Georgian PM appoints new assistant for human rights
Tbilisi, Georgia, Oct.30
By Nana Kirtzkhalia - Trend:
Former Deputy Minister of Legal Assistance and Corrections Sopo Japaridze has been appointed as the PM's advisor for human rights and gender equality issues.
The Prime Minister introduced Sopo Japaridze at the cabinet meeting today, the press service of the head of Georgian government said Oct.30.
"Japaridze is a lawyer by profession," Irakli Garibashvili said. "She was an EU project manager. Earlier, she was Deputy Minister of Legal Assistance and Corrections. She has a great deal of experience in working in international and non-governmental organizations."
"As you know our government has a National Human Rights Strategy and Action Plan, efficient implementation of which is very important for us," the Prime Minister said. "I am sure Ms. Sophie will properly fulfill this duty."