The second information sharing meeting between the Georgian participants of the Incident Prevention and Response Mechanism (IPRM), European Union Monitoring Mission (EUMM) and women’s civil society organizations conflict-affected women living along administrative boundary lines (ABL) with South Ossetia and Abkhazia took place in Tbilisi on November 20th, 2014.
Head of EUMM Toivo Klaar, participants of IPRM from the ministries of Reconciliation and Civic Equity and Ministry of Internal Affairs, Zviad Zviadadze, Marina Salukvadze and Giorgi Jighauri shared the information about the mechanisms, exchanged observations concerning humanitarian situation on ABL, and discussed with women their needs and recommendations.
On November 18, 2014 Mr. Rati Bregadze, Deputy Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs of Georgia and Ms. Lela Bakradze, Assistant Representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Country Office in Georgia held a press conference dedicated to the launch of the State of World Population Report 2014 “The power of 1.8 billion: adolescents, youth and the transformation of the future”.
After the press conference the Georgian youth representatives together with their peers from 19 countries in the EECA region participated in the video conference to pass on the messages on “the power of 1.8 billion: adolescents, youth and the transformation of the future”.
The State of World Population report 2014 puts a high emphasis on the importance of investing in young people for the sustainable development of the country.
UNRC Niels Scott took part in the conference dedicated to the World Day of Remembrance for road traffic victims. H.E. Ms. Martina Quick, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Sweden and H.E. Mr. Priit Turk , Ambassador of the Republic of Estonia, as well as representatives from British and Dutch embassy, Tbilisi City Hall and the Ministry of Education also attended the conference.
In Georgia due to road traffic incidents, over 8 000 people gets injured every year. As we remember road traffic victims, let’s work together to make sure no other life is lost.
The conference was organized by Georgia Alliance for Safe Roads with the support of the DPI/UNO.
Within the framework of Tolerance Week launched at the University of Georgia, UNRC Niels Scott held a public lecture. He talked about importance of tolerance and UN’s work in this field. Students from different faculties attended the lecture and at the end had a chance to ask questions.
The UN Resident Coordinator in Georgia Niels Scott visited the International Black Sea University. He met with the Rector of the university lyas Chiloglu and held a public lecture for students.