Public Defender’s recommendations fulfilled by 50 percent

May 20, 2014

imageUcha Nanuashvili, Public Defender of Georgia, and Niels Scott, Head of UNDP in Georgia. May 2014. Photo: David Khizanishvili/UNDP

The Public Defender of Georgia and the United Nations Development Programme present an independent report which assesses the implementation of the recommendations issued by the Public Defender in 2008-2013 to the Government, Parliament, local self-governance and public institutions.

Ucha Nanuashvili, Public Defender of Georgia, and Niels Scott, Head of UNDP in Georgia attended the official launch of the Report. Giorgi Burjanadze, human rights researcher presented the findings of the study.

The event brought together representatives of the Government, Parliament, civil society and international organizations.

The assessment covers the main areas of the Public Defender’s work, including judiciary, prosecution, social and economic rights, and recommendations to the Parliament. It also includes the statistical data that shows the efficiency and implementation of those recommendations. The research reveals that 309 out of 614 recommendations were implemented in 2008-2013.  

The research was undertaken by an independent human rights expert in close cooperation with the Public Defender’s Office and with assistance from the United Nations Development Programme.

Contact Information

Sophie Tchitchinadze, UNDP in Georgia,, +995 599 196907

Ani Tamazashvili, Public Defender’s Office,, +995 595 033232