Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs Rosemary DiCarlo visits GeorgiaBack

On October 27-28 Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs  and Peacebuilding Affairs Rosemary A. DiCarlo visited Georgia where she met with Georgian government officials, representatives of UN agencies and partner civil society organizations based in Georgia.

On October 28 she met  Prime Minister of Georgia Giorgi Gakharia.  According to the Prime Minister's press office, the meeting underlined the importance of the UN’s Co-Chairmanship of the Geneva International Discussions (GID) in the peaceful resolution of the conflict. The special role of the organization was noted in light of the daily challenges faced in the occupied territories.

The sides focused on the grave situation along the occupation line, including the situation in Chorchana, restriction of movement to Akhalgori, the installation of barbed wire fences across the occupation line and detention of citizens.

The Prime Minister expressed hope that the UN will continue its efforts to promote progress with regards to issues on the GID agenda, prevent provocations and help de-escalate the situation.

According to the press service, the prime Minister of Georgia reaffirmed the country’s commitment to  peace policy aimed at implementing mutually beneficial projects under the new peace initiative.

During the visit she also held meetings with the President of Georgia, the speaker of the Parliament and the Foreign Minister of Georgia.

United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs Rosemary DiCarlo travelled to the South Caucasus region from 24 to 30 October 2019 in connection with the 18th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) and paid working visits to Azerbaijan, Georgia and Armenia.

With reporting by Georgian media