About Civil.ge
Eng | Geo | Rus
Last updated: 01:04 - 23 Jun.'17
RSS
Mobile
Twitter
Facebook
Georgian, U.S. Officials to Discuss Democratic Reforms
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi / 26 Apr.'11 / 20:49

A bilateral U.S.-Georgia working group under the strategic partnership charter between the two countries will meet on April 27 in Tbilisi to discuss “a range of issues related to democratic reforms in Georgia”, according to the U.S. embassy in Tbilisi.

The working group on democracy is one of those four inter-agency bilateral groups, which were established to address priority areas of the U.S.-Georgia Strategic Partnership Charter, which was signed in January, 2009. Other priority areas of cooperation identified by the charter are security, economic and people-to-people relations.

Tina Kaidanow, the deputy assistant secretary for European and Eurasian affairs, and Kathleen Fitzpatrick, the deputy assistant secretary of state for democracy, human rights and labor, will co-chair the U.S. delegation at the democracy working group meeting in Tbilisi.

The Georgian delegation will be co-chaired by Sergi Kapanadze, the deputy foreign minister and Tinatin Burjaliani, the deputy justice minister.

During the visit the U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretaries of State will also meet with civil society and opposition representatives, according to the U.S. embassy.

The most recent meeting of the democracy working group was held in November, 2010 in Washington and was co-chaired by Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Michael Posner. The latter was in Georgia in November, 2009 when the democracy working group met in Tbilisi.

Latest News
23 Jun.'17 01:04
Moscow Cuts ‘Investment’ Funding for Tskhinvali
90% of South Ossetia’s budget for 2017 was subsidized by the Russian Federation.
22 Jun.'17 17:20
Crime Wave Stirs Public Outcry in Abkhazia
Public demands action to stop “lawlessness” in the region, authorities promise to investigate the cases.
21 Jun.'17 16:59
Senior MEP: Mukhtarli Case ‘Very Alerting’
Rebecca Harms called for “an independent investigation” both in Azerbaijan and Georgia.
21 Jun.'17 16:16
Parliamentary Opposition Renews Calls for Plebiscite over Constitution Reform
Movement for Liberty - European Georgia submitted 150,000 signatures to the Government administration.
21 Jun.'17 14:21
Venice Commission on Georgia’s New Constitution
The Council of Europe’s (CoE) advisory body for legal affairs released its opinion on June 19.
21 Jun.'17 11:48
FM Janelidze Joins EaP Ministerial in Luxemburg
Federica Mogherini chaired the EU and EaP foreign ministers’ gathering to discuss further cooperation.
20 Jun.'17 19:05
PACE Media Freedom Rapporteur on Mukhtarli Case
Volodymyr Ariev calls for immediate release of Azerbaijani journalist.
20 Jun.'17 18:23
Prime Minister Kvirikashvili on Mukhtarli Case
Giorgi Kvirikashvili calls for avoiding “premature conclusions” over the Azerbaijani journalist’s case.
20 Jun.'17 17:40
President Declines Request for Convening Special Parliamentary Session
Margvelashvili caled on the Parliament to continue working on a ‘consensual’ text of the constitution.
20 Jun.'17 16:07
Georgian Journalists Request Meeting with PM Kvirikashvili
Journalists speak of ‘delayed’ investigation and unaddressed questions in Afgan Mukhtarli’s case.

About Civil Georgia
Civil.Ge © 2001-2017, Daily News Online
Registered office: 2 Dolidze Str, 4-th Floor.
83