Georgia holds working meeting on study of COVID-19 management and impact
BAKU, Azerbaijan, August 4
By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:
The Government of Georgia held the first working meeting on the Study of COVID-19 Management and Impact of the pandemic with an engagement of international partners and experts, Trend reports referring the Press Service of the Government Administration.
Head of the Government Administration Natia Mezvrishvili reiterated the significance of the study for the Government of Georgia at the working meeting and expressed gratitude to international partners for their active participation.
Study covers such important topics as crisis management, analysis of the legal framework under the pandemic and human rights. It is aimed at the identification of challenges witnessed during the pandemic to make sure that the country responds to the potentially repeated wave of the pandemic and similar disasters more effectively.
Within the scope of the referred independent study, an analysis will be carried out to assess impact made by the crisis in social and legal terms; its impact on human rights; and the degree of resistance and sustainability demonstrated by public institutions.
Actions taken by the government of Georgia during the state of emergency and within the process of crisis management will be evaluated, along with the existing challenges and impact of COVID-19 on the vulnerable groups of the population. Recommendations are also being developed within the scope of the study for a new wave of the crisis and better preparedness of public institutions.
The study, which also ensures the crisis management during the pandemic, along with an assessment of the legal system and system for the protection of human rights, will be completed by the end of 2020.
It will be carried out by experts commissioned by international partners and jointly implemented by 8 agencies from the UN and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
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