Ministry of Education Meeting with OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities

On Monday, Deputy Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of Georgia, Levan Kharatishvili held a working meeting with the OSCE High Commissioner for National Minorities (HCNM) Lamberto Zannier.

Kharatishvili briefed Zannier on programs and projects implemented for the ethnic minorities in the fields of education, science, culture and sport.

The meeting also focused on the ongoing reform of the education system spearheaded by Minister Mikheil Batiashvili. Zannier received comprehensive information on all aspects of education in Georgia and on the basic aspects of the new reforms. At the end of the meeting, both sides agreed on the necessity of deepening cooperation and taking specific steps forward.

Zannier will be visiting Georgia until September 21. Within the framework of the visit, the Commissioner will meet with the President of Georgia, Chairman of Parliament, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, and other government officials. Zannier will also hold meetings with the CEC Chairperson, Public Defender, and UN Office in Georgia, in addition to meetings with the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly President, civil society organizations, and members of Georgian national minority groups.


By Samantha Guthrie

Photo: Ministry of Education, Science, Culture, and Sport

19 September 2018 19:15