• 2020-06-12 Giorgi Gakharia: Success achieved in any direction loses its sense, if human rights standard is not maintained

    "We have always been saying that Georgian approach in the fight against the pandemic was predominantly focused on the health and life of humans and only after that on most quick recovery of the national economy, so that no risk would be cast on the health of humans. Success in any direction loses its sense, if in parallel we do not maintain the due standard of human rights". It was stated by Giorgi Gakharia, Prime Minister of Georgia at a meeting of the Inter-Agency Human Rights Council today.

  • 2020-06-12 Government Defines Spaces to Enforce Mandatory Facemask Use

    The Georgian Government's latest decree defines indoor facilities to enforce the mandatory use of facemasks. Failure to comply will result in legally prescribed fines against both individuals and legal entities.