Penitentiary and Probation Minister of Georgia met with EU Ambassador to Georgia Janos Herman. The sides discussed the cooperation of European Union and Ministry of Corrections, joint projects and penal reforms.
According to Kakha Kakhishvili, the new project was highlighted which is implementing by the financial support of European Union. It provides correction ministry’s development.
As Kakhishvili said, EU has important role in this process. He thanked to Herman for involvement in development process of Georgia.
The participants of the Ambassadorial discussed the issues of Georgia’s democratic development in the frames of the working session.
The Heads of the Georgian diplomatic missions met Minister of Justice of Georgia Tea Tsulukiani, Minister of Corrections Kakha Kakhishvili and First Vice-Speaker of the Parliament of Georgia Manana Kobakhidze, who addressed the representatives of the Georgian diplomatic corps focusing on the reforms carried out by the Georgian Parliament and Government and on the future plans.
Manana Kobakhidze summed up the Georgian legislative branch’s four-year activity and main achievements and focused on the legislative reforms.
Minister of Justice of Georgia highlighted the progress achieved in the sphere of human rights protection, focused on the pre-election environment and once again underlined the strong will and readiness of the Georgian Government to hold the elections in compliance with the high democratic standards. Tea Tsulukiani also presented a new project of the Georgian National Archives, which serves the purpose of highlighting the history of the Georgian diplomacy.
Kakha Kakhishvili spoke about the important reforms carried out in the penitentiary system and underlined that today Georgia’s penitentiary system is in full conformity with the EU standards.
Georgian Foreign Minister Mikheil Janelidze thanked his colleagues for participation in the Ambassadorial. First Deputy Foreign Minister David Zalkaliani was a moderator of the working panel.