About Civil.ge
Eng | Geo | Rus
Last updated: 17:57 - 15 Dec.'17
RSS
Mobile
Twitter
Facebook
GYLA Elects New Chairperson
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi / 6 Dec.'17 / 16:59


Sukhan Saladze. Photo: gyla.ge

The Georgian Young Lawyers Association (GYLA), one of the largest human rights watchdogs in Georgia, elected on December 5 Sulkhan Saladze as its new chairperson, replacing Ana Natsvlishvili, who had led the organization over the past three years.
 
Speaking on his priorities on December 6, Sulkhan Saladze said the organization would continue focusing on issues related to human rights, problems persisting in the judiciary, as well as media freedom.

“I personally wish to, and certainly we will talk about it further as well, to also focus on those issues, which were not actively covered by GYLA until now; one thing is clear that the country is facing serious challenges today in terms of both human rights protection and generally, with respect to good governance,” Sulkhan Saladze said.

Sulkhan Saladze, a lawyer, has been working at the Georgian Young Lawyers Association since 2011. In 2016, he was appointed by the Parliament as a member of the Georgian Public Broadcaster’s Board of Trustees. 

According to the statute of the Georgian Young Lawyers Association, a chairperson is elected by the Board from its members for a one year term. A person cannot be elected as a Chairperson for more than three consecutive terms.

Latest News
15 Dec.'17 17:57
GEL Appreciates Against USD, EUR
Georgian national currency is trading at 2.5597 against USD and at 3.0256 against EUR.
15 Dec.'17 11:58
U.S. Senator Challenges Javelin Sale to Georgia
Senator Rand Paul introduces a resolution seeking to prohibit the proposed sale.
14 Dec.'17 18:26
42nd Round of Geneva International Discussions
Disagreements between sides persist during the December 12-13 round of the Geneva talks.
14 Dec.'17 14:57
Constitutional Changes Passed with First Reading
The final reading on constitutional amendments will be held during the spring session in 2018. 
14 Dec.'17 13:48
Parliament Approves 2018 State Budget
The Government forecasts 4.5% economic growth. 
13 Dec.'17 17:54
Russia to Sign Citizenship Deals with Sokhumi
Moscow is preparing two agreements on dual citizenship, simplified citizenship acquisition procedure.
13 Dec.'17 15:38
Central Bank Increases Key Rate to 7.25%
The monetary policy committee will hold its next meeting on January 31, 2018.
13 Dec.'17 12:02
Georgia’s Foreign Trade in Jan-Nov 2017
Trade deficit figure stands at USD 4.68 billion.
12 Dec.'17 17:49
Senior Lawmakers Voice Support to Mandatory Gender Quotas Bill
The legislative proposal might be adopted in early spring of 2018, according to GDDG’s Eka Beselia.
12 Dec.'17 16:55
President Appoints Two New Ambassadors
Viktor Dolidze and Elguja Khokrishvili will take office from January 2018.

About Civil Georgia
Civil.Ge © 2001-2017, Daily News Online
Registered office: 2 Dolidze Str, 4-th Floor.
94