April, 24, Tbilisi – Final conference of the project “Supporting the visa liberalization process in Georgia by providing assistance in the field of personal data protection and anti-discrimination”
CRPE, together with Open Society Georgia Foundation organized in Tbilisi the closing event of the project Supporting the visa liberalization process in Georgia by providing assistance in the field of personal data protection and anti-discrimination. During the event, two reports of Romanian experts were launched, containing recommendations regarding the establishment of efficient systems for personal data protection and non-discrimination. The reports were presented byIstvan Haller, Board Member in the National Council for Combating Discrimination and Bogdan Manolea, affiliated expert on Personal Data Protection and are available in English here and here.
The event was attended by His Excellency the Romanian Ambassador to Georgia, Dumitru Badea, Georgian officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, from the Office of the Personal Data Protection Inspector, the Ombudsman’s Office, as well as other competent authorities in the field, representatives from the civil society and from the European Union Delegation in Georgia.
Georgia is in the second phase of the Visa Liberalization Action Plan and is currently waiting for an evaluation report from the European Commission.
The project aims to strengthen the capacity of the Georgian authorities with responsabilities in the field of personal data protection and anti-discrimination through sharing the Romanian experience of Euro-Atlantic integration.
Donor: The project is funded by the Romanian Government, through the budget for Official Development Assistance of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and implemented in partnership with United Nations Development Programme Bratislava Regional Centre.