority populated areas. The project supports the Legal Aid Service (LAS) to reform its legislation and increase institutional capacity to comply with its expanded mandate. The project will also develop new tools aimed at improving the quality of legal services and the capacity of the LAS Training Centre. The project works with legal aid providers to increase awareness on available services in the country, including in rural and minority populated areas and supports coordination between justice sector actors.

Project Partners and Beneficiaries Project Partners and Beneficiaries
  • Legal Aid Service;
  • Georgian Bar Association;
  • Parliament of Georgia; 
  • other justice sector professionals.
Budget Budget
580 000 euros
Duration Duration
24 months, 15/12/2021 – 14/12/2023
Project Contacts Project Contacts

The project is implemented by the Council of Europe’s Cooperation Programmes Division of the Department for the Implementation of Human Rights, Justice and Legal Cooperation Standards, Directorate General for Human Rights and the Rule of Law together with the Council of Europe Office in Georgia.

Project Coordinator

Natalia KHODAKEVICH

Senior Project Officer

Bakar JIKIA

Project Assistant

Archil PASHALISHVILI