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Wednesday, 14 June , 2023
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Ministry of Justice Participates in the Conference of the Contracting States of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)

Deputy Minister of Justice, Buba Lomuashvili spoke today about the progress in the Ministry of Justice in the direction of protecting the rights of persons with disabilities at the 16th session of the Conference of the Contracting States of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).

The Deputy Minister emphasized the importance of the principles of accessibility and inclusiveness and focused on the provision of simplified information and state services for disabled people.

It should be noted that the protection of the rights of persons with disabilities in the Ministry of Justice is carried out within the framework of the 2023 action plan. The document was developed with the involvement of the Advisory Council, which includes representative organizations of disabled people, non-governmental organizations and representatives of the disabled community.

The representatives of the executive and legislative authorities of Georgia also participated in the conference. Within the framework of the visit, a meeting is planned with the Chairperson of the United Nations Committee on Persons with Disabilities, Gertrude Oforiwa Fefoame.

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First Deputy Minister of Justice, Tamar Tkeshelashvili, Meets with Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations for Economic and Social Affairs, Li Junhua in New York

During a bilateral meeting in New York, First Deputy Minister of Justice Tamar Tkeshelashvili discussed the upcoming event dedicated to UN Public Services Day, set to be held in Tbilisi in 2026. She expressed her gratitude to Deputy Secretary-General Li Junhua and his team for their strong support and cooperation in this initiative.

The discussion highlighted one of the Ministry of Justice's key priorities: creating a human-centered system that ensures the provision of quality and secure services to all citizens.

Tamar Tkeshelashvili also underscored the significance of the 2023-2026 public administration reform strategy and the 2022-2025 public services development strategy. These strategic documents guide Georgia's ongoing development of public services, enhancing innovation and technology efficiency.

It should be the Ministry of Justice of Georgia's services were showcased at the 2024 UN Public Service Awards, highlighting the country's achievements.

The First Deputy Minister emphasized the considerable progress made by the Georgian government in establishing efficient, transparent, inclusive, and accountable state institutions.

At the end of the meeting, the parties agreed on the further development and deepening of cooperation in the direction of state services.

The meeting was also attended by the Permanent Representative of Georgia to the United Nations, David Bakradze, and Chairperson of the National Public Registry Agency, David Devidze.

At the conclusion of the meeting, both parties agreed to further develop and deepen their cooperation in state services.

The meeting was also attended by Permanent Representative of Georgia to the United Nations, David Bakradze and Chairperson of the National Public Registry Agency, David Devidze.