In the frames of the visit meetings were held at European Court, the European Council, the European Court of Human Rights and Permanent Representation of Georgia to the Council of Europe.
At the European Court, Andrea Angel, a representative of the public relations unit, hosted our members of delegation, who introduced us structural units of Superior Legislative Body of the European Union and details of activities of the European Parliament.
At the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, a meeting was held with its lawyer from Georgia, Ms. Nino Khaindrava. She introduced us specifics, modern challenges and innovations of the court in details. Ms. Khaindrava gave the thorough answers to all questions asked by the members of our delegation, about the processual peculiarities of applying to European Court of Human Rights, timescales, problems of court decisions execution. The questions also were about Georgian lawsuit against Russia and perspectives of court decision execution of paying compensation imposed upon Russia. At the end of the meeting we watched a movie about the court.
We also met Ms Lela Marshania, European Council projects manager for Media at its headquarters. The members of delegation received thorough information about ongoing and planned projects.
We witnessed very pleasant news in Strasbourg: the Representative Mission of Georgia in the European Council now has its own building, where Mr. Konstantine Kvachakidze, a Deputy Chief of mission of Georgia, hosted us. The conversation was about the Representative Mission of Georgia in the European Council. We received very interesting information of hearings of Committee of Ministers, about court decisions execution issues. Representatives of Georgia usually attend meetings of Committee of Ministers. The members of the delegation discussed political issues with the Georgian diplomat.
It is very pleasant to know that at the office of the Representative Mission of Georgia in the European Council, so-called Sunday-school is open for Georgian children living is Strasbourg. Free lessons are provided for them by Georgian teachers.
Educational – Research Centre thanks everybody who made our visit successful and productive.
Special thanks to Georgian Ambassador to the European Union, Mr. Irakli Giviashvili.
The main goal of the Educational – Research Centre is to provide the enhancement of the level of education in Georgia.
In order to achieve the abovementioned goal, the Centre is planning to carry out various activities, including scientific and sociological researches.
Translating activities, different discussions, workshops, conferences etc. are parts of the planned activities.
One of the main activities of the Centre, especially for students, is to conduct the educational visits to the international institution, such as the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, the European Council, the Parliament of Europe, the Court of Justice of the European Union in Luxemburg, the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture, Venice Commission etc.