• Governments must join hands with civil society and the private sector to ensure equal access to justice for all

    Governments must join hands with civil society and the private sector to ensure equal access to justice for all

    The third International Legal Aid Conference (ILAC) in Georgia highlights global challenges and offers practical solutions in creating and reforming free legal aid systems for the poor and vulnerable 

    TBILISI. 13 November 2018 – Global challenges related to ensuring equal access to justice for all and free legal aid for the poor and vulnerable are the focus of the third International Legal Aid Conference (ILAC) ongoing in Tbilisi on 13-15 November 2018. The three-day event brings together 300 delegates from over 60 countries to discuss how countries can improve access to legal aid in their unique national contexts and deepen international cooperation in this critical field.      

    ILAC 2018 in Georgia is the third international forum on legal aid following the conferences in South Africa (2014) and Argentina (2016).


  • United Nations in Georgia launches Start Exhibition

    How do young people see their world, and what is important for them? What issues count for them? These and many other questions were answered by the works of art displayed in the Start Exhibition at the Expo Georgia in Tbilisi on 17 October 2018.


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  • UNICEF new Representative in Georgia hands over credentials to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    TBILISI, Georgia, 16 October, 2018. Newly appointed Representative of UNICEF in Georgia Dr. Ghassan Khalil presented his letter of accreditation to the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia Ms. Khatuna Totladze.




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  • Ministry of Internal Affairs reports on progress achieved in curbing violence against women and domestic violence

    The Human Rights Protection Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, with the support of UN Women and the EU, brought together development partners and civil society organizations to report on the progress achieved by the department throughout 2018.



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  • Time to end invisibility of LGBT people in Georgia - expert

    GENEVA (5 October 2018) - A UN expert has commended the commitment of the Georgian Government to address violence and discrimination against lesbians, gays, bisexuals and trans persons, but has expressed concern that implementation is falling short of what is urgently needed.

    The UN Independent Expert on Violence and Discrimination based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Victor Madrigal-Borloz said beatings were commonplace, harassment and bullying constant, and exclusion from family, education, work and health settings appear to be commonplace.


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